Jan. 31, 2014
[10 | 14] Michigan 75, Purdue 66
Crisler Center (12,707) | Ann Arbor, Mich.
RECORDS: Michigan (16-4, 8-0); Purdue (13-8, 3-5)
Purdue dropped to 83-65 all-time against Michigan, including 22-19 in the Crisler Center ... Purdue has won two of its last four meetings (and three of the last six) with the Wolverines in the facility ... Purdue was playing its first Top 10 opponents in consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 16-20, 2011.
Michigan became just the fourth team this year to shoot over 45.0 percent against the Boilermakers (Michigan, Oklahoma State, Butler, Minnesota) ... Purdue had held five straight opponents to under 42.0 percent shooting.
Purdue outrebounded (or been equal to) its 11th straight opponent and grabbed 16 offensive rebounds, resulting in 19 second-chance points ... Purdue, however, fell to 9-8 when winning the "second-chance" points battle, 4-0 when it does not.
Purdue's bench has outscored (or equaled) the opponents' bench in 11 straight games.
Purdue forced Michigan into a season-high 16 turnovers ... its previous high was 13 against Charlotte on Nov. 24, 2013 ... the Wolverines entered the game averaging just 9.3 turnovers per game.
Purdue fell to 78-5 under Matt Painter when winning BOTH the rebounding (+2) and turnover (+5) battles ... however, two of the losses (Michigan, Minnesota) have come this year and four of them (Michigan, Minnesota in 2013-14; Villanova, Santa Clara in 2012-13) have come in the last two seasons.
Purdue hasn't scored more than 66 points in any of its last five games ... Purdue's 37 second-half points against the Wolverines were its most in a half since scoring 37 in the second half against Illinois, a span of eight halves.
Purdue fell to 0-4 this season against nationally-ranked teams and 9-13 all-time against teams ranked No. 10 ... Purdue has now lost 13 straight games against Top 10-ranked opponents, dating back to Feb. 20, 2011.
Purdue's eight steals were its most since having eight against Minnesota on Jan. 5, 2014.
Purdue has blocked just four shots in the last two games ... meanwhile, over the last four games, opponents have had 31 blocked shots against the Boilermakers.
Purdue has now held 16 of a possible 20 opponents under its pregame scoring average.
Purdue is just 5-of-31 (.161) from three-point range in the last two games ... Kendall Stephens is 4-of-12 (.333), the rest of the team is 1-of-19 (.053).
Purdue is now 9-5 in games decided by single digits, having lost two games in a row.
189-103 overall at Purdue.
87-61 vs. Big Ten foes in regular season.
33-41 against Big Ten foes on the road.
8-7 against Michigan.
13-47 when opponents shoot 48.0 percent or better.
35-84 when opponents shoot a higher percentage (3-8 this year; 10-0 when Purdue outshoots opponent).
87-22 when forcing 16 or more turnovers.
24-65 when allowing 70 or more points.
moved into 23rd place on school's career assists list (270).
moved into 23rd place on school's career minutes played list (3,179)
recorded 29th career double-figure game (16 points, 8 rebounds).
has failed to block a shot in back-to-back games for the first time in his career.
16th double-figure scoring game of season, 37th of career.
has scored in double-figures in back-to-back games for first time since Dec. 7-14, 2013, vs. Eastern Michigan and Butler.
ninth double-figure scoring game of season (just 4-5 when he scores 10+ points).
moved into third place on school's three-pointers list for freshmen (43).
saw first action since Dec. 17, 2013 (Md.-Eastern Shore).
tied a career high with four points in just six minutes.
played a season-high 25 minutes.