Postgame Notes - Penn State

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Feb. 29, 2012

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Purdue (20-10, 10-7) vs. Penn State (12-18, 4-13)
February 29, 2012 - Keady Court at Mackey Arena - Attendance: 14,565
Purdue Boilermakers 80, Penn State Nittany Lions 56

GAME NOTES

  • With the win, Matt Painter is now 157-74 in his career at Purdue.
  • The Boilermakers are 100-16 at Mackey Arena under the direction of Matt Painter.
  • With the win, Purdue holds a 27-11 advantage over Penn State and have won six straight over the Nittany Lions in Mackey Arena.
  • Painter is 34-15 in the month of February.
  • Purdue has now won five of its last six games.
  • Seniors Lewis Jackson and Robbie Hummel had all of Purdue's 11 points during the 11-0 run that opened the second half.
  • Hummel has now scored 142 points since Feb. 12, the most in Division 1 over that time.
  • The class of 2012 has now won 102 games, ranking it third in program history.
  • The three seniors, Hummel, Jackson and Ryne Smith, combined for 47 of Purdue's 80 points.

TEAM HIGHS AND LOWS

  • Purdue had four players with double-digit points: Robbie Hummel with 26, Byrd with 14, Terone Johnson with 13 and Lewis Jackson with 12.
  • Hummel led all scorers with 26 points. This is the eighth time that Hummel has scored at least 20 points this season.
  • Hummel tied his season high assists total with six.
  • Byrd tied his season high total rebounds with six.

CAREER ACCOLADES

  • Hummel passed two players (Chad Austin and Todd Mitchell) to sit at No. 11 on Purdue's career points scored chart. Hummel sits with 1,704 points, two shy of No. 10 Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson.
  • Hummel cracked the Top 25 for career assists with his six tonight. He is now No. 25 with his 262 assists.
  • Smith passed Willie Dean for ninth place on three-point field goal attempts chart. He has attempted 388 treys in his career.
  • The 2011-12 team has passed the 2010-11 team for fifth place on three-point field goals made in a season. This current squad has made 238 this season.
  • Hummel now has started 115 games, breaking his tie for fifth place. He is five shy of former teammate JaJuan Johnson at No. 4.