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,ardinal
is the kind
of player
M'needs
ly Mark Snyder
)aily Sports Writer
Brian Cardinal is a pest. The Purdue
orward beats, flops, pokes, rattles and
errorizes opponents. He's balding, wears
>races on his ankles, pads on his knees
md is constantly out of breath. Hey, the
uy even runs like he's the before-picture
n Advil commercial.
But more
than any player
on the floor in
last night's
Purdue victory,
he made a dif-
ference.
On succes-
sive trips down
the floor in the
final minute,
Cardinal was
bodyslammed
by Robert Traylor and Travis Conlan.
Each time, he rose, shook his head and
smiled.
That grin epitomized what Cardinal is
all about -taking the hit and getting up,
again and again.
But for all the Laimbeer-esque moves,
Cardinal's resiliency and talent proved
cial in the late going. In a team-high
minutes of action, he slipped in 18
points, six rebounds and three steals. Just
an average night for the man who leads
Purdue in the crucial categories of floor
dives and taking charges.
Cardinal's sound technical picks - if
knees to the groin qualify as technical -
kept the Michigan guards off-balance and
searching for an opening.
"You can look at some of the tactics he
es and call him dirty, but he's a good
dyer' Michigan coach Brian Ellerbe
said.
After playing catch-up for most of the
night, it is hardly surprising the Purdue
guards consistently beat Michigan's
backcourt down the floor for easy layups.
Not that Traylor and Maceo Baston
had an easy time.
For the first time all season, Michigan
See CARDINAL, Page 12

Michigan falters
down the stretch
against Boilers
Purdue deals Blue second straight loss

By Jim Rose
Daily Sports Editor
The Wolverines hammered away at
Purdue for 39 minutes last night.
But Brian Cardinal, who gets
knocked down but gets back up again
more than the lead singer of
Chumbawamba, sank a free throw and
grabbed a
Purdue 89 couple of
rebounds
3 Michigan 82 during a
frantic final
minute to help hold the Wolverines off.
The Boilermakers hung on to win, 89-
82, before 13,242 in Crisler Arena.
The final 30 seconds degenerated
into a flurry of Michigan 3-pointers, all
of which bounced harmlessly off the
rim, and none of which did anything to
cut into Purdue's lead.
"I'm so happy to win on the road,"
Purdue coach Gene Keady said. "We're
still in the race for the league champi-
onship." Purdue is 6-2 in the Big Ten,
and 18-4 overall. Michigan dropped to
5-3, 15-6.
Both teams traded baskets for most
of the second half, but the big blow
came with three minutes remaining,
when Purdue guard Alan Eldridge
nailed a 3-pointer from the corner in
front of his bench. The bomb upped the
Boilermakers' lead to 79-75, and
Michigan was forced to play catch-up
the rest of the way with both Robert
Traylor and Maceo Baston playing (sur-
prise!) with four fouls.
After Purdue tallied a layup and a
few free throws, even Louis Bullock's
leaning trey from behind the arc with
just over 40 seconds left only cut the
deficit to six, and after Cardinal's free
throw, Michigan was unable to connect
on a host of 3-point attempts as the
final seconds ticked away.
The Boilermakers were led by guard
Jaraan Cornell, who poured in 28
points on a night of 10-of-15 shooting.
Brad Miller (19 points), Cardinal (18)
and Chad Austin (15) each managed

double digits. For Michigan, Bullock
had 18 and Traylor had 17 while shoot-
ing 8-for-13, but the Wolverines were
forced to go to the perimeter once they
fell behind in the game's final minute.
The most telling statistic of the
evening came at the free throw line,
where Purdue made 21 of 26 attempts,
and Michigan was just 6-for-8.
"You know I can't say anything about
the officiating," Michigan coach Brian
Ellerbe said. "But that's a factor. If
you've got two eyes and anything
between your ears, you can make judg-
ment on that."
Purdue closed a five-point Michigan
lead to a 50-50 contest with about 16
minutes to play. Then Alan Eldridge
stole a Baston pass and raced the length
of the floor, beating Baston to the hoop
and stuffing it in the much-taller.
Baston's grill.
Purdue took a 52-50 lead after the
Eldridge dunk, but on the next play,
Purdue guard Tony Mayfield commit-
ted an unpardonable sin - he fouled
Louis Bullock on a 3-point attempt.
Bullock, of course, sank all three free
throws, and Michigan retook the lead.
The teams traded baskets and the
lead for the rest of the game, and with
under four minutes to play, Brad
Miller's free throw gave the
Boilermakers a 76-75 lead, setting the
stage for the wild finale. But Purdue
wasn't nearly so composed in the early
going - Michigan led, 41-37, at the
half.
"I chewed their butts out," Keady
said of his halftime speech. "I severely
challenged the seniors. I told them this
might be the last time they play
Michigan."
After just more than eight minutes of
first-half play, Michigan led, 17-14, ad4
all the Wolverines' points had come
from its big men. It wasn't until Travis
Conlan sank a 3-pointer from the top of
the key with under 11 minutes remain.
ing in the half that Michigan finally got
some points from its backcourt.

MARGARET MYERS/Daily
Despite Michigan's 41-37 halftime lead, the Boilermakers managed to outrace the Wolverines in the second half and win the
game, 89-82, at Crisler Arena last night.

/T

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