Boilers haul in 99-90 overtime victory vs Penn State

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#BoilerNotes

  • Purdue improved to 15-6 overall and 8-2 in the Big Ten standings with a 99-90 overtime victory at Penn State … Purdue has now won eight straight games against Penn State … Matt Painter is now 22-5 all-time against the Nittany Lions.
  • The win was Purdue’s third straight overtime win at Penn State (2015 – 84-77; 2017 – 74-70; 2019 – 99-90) … Purdue has won two straight overtime games (also vs. Wisconsin; 84-80 on Jan. 11) … Purdue has won two straight overtime games for the first time since the 2014-15 season.
  • Matt Painter has tied Thad Matta (Ohio State) for 13th on the Big Ten’s all-time victories list with 150 league victories.
  • Purdue is now 16-1 in the month of January since the start of last year.
  • Purdue’s six-game winning streak seventh Big Ten winning streak of six or more games under Matt Painter … in the previous six seasons with a 6-game win streak, Purdue finished no worse than second in the league standings.
  • Purdue shot over 55.0 percent from the field, 55.0 percent from 3-point range and over 90 percent from the free throw line for the second time under Painter (vs. Western Illinois; 3-20-13).
  • Purdue has won three straight road games and is now 16-7 against Big Ten teams in road games since the start of the 2016-17 season.
  • Purdue’s 8-2 Big Ten start is the third-best 10-game Big Ten start under Painter (10-0 last year; 9-1 in 2007-08).
  • Purdue is now 12-1 in games following a Top-10 victory (Purdue beat No. 6-ranked Michigan State last Sunday).
  • During Purdue’s six-game win streak, it has trailed for just 19 minutes and 23 seconds of a possible 250 minutes.
  • Purdue’s 16 3-pointers were a season high and the fifth most in a game in school history (second most in Big Ten play) … during Purdue’s six-game win streak, Purdue is shooting 72-of-156 (.462) from 3-point range.
  • Purdue has now won 97 straight games (35-0 under Painter) when scoring 90 or more points … the streak dates back to No. 24, 1987.
  • Purdue’s senior class now owns a 98-30 record (.766) … the class needs just nine more wins to become the school’s all-time winningest senior class.
  • Carsen Edwards scored 38 points with two assists, one block, one steal and one rebound … his eight 3-pointers tied a Purdue single-game record (Robbie Hummel, Ryne Smith, Cuonzo Martin) … he now has five 30-point games this year, the 12th most in a season in school history, and seven for his career, the sixth most in a career … he has scored at least 10 points in 41 straight games and made a 3-pointer in 33 straight games … his 84 3-pointers this year are already the eighth-most in a season in school history and he now has 230 career 3-pointers … he moved into 20th place on the school’s career points list (1,568) … he surpassed 500 points already this season, now averaging 24.9 points per game … at his current pace (36-game season), Edwards would score 894 points with 144 3-pointers.
  • Ryan Cline tallied 20 points with four assists, making 6-of-7 from 3-point range … it marked his third career 20-point game … over the last eight games, Cline is 30-of-53 (.566) from 3-point range.
  • Nojel Eastern was 8-of-8 from the free throw line, after Penn State opted to foul him early on in overtime … over the last six games, Eastern is now 24-of-29 (.828) from the free throw line … he also hauled down 10 rebounds with four assists and no turnovers from his point guard position … Eastern is averaging 8.3 points and 8.3 rebounds over the last four games.
  • Trevion Williams scored 10 points with five rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 17 minutes of action … Williams was 5-of-6 from the field.

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