GAME RECAP

Impact player

Kendall Stephens, Purdue

The sophomore guard scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half, and his back-to-back threes tied the score 56-56 with about six minutes left and sent Purdue on its winning run.

By the numbers

8 Trips to the free-throw line for Purdue in the final 5:28. The Boilermakers made all eight.

10 Minnesota's lead with 8:48 to play.

18 Points in the paint for the Gophers, compared to Purdue's 32.

8 Winning streak for the Gophers that ended Wednesday.

AMELIA RAYNO