Boxscore
Villanova 89, Purdue 81
Thursday, November 15, 2012 9:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - Bo Boroski, Brian O'Connell, Bert Smith
Attendance - 6149

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Villanova 35 40 14 89
Purdue 29 46 6 81

Recap


Villanova 89, Purdue 81 (OT):
James Bell sank two 3-pointers in overtime after the Wildcats had rallied from an eight-point deficit with 1:15 remaining in regulation and Villanova won the 2K Sports Classic semifinal game at Madison Square Garden.

Darrun Hilliard, a sophomore guard for Villanova (3-0), scored a career-high 22 points, freshman point guard Ryan Arcidiacono had 18 points and five assists and Bell had 15 points and nine rebounds. 

D.J. Byrd scored 16 points to lead the Boilermakers (1-2). Terone Johnson added 13 and his younger brother Ronnie Johnson had 12. 

Byrd had eight points and two assists in a 14-4 run that brought Purdue back from a 10-point deficit and tied the score with 12:40 remaining in the game. The Boilermakers then went on a 10-0 run minutes later to go up by nine with 7:30 remaining.

Villanova will play Alabama in Friday's championship game while Purdue will meet Oregon State in the third-place game.

GAME NOTEBOOK: After missing five consecutive free throws late in regulation, Villanova made 17 straight to end the game. … Purdue, the worst free-throw shooting team in the Big Ten last season, started the game 2-for-8 from the line before finishing 16-for-28. … Villanova’s top returning scorer from last season, 6-10 center Mouphtaou Yarou, went scoreless until converting a three-point play with 14:42 remaining. He finished with four points.

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mouphtaou Yarou 19:00 1-4 0-0 2-3 4 3 7 0 2 0 4 0 4
Darrun Hilliard 34:00 7-10 2-3 6-8 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 1 22
JayVaughn Pinkston 33:00 4-9 0-2 8-8 1 2 3 2 5 1 2 1 16
James Bell 37:00 5-16 3-10 2-2 2 6 8 1 3 1 3 1 15
Ryan Arcidiacono 39:00 3-14 3-7 9-10 0 2 2 6 2 1 7 0 18
Tony Chennault 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2
Daniel Ochefu 26:00 3-5 0-0 1-2 3 5 8 0 2 1 1 0 7
Maurice Sutton 9:00 0-1 0-0 5-7 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 1 5
Achraf Yacoubou 17:00 0-3 0-2 0-1 1 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 24-64 8-24 33-41 11 27 38 11 22 7 18 4 89
  37.5% 33.3% 80.5% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 18

Purdue Boilermakers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
D.J. Byrd 32:00 6-12 3-9 1-2 1 4 5 5 5 0 4 0 16
Ronnie Johnson 32:00 3-11 0-6 6-8 0 3 3 9 5 3 4 0 12
Sandi Marcius 10:00 0-4 0-0 1-2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1
Anthony Johnson 24:00 2-6 0-1 0-1 1 5 6 1 5 0 1 0 4
Donnie Hale 16:00 4-6 0-0 3-4 4 2 6 0 3 1 0 0 11
Terone Johnson 34:00 5-15 2-5 1-4 2 2 4 4 4 1 2 1 13
Rapheal Davis 12:00 1-4 0-1 2-2 0 3 3 0 3 0 2 0 4
A.J. Hammons 16:00 2-7 0-0 1-2 3 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 5
Jay Simpson 8:00 2-4 0-1 0-2 1 3 4 0 2 0 1 2 4
Travis Carroll 17:00 3-3 0-0 1-1 1 1 2 0 3 1 0 1 7
Jacob Lawson 23:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 1 3 1 1 4
Dru Anthrop 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 225 30-77 5-23 16-28 16 29 45 19 33 9 16 7 81
  39.0% 21.7% 57.1% Team Rebs: 8   Total TO: 16
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