Sports
5:58 am
Mon March 1, 2010

No. 14 Michigan State beats No. 3 Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Raymar Morgan had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 3 Purdue 53-44 on Sunday and snap the Boilermakers' 10-game win streak.

Draymond Green added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans (22-7, 12-4 Big Ten), who avenged a 76-64 loss to the Boilermakers on Feb. 9 in East Lansing, Mich.

E'Twaun Moore scored 12 points, and JaJuan Johnson and Chris Kramer scored 11 for Purdue in its first game since losing versatile forward Robbie Hummel. The junior tore the ACL in his right knee Wednesday against Minnesota and will miss the rest of the season.

Opportunity knocked for Purdue (24-4, 12-4) a day after No. 1 Kansas lost to Oklahoma State and No. 2 Kentucky lost to Tennessee. Instead, the Boilermakers fell a half game behind Ohio State in the Big Ten race.