Boxscore
Eastern Michigan 47, Purdue 44
Saturday, December 8, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Officials - Lamont Simpson, Johnny Wilkins, Gerald Williams
Attendance - 1790

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Purdue 20 24 44
Eastern Michigan 19 28 47

Recap

Eastern Michigan 47, Purdue 44: Derek Thompson scored all eight of his points in the second half as the Eagles held on for the upset win over the visiting Boilermakers.

Despite shooting just 30.9 percent from the field and missing 11 of its 19 free throw attempts, Eastern Michigan (6-2) notched its first-ever win over Purdue and just its 10th in 81 games against Big Ten Conference teams.

After trailing by as many as nine in the first half, the Eagles used an 8-2 run early in the second half to take the lead for good. EMU, which did not hit a 3-point field goal in the opening 20 minutes, connected on five from beyond the arc in the first nine minutes after halftime to take a 44-34 lead with 8:27 remaining.

Terone Johnson led the Boilermakers (4-5) with 12 points and eight rebounds but missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining and committed a turnover on Purdue's last possession with two seconds left. A.J. Hammons added 11 points and seven boards as Purdue failed again to get over the .500 mark.

GAME NOTEBOOK: After committing a season-high 24 turnovers in a loss at No. 4 Syracuse earlier this week, Eastern Michigan had a season-low four against Purdue. ... Boilermakers senior G D.J. Byrd, the team's second leading scorer (9.8), was held to two points on a pair of free throws and went 0-5 from 3-point range. Byrd has scored just two total points and is 0-for-14 from 3-point range in his team's last two Saturday games. ... Eastern Michigan did not score a field goal in the final 8:27 of the game and went just 3-for-7 from the free throw line in that stretch.

Purdue Boilermakers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dru Anthrop 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 2
Donnie Hale 16:00 0-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 1
A.J. Hammons 31:00 4-10 0-0 3-6 2 5 7 2 1 0 3 4 11
Terone Johnson 36:00 4-11 3-7 1-4 3 5 8 1 2 0 4 0 12
D.J. Byrd 26:00 0-5 0-5 2-2 1 4 5 2 5 0 2 0 2
Jay Simpson 6:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Ronnie Johnson 35:00 4-13 0-0 3-4 4 2 6 0 3 0 4 0 11
Anthony Johnson 18:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 6 7 3 1 0 2 1 3
Rapheal Davis 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0
Jacob Lawson 10:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
Travis Carroll 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 14-47 4-14 12-20 13 31 44 9 19 2 18 6 44
  29.8% 28.6% 60.0% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 18

Eastern Michigan Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Glenn Bryant 28:00 1-8 1-3 0-3 1 2 3 0 2 2 1 1 3
Austin Harper 12:00 1-2 0-1 4-4 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 6
Daylen Harrison 31:00 2-6 0-0 0-0 3 8 11 1 1 1 0 0 4
DaShonte Riley 22:00 2-4 0-0 1-4 0 3 3 1 3 0 0 2 5
Jalen Ross 19:00 1-6 1-2 2-2 0 1 1 5 0 1 1 0 5
J.R. Sims 23:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 1 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 7
Derek Thompson 20:00 3-9 2-6 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 8
Jamell Harris 14:00 1-2 0-0 1-3 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 2 3
Matt Balkema 18:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 1 0 0 2
Ray Lee 13:00 2-8 0-2 0-3 2 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 4
TOTAL 200 17-55 5-18 8-19 10 21 31 9 16 11 4 6 47
  30.9% 27.8% 42.1% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 4