No. 18 Purdue Routs Cleveland State
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#BoilerNotes
• Purdue is now 8-2 through 10 games for the ninth time in the last 12 years, including four in a row.
• Purdue now owns a 41-3 record against Horizon League schools.
• Purdue is 28-2 in its last 30 games at Mackey Arena ... Matt Painter is now 87-8 at Mackey Arena against non-conference foes ... Purdue is 34-11 since the start of last season.
• Purdue's nine 3-pointers were its fewest since making nine against NJIT on Nov. 26.
• The 53 points scored by Cleveland State were the fewest by a Purdue foe this year, as were the 20 first-half points ... Purdue is now 119-4 under Painter when holding foes to 59 points or less.
• Purdue had two more runs of 10-0 or longer, the 11th time in 10 games that Purdue has had runs of 10-0 or longer this year.
• Purdue had 17 assists on 25 made field goals.
• Purdue's five blocked shots were a season high.
• Purdue's junior class scored 46 of Purdue's 77 points.
• Purdue had eight players score at least six points.
• Over the last three home games, Purdue has had 11 fouls called in the first half ... with Cleveland State's first free throw attempt coming at 12:02 of the second half, it had been 68 minutes, 15 seconds since an opponent shot free throws at Mackey Arena (NJIT, Nov. 26).
Caleb Swanigan recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds ... it marked his 15th career double-double, good for T-17th on the Purdue career double-doubles list ... Swanigan surpassed 500 career points in the victory.
Dakota Mathias tied career highs in rebounds (6) and assists (7) ... he made 4-of-7 3-pointers and is now shooting 28-of-50 (.560) from 3-point range for the season ... Purdue is now 14-3 during his career when he scores 10-plus points.
• When Isaac Haas leads the team in scoring, Purdue is 8-1 during his career.
Ryan Cline made his first 2-pointer of the season and just the second of his career.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Isaac Haas scored 14 points, Caleb Swanigan had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Dakota Mathias added 12 points on four 3-pointers, leading No. 18 Purdue to a 77-53 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.

The Boilermakers (8-2) finished the first half on a 12-0 run to lead 41-20 and never were threatened thereafter, leading by as many as 27 points in the second half.

Bobby Word had 14 points to lead Cleveland State (3-6), which shot only 26.7 percent (8 of 30) during the pivotal first half.

Vince Edwards added 11 points for the Boilermakers, who have won each of their past three games by at least 24 points.

BIG PICTURE
Purdue: The Boilermakers once again featured a solid blend of interior and perimeter scoring to win for the seventh time in the past eight games. Purdue entered this game shooting 44.8 percent from 3-point range - second best nationally - and shot 43.8 percent from beyond the arc in the first half Saturday.

UP NEXT
Purdue: The Boilermakers will play No. 23 Notre Dame on Dec. 17 in Indianapolis' Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
 

 

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