Nov. 24, 2013
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Purdue 81, Siena 73
West Lafayette, Ind. | Mackey Arena (12,898)
Purdue (5-0); Siena (2-4)
Purdue is 5-0 for the first time since the 2010-11 season and for the fourth time in Matt Painter's nine years at Purdue.
Purdue improved to 30-1 at home during the month of November under Matt Painter.
Purdue is now 64-5 at home against non-conference foes under Painter.
Purdue is now 10-0 against teams currently in the MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
Purdue is now 6-4 all-time on November 24.
Dating back to last year, Purdue has scored 75-plus points in seven straight games for the first time since Jan. 18 to Feb. 14, 1998 (eight games).
Purdue's bench was outscored for the second time this year (35-31), but is still averaging 37.0 points per game ... the bench has scored at least 31 points in four straight games ... the Boilermakers' bench went 11-of-23 (.478) from the field, while the starters went just 16-of-40 (.400).
Purdue's freshmen combined for 35 points and 14 rebounds in just 64 minutes of action ... the group went 12-of-23 (.522) from the field while the rest of team was 15-of-40 (.375).
Four of Purdue's five opponents have scored at least 73 points on the season.
With its 5-of-16 (.313) effort today, Purdue is now just 12-of-51 (.235) from three-point range in the last three games ... Kendall Stephens is 6-of-18 (.333), the rest of the team is 6-of-33 (.182).
In the last four games, Purdue is just 75-of-126 (.595) from the free throw line.
Purdue had at least four players score in double figures for the fifth straight game.
Purdue committed a season-high 15 turnovers, losing the turnover battle for the first time all season (Siena had 14).
Ten different players played at least 11 minutes and no player saw more than 29 minutes of action.
Purdue blocked 12 more shots, giving it 41 blocked shots for the season ... over the last four games, Purdue has blocked 13, 5, 7 and 12 shots, for an average of 9.3 blocks per game during that span.
Purdue was outscored in the paint by a 52-40 margin.
Purdue led for 38 minutes of the contest ... over the last two games, Purdue has led for a total of 76:47 of a possible 80 minutes.
Purdue started the same lineup for the fourth straight game ... last season, out of 11 different starting lineups, just three lineups had the same starting crew for four straight games.
Purdue is now 3-0 this year in games decided by 1-9 points ... last year, the Boilermakers went 5-8 in those situations.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS...
Purdue is now 149-19 under Painter when shooting a higher percentage than its opponent.
Purdue is now 126-19 under Painter when shooting more free throws than its opponent.
Purdue is now 116-23 under Painter at Mackey Arena.
Purdue is now 112-17 under Painter when scoring 70 or more points.
Purdue is now 76-24 under Painter when opponents make 0-4 three-pointers.
Purdue is now 60-46 under Painter in games decided by 1-9 points.
Purdue is now 40-10 under Painter during the month of November.
Terone Johnson became the 47th player in school history with 1,000 points, reaching the milestone on a jumper with 2:59 to play ... he finished with 15 points, his 47th career double-figure scoring game (32-15) ... he also added three assists and has 11 assists against just three turnovers in the last three games.
A.J. Hammons blocked six more shots, giving him 85 for his career and moving him into ninth on the Purdue career blocked shots list (in just 38 games) ... for the season, Hammons has 18 blocks in just 70 minutes, a block for every 3.89 minutes played and an average of 10.3 blocks per 40 minutes played ... he scored 12 points, his 21st career double-figure scoring game.
Errick Peck grabbed 11 rebounds, the most for a Purdue player this year and a new career high, surpassing the 10 he had on Nov. 24, 2012, vs. Longwood ... on this date, in just 69 minutes, Peck has grabbed 27 rebounds (6 vs. Syracuse as a freshman; 10 vs. Longwood as a junior while at Cornell).
Ronnie Johnson scored in double figures for the ninth straight game with a 14-point effort ... over the last nine games, he is averaging 14.9 points per game ... after going 4-of-10 from the free throw line vs. Rider, Johnson has made all six attempts in the last two games.
Bryson Scott has scored in double figures in three straight games, averaging 13.7 points in just 16.7 minutes per game ... he has scored 41 points in 50 minutes of action during that span, an average of 32.8 points / 40 minutes.
Kendall Stephens buried three three-pointers in a span of 55 seconds during the first half ... Stephens has had at least three three-pointers in three of his first five career games ... he is shooting 11-of-27 (.407) from long distance, while the rest of the team is 17-of-63 (.270) ... over the last two games, Stephens is 6-of-14 from long distance for 20 points in just 40 minutes.