Purdue 109, Central Connecticut State 73

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A.J. Hammons scored 12 points with seven blocks and five rebounds in his first game back from suspension.

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A.J. Hammons scored 12 points with seven blocks and five rebounds in his first game back from suspension.
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Nov. 13, 2013

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Purdue 109, Central Connecticut State 73
Mackey Arena (11,966) | West Lafayette, Ind.
Records: Purdue (2-0); Central Connecticut State (0-2)

• Purdue improved to 27-1 at home during the month of November under Matt Painter.
• Purdue is now 61-5 at home against non-conference foes under Painter.
• Purdue is now 6-0 all-time against teams from the Northeast Conference.
• Purdue improved to 7-1 all-time against teams from the state of Connecticut.
• Purdue's 109 points are the most since scoring 118 against Florida A&M on Dec. 22, 1997 ... Purdue is now 71-2 all-time when scoring 100 points having won 34 games in a row.
• Purdue scored 50 points in each half ... last year's team single-half high was 46 points against Minnesota (3-9-13).
• The Boilermakers blocked 13 shots, just two shy of the school-record 15 blocks against Northwestern on March 2, 1978.
• Purdue's bench scored 49 points.
• Purdue held CCSU's Kyle Vinales to just two points in the first half ... averaged 21.6 points per game last year.
• Purdue improved to 72-8 under Painter when shooting 48.0 percent or better.
• Purdue had just two turnovers in the first half and finished with a 22:9 assist:turnover ratio.
• Seven different players hit three-pointers in the contest.
• After losing the rebounding battle by one in the first half, Purdue outrebounded the Blue Devils by 12 in the second half.
• Purdue's freshmen scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the victory.

A.J. Hammons seven blocked shots are a new career high.
Terone Johnson now has 972 points, needing 28 points to become the 47th player in school history with 1,000 points ... Johnson now has 45 (30-15 record) career double-figure scoring games.
Rapheal Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds in just 15 minutes ... it was his ninth career double-figure scoring game.
Errick Peck scored 11 points, his sixth straight double-figure game dating back to last year at Cornell ... averaging 15.7 ppg over the last six games.
Ronnie Johnson has scored in double figures in six straight games dating back to last year ... he is averaging 15.7 ppg over that span.
Stephen Toyra scored the team's 100th point.
Jon McKeeman scored his first career points with a three-pointer, then added a lay-up later in the game for five points.

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