Purdue defeats UNC Wilmington 66-40

Purdue defeats UNC Wilmington 66-40
November 21, 2012, 10:25 pm
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Purdue's Terone Johnson (0) shoots while being fouled by North Carolina-Wilmington's Tanner Milson during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/The Journal & Courier, John Terhune)


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Terone Johnson scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Purdue beat UNC Wilmington 66-40 on Wednesday night.

DJ Byrd and Travis Carroll each scored 10 points for the Boilermakers, who snapped a two-game skid.

Keith Rendleman had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Seahawks (1-3), who have lost three straight.

Terone Johnson, who scored 10 points in the first half, hit a 3-pointer at the end of the half to give Purdue a 29-28 lead at halftime.

The Boilermakers (2-3), who held the Seahawks to just 12 points in the second half, went on an 18-3 run to start the second and took a 42-30 lead capped off with a 3-pointer by Terone Johnson with 9:59 left to play.