WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Isaiah Thompson scored 14 points and Purdue responded to coach Matt Painter challenging his players' toughness with one of the season's best efforts in a 70-51 home rout of Wisconsin.
The Boilermakers (11-9, 4-5 Big Ten) improved to 41-4 lifetime at home against the Badgers (12-8, 5-4). Sasha Stefanovic added 12 points and Purdue had seven scorers contributing at least five points. Purdue also limited the Badgers to their second-lowest point total of the season. The home team dominated on the boards, 42-16, which included 16 offensive rebounds. Evan Boudreaux had a game-high 13.