WEST LAFAYETTE – After the final buzzer sounded, the entire Purdue team gathered in front of the student section to acknowledge the crowd. Carl Landry went to the fans, first the students, and then a few others and slapped high-five with anyone who was willing to extend a hand.

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Freshman DeShawn Sims is quickly pounced on by two Purdue defenders on Saturday night. The Boilermakers defeated Michigan 67-53 in West Lafayette. (BENJI DELL/Daily)

Why not?

The 6-foot-7 senior did pretty much everything else, scoring 22 points and grabbing seven rebounds, in a 67-53 win in front of a raucous Mackey Arena crowd Saturday night.

Landry did one more thing to Michigan – the Purdue center dealt a serious blow to the Wolverines’ NCAA Tournament hopes. Michigan needs an impressive showing in conference play along with a quality win on the road to tack on their resum

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