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Purdue 83, Minnesota 78 (Double Overtime)


  • Purdue improved to 9-5 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten with an 83-78 double-overtime win over Minnesota … the win improved Purdue’s all-time record against Minnesota to 105-83, including 41-7 all-time at Mackey Arena … the win was Purdue’s 11th in its last 12 games at home against Minnesota.
  • The win was Purdue’s 14th straight Big Ten win in Mackey Arena, now tied for the second-longest streak in school history (behind Jan. 6, 1968 to Feb. 14, 1970).
  • The win was Purdue’s first in a multi-overtime game since a 77-74 win over Minnesota in triple overtime on Feb. 5, 2014 … it was Purdue’s first win in double-overtime since Feb. 13, 1993, vs. Wisconsin (90-87).
  • Over the last four games, Purdue is now 41 of 95 (.432) from 3-point range after going 11 of 25 from deep vs. Minnesota.
  • Purdue is now 8-7 in the first game of the calendar year under Matt Painter.
  • Purdue sold out its 16th straight home game, dating to last season.
  • Purdue improved to 26-4 when Matt Haarms scores in double-digits during his career.
  • Purdue is 33-5 since the start of 2017-18 when making double-digit 3-pointers.
  • Purdue is 28-1 since the start of last season when shooting a higher field goal percentage than its opponent.
  • Purdue is 70-5 (.933) at Mackey Arena since the start of the 2015-16 season … the 70 wins are the sixth most nationally.
  • Purdue is 44-4 (.917) at Mackey Arena against Big Ten teams since the start of the 2014-15 season.
  • Matt Haarms scored a career-high 26 points with nine rebounds and three assists … he was 11 of 16 from the field.
  • Sasha Stefanovic scored 17 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer with 13 seconds left in regulation … his 3-pointer with just over a minute left in the second overtime gave Purdue a 78-75 lead … Stefanovic is 12 of 18 from 3P range in the last two games.
  • Eric Hunter Jr. scored 16 points with a career-high seven rebounds.