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Purdue leads at the half

WEST LAFAYETTE - Ronnie Johnson scored 10 points and handed out four assists to help Purdue to a 37-33 halftime lead over Santa Clara in the College Basketball Invitational on Monday in Mackey Arena.

Purdue, which made 3 of its first 15 shots, fell behind 17-9 before passing up the Broncos 31-30 on Terone Johnson's driving layup with 2:31 remaining in the half.

Although former South Side standout Raphael Davis is yet to score, his seven rebounds have helped Purdue own a 24-17 advantage off the boards. Terone Johnson has eight points, and Anthony Johnson has seven.