Feb. 23, 2014
Nebraska 76, Purdue 57
Pinnacle Bank Arena | Lincoln, Neb.
Purdue dropped to 10-4 all-time against Nebraska ... it marked Purdue's first loss in Lincoln since Dec. 5, 1964 ... the 76 points scored by Nebraska were the most for the Huskers in the series since Dec. 5, 1964, a span of eight games.
Purdue started its 12th different starting lineup this season ... over the last two seasons, Purdue has had 23 different starting lineups in 61 games.
Purdue fell to 1-6 in Big Ten road games, having lost five games in a row.
Purdue is now shooting 173-of-247 (.700) from the free throw line away from Mackey Arena after going 22-of-29 vs. the Huskers ... Purdue is shooting 249-of-394 (.632) at Mackey Arena.
Purdue has outrebounded 15 of its last 17 opponents ... the Boilermakers saw their 10-game streak of grabbing at least 10 offensive rebounds come to an end ... in two games against Nebraska, Purdue had just 16 offensive rebounds for 15 second-chance points.
Purdue failed to shoot 42.0 percent for the first time since Jan. 25, 2014 vs. Wisconsin ... the Boilers shot just 30.2 percent from the field.
Purdue lost the turnover battle, 14-9, and is now minus-16 in turnovers over the last six games (-2.67 per game).
Seven of Purdue's 12 losses this season have come by double digits ... the 19-point loss was the largest setback of the season.
Purdue's bench outscored Nebraska's, 27-12, but is now 9-12 when outscoring the opposing bench ... over the last two games, Purdue's bench has scored 70 points to the starting five's 66 points.
Purdue had zero points off turnovers.
Purdue's five assists were a season low (previous was six vs. Siena on Dec. 1, 2013).
Purdue's 22.2 field goal percentage in the first half was the second lowest of the season for a half (2nd half vs. Northwestern, .217).
Nebraska had just six points in the first eight minutes of the contest ... over the last 32 minutes, Nebraska scored 69 points.
89-65 vs. Big Ten foes in the regular season.
33-44 vs. Big Ten foes on the road.
4-2 vs. Nebraska.
26-75 when trailing at halftime.
35-87 when opponents shoot a higher field goal percentage.
129-33 when outrebounding opponents (10-8 this year).
133-23 when shooting more free throws (11-4 this year).
34-46 when making 0-4 three-pointers.
20-30 when opponents have 0-9 turnovers.
8-40 when scoring between 0-59 points.
25-68 when allowing 70 or more points.
moved into 26th place on school's career scoring list with 1,253 points.
moved into 11th place on school's career games played list with 129.
shooting 37-of-48 (.771) from the free throw line away from Mackey Arena after going 5-of-5 today.
recorded first career double-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and two assists.
joined teammate Basil Smotherman and Indiana's Noah Vonleh as the only Big Ten freshmen to have a double-double in a Big Ten game.