Feb. 8, 2014
Ohio State 67, Purdue 49
Value City Arena (18,809) | Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State swept the season series with Purdue for the third straight year and now leads the all-time series, 87-83 ... Purdue fell to 1-12 all-time at Value City Arena ... Ohio State is the only Big Ten school to own a winning record against the Boilermakers ... Value City Arena will be the only Big Ten arena / school that Purdue's senior class will not win a game in.
Ohio State became just the fifth team to shoot over 45.0 percent against the Boilers (Oklahoma State, Butler, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio State).
Purdue shot 55.0 percent in the second half, but grabbed just one offensive rebound and committed nine turnovers ... by contrast, Ohio State had seven turnovers for the whole game ... in two games this year against the Buckeyes, Ohio State had just 13 turnovers ... the minus-eight turnover margin was a season low, surpassing the minus-six margin in the first meeting with the Buckeyes.
Purdue's 49 points were its fewest of the season and fewest since scoring 48 against Iowa on Feb. 27, 2013 ... the Boilers fell to 1-8 in the Matt Painter era when scoring 0-49 points.
The 18-point margin of defeat was the largest of the season for the Boilers.
Purdue's five free throw attempts were its fewest since shooting five free throws against 11th-ranked Oklahoma on Nov. 28, 2008 ... Purdue's two made free throws were its fewest of the Matt Painter era ... the Boilermakers attempted zero free throws in the second half.
Purdue has shot at least 42.0 percent in four straight games.
Purdue has now held 18-of-23 possible opponents under its pregame scoring average.
Purdue has outrebounded (or equaled) 13 of its last 14 opponents ... the Boilermakers outrebounded Ohio State in a two-game season series for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
Over the last three games, Purdue has turned the ball over 43 times (14.3 turnovers per game), resulting in 47 points (15.7 per game).
Purdue's bench outscored the starters, 25-24 ... the bench went 10-of-20 (.500) from the field, including 4-of-8 (.500) from three-point range ... the starting group went 11-of-30 (.367) from the field and 1-of-5 (.200) from the free throw line.
Purdue is just 4-5 this year in games decided by double-digits and 0-5 in games decided by 10-19 points.
88-63 vs. Big Ten foes in the regular season.
26-73 when trailing at halftime.
35-85 when opponents shoot a higher field goal percentage.
128-32 when outrebounding opponents.
20-29 when opponents have 0-9 turnovers.
55-62 when committing more turnovers than its opponent.
8-39 when scoring between 0-59 points.
surpassed 600 career points in the loss (now with 609).
moved into sixth place on Purdue's single-season blocked shots list (73).
had seven points and six rebounds in the first half; just four points and one rebound in the second half.
has scored in double-figures in four straight games (16.3 ppg, 10.3 rpg).
made his 50th three-pointer of the season, by making three trifectas today.
scored in double figures for second straight game; second time this year he has scored in double figures in two straight games.
is 7-of-16 (.438) from three-point range in last two games; rest of team is 4-of-15 (.263).
averaging 13.0 points per game over the last two games.
tallied a season-high 11 points on 5-of-5 shooting.
surpassed 300 career points and sits right at 200 career rebounds.
over last six games, is shooting 12-of-18 (.667) from the field and 3-of-4 (.750) from the field.
was the only player to see action to not commit a turnover.
surpassed 600 career points.
is one of two players in school history (Eugune Parker; 1975-76) to have over 600 points and 200 assists by end of sophomore season.