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Purdue men's basketball opens Big Ten play with a win

The Big Ten conference season opener for Purdue’s men’s basketball team ended with a win.

The final score against Iowa Wednesday night was 79 - 76.

Robbie Hummel had 16 points and D.J. Byrd had 14.

Purdue is 1 - 0 in the Big Ten and 11 - 3 overall.

The Boilermakers return to play Saturday at 4 p.m., taking on Illinois in Mackey Arena.