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 PURDUE 84, Minnesota 60
 Season stats (26-5 / 15-3)

 Purdue improved to 26-5 overall and finished the Big Ten season with a 15-3 overall mark after an 84-60 win over Minnesota at Mackey Arena on Sunday.
 Purdue’s 26 regular-season wins are tied for the second most in school history, behind the 27 won during the 1987-88 season.
 Purdue’s 29 Big Ten wins over the last two years are tied for the ninth most in a two-year span in Big Ten history.
 Purdue’s senior class won its 100th career game on Sunday, now owning a 100-35 record … the class is just the fourth class in school history with 100 victories.
 The class set a school record with its 62nd home win, the most for a class in school history … the Purdue seniors went 62-7 at home, including 32-4 during Big Ten play.
 Purdue has won 26 games in three straight seasons for the second time in school history (2009-11).
 In Big Ten play, Purdue trailed for a total of 79 minutes, 54 seconds out of a possible 720 minutes.
 Purdue’s 29-7 Big Ten record over the last two years is the best mark by three games (Michigan State – 26-10) … it has the most wins over the last two (29), three (41) and four years (53).
 Purdue recorded its 25th win by 20 or more points since the start of last year, the third most nationally (Gonzaga – 34; Cincinnati – 26).
 Purdue is now 19-0 this year when shooting 48.0 percent or better from the field … Purdue shot 51.6 percent from the field.
 Purdue opened the second half by making its first seven 3-point attempts, to turn a 10-point halftime lead into a 25-point lead just over six minutes into the half.
 Purdue’s 12 3-pointers marked the 14th time this year that Purdue has made double-digit 3-pointers in a game, including the second straight … Purdue is 23-of-48 (.479) from 3-point range in the last two games.
 Purdue is averaging 88.5 points, while shooting 60-of-110 (.545) from the field in the last two games.
 Purdue had just five turnovers in the win over Minnesota, the 13th time this year it has had single-digit turnovers and the third time it has had five or fewer turnovers in a game.
 Purdue’s senior class accounted for 51 points, going 19-of-32 from the field.
 Dakota Mathias tied a career high with 25 points while adding seven rebounds, four assists, two blocks and two steals … he went 7-of-9 from 3-point range, the most 3-pointers for an individual since D.J. Byrd had seven against Ohio State on Feb. 7, 2012 … Mathias now has 84 3-pointers on the season, tied for the sixth most in a season in school history … his 238 career 3-pointers are just five off the career record set by E’Twaun Moore (243) … over his last two games, Mathias is averaging 21.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, shooting 16-of-22 (.727) from the field and 11-of-17 (.647) from 3-point range.
 Carsen Edwards scored 18 points with seven assists, four rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots, going 6-of-12 from the field and 3-of-6 from 3-point range … Edwards is averaging 29.5 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 5.0 APG and 2.5 SPG while shooting 17-of-31 from the field and 7-of-14 from 3-point range in the last two games … Edwards has scored in double figures in 14 straight games and now has 923 career points in 66 career games.
 Isaac Haas scored 13 points with four rebounds on 6-of-9 shooting … he needs six points for 1,500 in his career.
 Vincent Edwards returned to the starting lineup to score 10 points with two assists and two rebounds … Edwards moved into 19th on the career scoring chart (1,554 points) and 10th on the career rebounds list (739).