In the single most unpredictable event of the season, seldom used redshirt freshman John Hart helped Purdue snap their three game losing streak as they beat University of Illinois, 84-78. Hart added 14 points and 2 rebounds.After scoring a combined 8 points and 33 minutes combined this season, he provided the boost off the bench that Purdue has been struggling to find.Painter was so secretive about his ace in the hole, he didn't even include him on their official score keeper's book.Illinois is probably still trying to figure out who the hell John Hart is.You gotta hand it to Matt Painter for having the guts to give John Hart an opportunity to energize the team.We'll have more coverage in this bizarre victory tomorrow.In the meantime, I recommend a lot of you start planning your excuses...

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