Purdue Wins, Bowl Eligibility Hinges On Bucket Game

By Dean Pantazi

Purdue Wins, Bowl Eligibility Hinges On Bucket Game

November 18, 2012 Updated Nov 18, 2012 at 1:16 AM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS (www.incnow.tv) - Akeem Hunt scored on a 63 pass play and Akeem Shavers on a late short run to lead Purdue's 20-17 win at Illinois Saturday.

The win moves the Boilermakers to 5-6, and a win over Indiana in the Old Oaken Bucket game would make Purdue bowl eligible with a sixth win.

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