Feb. 19, 2012
PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Purdue (17-10, 7-7) vs. Michigan State (22-5, 11-3)
February 19, 2012 ? Keady Court at Mackey Arena ? Attendance: 14,736
Purdue Boilermakers 62, Michigan State Spartans 76
With the win, Matt Painter is now 155-74 in his career at Purdue.
The Boilermakers are 98-16 at Mackey Arena under the direction of Matt Painter.
Purdue and Michigan State met earlier this season on January 21, 2012; Michigan State won 83-58. The leading scorers for Purdue were John Hart and Lewis Jackson who each had 10 points. For today's game Jackson had 15 points and Hart went scoreless.
Purdue had only six turnovers in the game. This is below its average of 8.8 per game. For the game Purdue had 11 assists, their season assist to turnover ratio is 1.51.
Michigan State dominated in the paint throughout the game. They had 36 points in the paint compared to 12 for Purdue.
To start the second half Michigan State went on a 10-0 scoring run spanning 3:42 and a 20-6 run spanning 8:05. Purdue only had one field goal during the 8:05 run.
TEAM HIGHS AND LOWS
Purdue had four players with double-digit points: Robbie Hummel with 24, Lewis Jackson with 15, Ryne Smith with 10 and Anthony Johnson with 10.
Hummel scored a game high 24 points. This is the fifth time that Hummel has scored at least 20 points this season. At the half, Hummel had 18 points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocks. He finished with 15 rebounds, three assists and three blocks. Five of Hummel's rebounds were offensive; his career high for offensive rebounds is six. This is Hummel's sixth double-double for the season. His last one was in Purdue's last game against Illinois.
Senior Lewis Jackson had five assists and three turnovers for the game. His season average for assists to turnovers is 2.8, best in the Big Ten.
With Junior D.J. Byrd serving a one game suspension, Terone Johnson got his fourth start of this season. Johnson finished the game with three points and four rebounds.
Senior Draymond Green for Michigan State had a team high 20 points and 10 rebounds. This is Green's 15th double-double of the season.
Freshman Branden Dawson had 15 points and 11 rebounds. This is Dawson's third double-double this season. Dawson's career high for points is 16 and his career high for rebounds is 13.
Redshirt freshman Anthony Johnson scored 10 points for the game; this is the fifth time Johnson has reached double digit scoring.
Junior Dru Anthrop saw action in today's game. This was Anthrop's eighth appearance of the season.
Hummel had 15 rebounds for the game, a new career high. His previous career high was 14 which came against Davidson on Decemeber 20, 2008.
Redshirt Senior Austin Thronton from Michigan State had a career high 17 points. His previous career high was 13 points coming earlier this season. Thronton's previous Big Ten career high was 11 coming against Purdue earlier this season.