Biggie, Boilermakers bank big win in Bloomington

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan shoots against Indiana's Thomas Bryant during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Vince Edwards matched his career-high with 26 points and Caleb Swanigan added 16 points and 14 rebounds Thursday night as No. 16 Purdue used a late charge to beat rival Indiana 69-64.
The Boilermakers (20-5, 9-3 Big Ten) have won three straight and six of seven to move into second place in the conference.
Thomas Bryant scored 23 points and James Blackmon Jr. added 11 in his return from a lower left leg injury. It still wasn’t enough for Indiana (15-10, 5-7), which has lost two in a row and four of five.