Dec. 14, 2013
Butler 76, Purdue 70
Records: Butler (8-2), Purdue (8-3)
Crossroads Classic | Indianapolis, Ind, (18,165)
-- Purdue saw a three-game winning streak come to an end ... it also saw a four-game streak in which it held opponents under 70 points come to an end ... Purdue fell to 0-3 in the Crossroads Classic ... Butler has now won four straight games against the Boilermakers.
-- Purdue committed a season-high 18 turnovers, in which Butler turned into 25 points.
-- Purdue started a different lineup for the fifth straight game.
-- Purdue shot over 43 percent for just the second time in the last seven games (Boston College).
-- Purdue lost its first game by single digits this year, falling to 5-1 on the season.
-- Purdue fell to 3-11 in neutral-site games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011 ... the Boilermakers are just 1-8 in their last nine neutral-site games.
-- Purdue fell to 1-3 away from Mackey Arena ... the Boilermakers are 7-0 at home ... Purdue is now shooting just 40.5 percent away from Mackey Arena and has just 38 assists against 56 turnovers.
-- Purdue's bench outscored Butler's bench, 34-9 ... Purdue's freshmen accounted for 24 points.
-- Purdue started the game 3-of-3 from three-point range ... it ended by making just one of its last 11 attempts.
-- Purdue outrebounded the Bulldogs, 38-35 ... Purdue fell to 3-2 this year and 122-27 under Matt Painter when outrebounding its opponent.
-- The loss snapped a five-game winning streak in the month of December, dating back to last year.
... is now 184-98 in his ninth year at Purdue.
... is now 30-27 at neutral sites.
... is now 94-35 against non-conference foes.
... is now 25-67 when trailing at halftime.
... is now 62-47 in games decided by single digits.
... is now 34-79 when shooting a lower percentage than opponent.
... is now 122-27 when outrebounding opponents.
... is now 33-41 when making four or fewer three-pointers.
... is now 32-30 when turning the ball over 16 or more times.
... is now 113-19 when scoring at least 70 points.
... is now 23-61 when allowing at least 70 points.
... is now 48-16 in the month of December.
... is now 88-28 in the months of November and December.
-- Terone Johnson recorded Purdue's first 20-point game of the year with a 20-point, six-rebound, four-assist effort ... it was his eighth career 20-point game and 52nd double-figure scoring game ... he moved into 38th place on the school's career scoring list with 1,084 points.
-- A.J. Hammons blocked three more shots in 17 minutes, giving him 106 blocked shots in 44 games ... he went 5-of-6 from the field for 10 points and is now 16-of-21 (.762) from the field in the last four games.
-- Bryson Scott recorded his seventh double-figure scoring game with 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals ... he is 4-of-4 from three-point range on the season ... in the last two games, Scott is averaging 14.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals in 23.0 minutes per game, while shooting 8-of-15 from the field and 12-of-15 from the free throw line.
-- Kendall Stephens saw a seven-game streak of hitting at least one three-pointer come to an end.