'Bedlam in Bloomington': Reaction to IU basketball beating Purdue behind Rob Phinisee's heroics

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Rob Phinisee played the hero for Indiana. His 3-pointer with 16.9 seconds against Purdue gave Indiana a 66-65 lead, Trayce Jackson-Davis hit two free throws and Indiana knocked off the No. 4 Boilermakers 68-65 after Jayden Ivey's 3-point attempt rimmed out. It marked IU's first win over Purdue since Feb. 20, 2016. The Boilermakers had won nine straight in the series.

Bedlam ensued.

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This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: IU basketball beats Purdue, for first time since 2016, Twitter reacts

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