COL BKB: Indiana 97, Purdue 60

Jan. 30, 2013 at 11:47 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Cody Zeller led all five Indiana starters in double figures Wednesday and the No. 3 Hoosiers easily disposed of Purdue 97-60.

Indiana kept pace with Michigan at the top of the Big Ten Conference, setting up a showdown for the league lead in Bloomington on Saturday.

Michigan defeated Northwestern earlier in the evening 68-46, leaving both the Wolverines and Hoosiers at 7-1 in league play.

Zeller scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Victor Oladipo and Christian Watford both had 17. Indiana owned a 20-point halftime lead and did not let up during the second period while forcing 18 turnovers.

The Hoosiers climbed to 19-2 for the season.

Purdue (11-10, 4-4) was led by a career-best 30 points from freshman A.J. Hammons.

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