Hammons lifts No. 14 Purdue past Vanderbilt

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WEST LAFAYETTE, IN- DECEMBER 22: A.J. Hammons #20 of the Purdue Boilermakers blocks the shot of Jeff Roberson #11 of the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half on December 22, 2015 at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A.J. Hammons had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 14 Purdue rallied to defeat Vanderbilt 68-55 on Tuesday night.

Rapheal Davis added 14 points and Caleb Swanigan had 13 for the Boilermakers (12-1), who extended their Mackey Arena winning streak to 15 games.

Wade Baldwin scored 13 points and Jeff Roberson added 12 for Vanderbilt (7-4), coached by former Purdue guard and assistant coach Kevin Stallings.

Two Hammons free throws with 4:05 to play gave Purdue a 51-42 lead, capping a 22-8 run that included a 3-pointer from Ryan Cline and nine points from Hammons.