WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Terone Johnson scored 15 points to reach 1,000 for his career and help Purdue defeat Siena 81-73 on Sunday.
Bryson Scott led the Boilermaker with 16 points. Ronnie Johnson scored 14 points and A.J. Hammons had 12 points and six blocks for Purdue (5-0). Errick Peck did not score, but he had 11 rebounds and two blocks. Purdue’s next game will be against Oklahoma State in the Old Spice Classic on Thursday in Orlando.
Evan Hymes scored 18 points, Brett Bispring had 16 and eight rebounds and Rob Poole added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Siena (2-4), which had won two straight.
Purdue shot 50 percent in the second half to pull away. The Boilermakers might have won more easily, but they made just 22 of 37 free throws.
The Boilermakers held Siena to 39 percent shooting and 1-for-10 from 3-point range.