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  • BOXSCORE: [19] Purdue 86, Marquette 71
  • Purdue 3-game season stats

 

Postgame Notes

  • Purdue improved to 3-0 for the ninth time in Matt Painter’s 13 years with an 86-71 win over Marquette in the Gavitt Games … the win was Purdue’s first in the event after falling to defending national champion Villanova last year 79-76.
  • Purdue is 9-0 all-time against Marquette, the third-longest active winning streak against one opponent (Detroit – 11; Valparaiso – 10; Marquette – 9).
  • Purdue is now 3-0 in the Bradley Center, all coming in its last six games dating to last year … Purdue advanced to the Sweet 16 out of the Bradley Center a year ago … Purdue has scored at least 80 points in all three games.
  • Purdue’s 15-point win was its largest in a non-conference road game since Dec. 9, 2008, vs. Ball State (68-39).
  • Purdue is now 15-3 since the start of last year against teams from the state of Indiana and bordering states.
  • Since the 2007-08 season, Purdue is now 53-52 in true road games.
  • Purdue shot 57.1 percent from the field, including 61.5 percent in the second half … Purdue has shot at least 50.0 percent from the field in all six halves this year … Purdue has shot at least 57.0 percent from the field in three straight games for the first time since Jan. 1990.
  • Purdue had eight turnovers in the first half, but just three in the second half … Purdue started the game 0-of-7 from 3-point range, but finished 4-of-5 … Purdue outscored Marquette in the paint by a 30-12 margin … Marquette had just four points in the paint in the second half … Purdue shot just one free throw in the first half, but 22 in the second half.
  • Purdue blocked five more shots for 22 on the season … Purdue didn’t have 22 blocked shots until the 10th game of the season a year ago.
  • Purdue improved to 63-4 since the start of the 2014-15 season when attempting more free throws than its opponent.
  • Purdue’s senior class scored 49 of its 86 points.
  • J. Thompson had zero turnovers in 35 minutes … it marked the seventh time in his career he has played at least 30 minutes with zero turnovers … he now has zero or one turnovers in 88-of-103 career games.
  • Grady Eifert had his best game of his career with eight points, four rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes, going 2-of-2 from the field … since the start of last year, Eifert is 16-of-19 (.842) from the field.
  • Isaac Haas recorded his eighth career 20-point game with 22 points, five rebounds and two assists … Purdue is 7-1 when he scores 20 or more points.
  • Vincent Edwards had 10 points, eight rebounds and two assists in just 16 minutes … Purdue is now 46-11 when he scores in double figures during his career.
  • Carsen Edwards had 15 points, a career-high six rebounds and three assists … Purdue is 17-3 all-time when he scores 10 or more points.
  • Dakota Mathias scored 10 points with five rebounds and four assists … Purdue is 27-5 during his career when he scores in double-figures … he has made a 3-pointer in nine straight games, dating to last year.