Terone Johnson scored 14 points and had six rebounds as the host Purdue men's basketball team beat UMES, 79-50, Tuesday night.
Errick Peck scored nine points for Purdue (9-3), which improved to 8-0 all-time against MEAC opponents.
Kyree Jones led the way with a game-high 23 points for UMES (2-6), which has lost 24 consecutive road games.
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Hammons led a 14-0 run as Purdue jumped out to an early 11-point advantage before Johnson hit a 3-pointer to put the Boilermakers up 25-8 with just over eight minutes left in the first half. Purdue held UMES to just 21.7 percent shooting and forced eight turnovers in the opening period to take a 37-17 edge into the break.
It was more of the same in the second stanza as the Boilermakers used a 15-5 spurt to increase their advantage to 26 after Sterling Carter's 3. Purdue went ahead 62-35 with just under eight minutes remaining and cruised to its eighth straight home win.
Wesley at Washington College, ppd: The game between the Wolverines (6-1) and host Shoremen (2-4) was postponed because the game and shot clocks were not working.
Virginia 81, UMES 46: The host Cavaliers (4-5) outscored the Hawks 45-23 in the second half.
Jessica Long led UMES (3-7) with 11 points.
Bryn Athyn 67, Notre Dame (Md.) 23: Kamelya Medina had 14 points and 11 rebounds in a losing effort for the visiting Gators (0-9).
Eastern Mennonite 58, Washington College 55: The Royals (8-2) never trailed against the host Shorewomen (2-7).
Carley Kendall and Claire Mattox led Washington College with 10 points each.
Stevenson 72, Salem International 55: Kayla Kelly scored 17 points to power the host Mustangs (5-4) past the Tigers (3-7).
Sun staff contributed to this article.