Boilers MBB outlast Indiana 48-46

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  • Purdue improved to 19-7 overall and 12-3 in the Big Ten with a 48-46 win over Indiana … the Boilermakers have won five games in a row against the Hoosiers, tied for the longest streak of the Matt Painter era … Purdue has won eight of nine against the Hoosiers for the first time since 1966-72 … Purdue’s senior class owns a 5-1 record against Indiana.
  • Purdue’s senior class is 12-3 against in-state opposition, and has won 11 of its last 12 games against in-state foes.
  • Purdue has won 12 or more Big Ten games in five straight years for only the second time ever (1994-98) … Purdue is 12-3 or better for the sixth time under Matt Painter and for the third straight year.
  • Purdue has won three straight games in Assembly Hall for the first time in school history.
  • Purdue won when scoring under 50 points in a game for the first time since a 49-45 win over Iowa on Feb. 14, 2009 … the Boilermakers are now 139-5 under Painter when holding teams to 59 or fewer points.
  • Purdue has won road games at Ohio State, Indiana and Wisconsin in the same season for the first time since 1996.
  • Head coach Matt Painter won his 154th Big Ten game, tying Ohio State’s Harold Olsen for 12th on the Big Ten wins list.
  • Matt Painter coached in his 500th career game on Tuesday night, now owning a 339-161 record in his 15th

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