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Breaking: Rutgers Hands No. 1 Purdue 1st Loss Of Season

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Top-ranked Purdue is undefeated no more.  Rutgers (10-4, 2-1 in the Big Ten) went into Mackey Arena tonight and shocked the No. 1 Boilermakers 65-64, winning the game on a three-pointer by guard Cam Spencer with 13.3 seconds remaining. 

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For the second year in a row, the Scarlet Knights have beaten Purdue when the Boilermakers held the No. 

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1 ranking. Last year's win also came on a dramatic three-pointer: a buzzer-beater by former Rutgers star Ron Harper Jr. 

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Rutgers held Purdue (13-1, 2-1) to 39.4% shooting from the field and 30.4% from three-point range. The Scarlet Knights also forced 13 turnovers.

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Rutgers was led in scoring by senior point guard Paul Mulcahy, who in addition to his team-high 16 points, also produced eight rebounds, six assists and four steals. Spencer chipped in with 14 points and center Cliff Omoruyi added 12.

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Purdue's loss tonight could open the door to No. 2 Houston taking over the top spot in the polls next week if the Cougars can get through the week unscathed.