MBB Hosts IUPUI Sunday in Mackey Arena
Dec. 8, 2017

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No. 21 Purdue (9-2) vs. IUPUI (2-5)

Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 / 7 p.m. ET / BTN (Brandon Gaudin, Robbie Hummel)
West Lafayette, Indiana / Mackey Arena (14,804)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The No. 21-ranked Purdue men's basketball closes out its pre-exam schedule Sunday as local rival IUPUI visits Mackey Arena for a 7 p.m. ET tip.

The game will be televised by the Big Ten Network with Brandon Gaudin and Robbie Hummel on the call. Larry Clisby, Rob Blackman and Ralph Taylor will handle the radio broadcast on the Purdue Radio Network and SIRIUS / XM Satellite Radio and live stats will be provided on PurdueSports.com. Fans can receive in-game updates on Purdue Basketball's official Twitter account (@BoilerBall).

This marks the third meeting all-time, all of them coming in the last four years. It marks the middle contest in a three-game span against in-state, non-conference rivals (Valparaiso, IUPUI, Butler).

Following Sunday's game, Purdue will take a week off for finals before facing Butler in the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis (Dec. 16).

Looking Back
• Purdue won its fifth game in a row, all against top-100 foes, in a dominating 80-50 decision over previously-unbeaten Valparaiso.
• Purdue held the Crusaders to just 16 first-half points and Valpo shot just 33.3 percent from the field. The Crusaders managed just four assists to 18 turnovers and were 3-of-16 from deep.
• Purdue had just nine turnovers and nine personal fouls in the contest, the second straight game it had single-digit numbers in both categories.
• Purdue improved to 16-1 all-time against Valparaiso and has won 11 straight games against the Crusaders, tied for the Boilermakers' longest win streak against a single opponent.
Vincent Edwards tallied 15 points with nine rebounds and three assists while Carsen Edwards scored 14 points with four rebounds.

The Numbers to Know
• 299: Purdue head coach Matt Painter needs just one win for 300 during his career.
• 12: Purdue's winning streak in games played in December (last loss -- Butler; Dec. 19, 2015).
• 13: Winning streak in home games, the eighth-longest homecourt winning streak in America.
• 13: Purdue's largest deficit of the season (Western Kentucky).
• 17: Consecutive games with a 3-pointer by Dakota Mathias.
• 34: Blocks by Matt Haarms, the most by a freshman in the country (Texas' Mo Bamba is 2nd - 28).
• 19-3: Record when Vincent Edwards leads the team in scoring.
• 44-3: Purdue's home record over the last 47 games, dating to the 2014-15 season.
• 93-10: Purdue's record under Matt Painter when scoring 80 or more points.
• 128-4: Purdue's record under Matt Painter when holding opponents to 59 or fewer points.



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