|Purdue vs Northwestern Final: 70-57 - Recap|
Purdue earned a 70-57 victory over Northwestern on Saturday, getting 21 points from Carsen Edwards at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Bettors who backed Purdue were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -7.0 at sportsbooks.
Nojel Eastern had 15 points for Purdue and Matt Haarms chipped in with 11 points. Carsen Edwards had 5 assists for them, while Trevion Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Northwestern got 14 points from A.J. Turner in a losing cause and another 13 points from Vic Law. A.J. Turner contributed 3 assists for them, while Vic Law had 7 rebounds.
Purdue led at halftime, 33-26.
Purdue had a 34-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.