Breakdown: #4 Purdue's loss at Indiana

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Breakdown: #4 Purdue's loss at Indiana
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In a classic example of the sort of wildness that can occur in rivalries, No. 4 Purdue lost a 68-65 thriller at Indiana on Thursday night, snapping the Boilermakers' nine-game winning streak against the Hoosiers. Purdue had its chance, a chance to steal a win Indiana should have felt it had every right to. To that point, the Boilermakers' crippling turnover problems and shoddy foul shooting had combined with a heroic performance from IU veteran guard and Lafayette native Rob Phinisee to put the Hoosiers at the cusp of a win over Purdue, finally.