BRESLIN CENTER — Michigan State played carelessly at times in the first half, but this was a 36-30 game at the break (moments ago) mostly because Purdue is playing an attacking style of basketball and doing so with confidence.
It helps Purdue that D.J. Byrd scored 11 points in the first 10 minutes, hitting 5 of 7 shots. He’s the complementary piece the Boilermakers need consistently to be competitive in the Big Ten.
Sorry to cut it off here. Internet issues at halftime led to a late start. More after the game.