Purdue falls to No. 2 Michigan 68-53

Updated: January 24, 2013, 10:48 PM ET
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When D.J. Byrd banked in a 3-pointer in the middle of the first half to give Purdue a two-point lead, there was a sense that the Boilermakers might actually pull off an upset on the road.

In the second half, those hopes fell apart when Byrd and his teammates suddenly lost their touch from outside.

Trey Burke had 15 points and eight assists and gave No. 2 Michigan a boost on defense, helping the Wolverines shake free of Purdue for a 68-53 win Thursday night. Michigan ...

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