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Boiling Point

  • Crossroads Classic extended through 2019
    The Crossroads Classic, a men's basketball event held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, has been extended through 2019, the athletic directors at Indiana, Butler, Purdue and Notre Dame announced Thursday.
  • Purdue to play Kansas State in Maui
    Purdue drew Kansas State in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, for which the bracket was revealed Wednesday.
  • Purdue finds a punter for 2015
    Joe Schopper, a punter at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, tweeted Tuesday that he has committed to join Purdue's Class of 2015.

Purdue leads Ball State at halftime

Purdue leads Ball State 27-21 at halftime Tuesday at Mackey Arena.

A.J. Hammons has 10 points and four rebounds for the Boilermakers. Jacob Lawson has four points and seven rebounds.

Terone Johnson has six points for Purdue.

The Boilermakers shot 35.3 percent from the floor. Ball State shot 32 percent.

Jesse Berry leads the Cardinals with nine points.