The 2010 Final Four will be held in the Big Ten's backyard in Indianapolis. Purdue and Michigan State are among the league's teams angling to book their ticket.
Kevin Coble scored 16 points and Northwestern defeated Purdue 64-61 to end the Boilermakers' seven-game home winning streak.
JaJuan Johnson hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left night and Purdue capped a wild comeback from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat Northwestern 63-61.
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Robbie Hummel scored 15 points, and No. 19 Purdue beat Northwestern 68-43 to move into a first-place tie in the Big Ten.
Freshman E'Twaun Moore scored a season-high 28 points and No. 19 Purdue beat Northwestern 71-56 on Saturday for its 11th straight victory.
The Big Ten has some teams rebuilding at the bottom, but Michigan State, Indiana and Wisconsin have established themselves as the league's very best, writes Reggie Rankin.
Northwestern 78, Purdue 76 (OT)