Men's Basketball To Meet IPFW In Non-Conference Finale
Senior guard Ryne Smith leads the Big Ten and ranks 18th nationally with an average of 3.1 three-point field goals per game.
Senior guard Ryne Smith leads the Big Ten and ranks 18th nationally with an average of 3.1 three-point field goals per game.

Dec. 19, 2011

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Tip: 6:31 p.m. ET
Television: BTN. Dave Revsine handles play-by-play with Keno Davis alongside as color analyst.
Radio: The Purdue Sports Network (Flagship - WSHP, 95.7 FM). Larry "Cliz" Clisby (play-by-play) and Rob Blackman (analyst) call the action. Blackman also handles the pregame show, and Wes Scott engineers.
Satellite Radio: Sirius 128.
Rankings: Purdue is not ranked in the Associated Press or the ESPN/USA Today polls. IPFW is not ranked in either poll.
Live Stats: GameTracker live stats are available for all Purdue home games. A link to those stats can be found at

» The Boilers look to rebound from Saturday's loss when they face IPFW on Tuesday in their final non-conference game of the campaign.

» Purdue is 4-0 all-time against the Mastodons, with all four meetings taking place at Mackey Arena since 2003.

» The Boilermakers are 2-0 this season following a loss after going 3-2 last season in those instances.

» Purdue is 39-12 (.765) under Painter in the month of December; the Boilermakers have won 17 of their last 19 December games.

» The Boilers enter Tuesday's game in the midst of a 24-game home winning streak, the second-longest in Mackey Arena history and the fourth-longest home winning streak in the nation.

» Purdue's last home loss in non-conference competition came to Duke on Dec. 2, 2008 - a span of 25 games.

» The Boilermakers are forcing opponents into an average of 15.8 turnovers per game on the year, including an average of 17.3 in their last four games; The Boilers own a +9.3 average margin in points-off-of-turnovers this season.

» Purdue is one of the best in the nation at taking care of the ball, ranking third nationally in turnovers per game (9.4), sixth in turnover margin (6.4) and ninth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.53).

» Purdue is averaging 8.3 triples per game for the season; the Boilermakers have made at least 12 treys in a game four times on the year, and are 22-4 (.846) under Painter when connecting on at least 10 three-point field goals.

» Seniors Ryne Smith and Hummel have combined to shoot 68-of-154 (.442) from the arc this season; the duo ranks first and fourth in the Big Ten, respectively, in three-point field goals per game with averages of 3.1 and 2.6.

» Purdue has led in bench points in eight of its 12 games this year, and has outscored opposing reserve units by an average of 7.2 points per game this season; sophomore Terone Johnson leads the bench unit with an average of 7.3 points per game.

» Hummel needs 15 points to surpass David Teague (1,430) for 20th place on Purdue's career scoring chart.

» Freshman Jacob Lawson ranks 11th in the Big Ten in blocks per game (1.2) and 12th in offensive rebounds per game (1.8) in an average of 15.2 minutes per contest off the bench; he needs four blocks to move into 10th place on Purdue's freshman records list.




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