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Postgame Notes

  • Purdue improved to 20-7 overall and 13-3 in the Big Ten standings with a 75-72 win at Nebraska … the Boilermakers have won 14 of their last 16 games, and 11 of their last 12 games, including three games in a row … the Boilermakers are 5-3 in league play on the road (wins at Wisconsin, Ohio State, Penn State, Indiana and Nebraska) … the Boilermakers moved into a tie for the Big Ten lead with Michigan and Michigan State.
  • Purdue has now won 13 Big Ten games in three straight seasons for the second time ever (also in 1994-96) and for the fifth time in Big Ten history (Ohio State 2010-13; Michigan State 1998-01; Indiana 1991-93).
  • Purdue’s seniors now own a 103-31 (.769) record, the fourth-most wins by a senior class in school history … the school record is 107 (Class of 2011).
  • Purdue has won three straight games and six of the last seven against Nebraska.
  • Purdue has won 20 games for the fifth straight season and for the 11th time in Coach Painter’s 14 seasons at Purdue.
  • Purdue now owns eight quadrant-1 victories, the fifth most in the country … Purdue’s 14 quad-1 and quad-2 victories are the second most nationally (behind Michigan’s 15).
  • Matt Haarms led Purdue with 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots … Purdue is now 14-1 during his career when he scores 10 or more points … Purdue is now 18-1 when he blocks at least three shots in a game.
  • Carsen Edwards scored 13 points with three rebounds and two assists.
  • Ryan Cline tallied 13 points with five rebounds and five assists … he made three 3-pointers to move into ninth on Purdue’s single-season 3-pointers made list (84).
  • Grady Eifert tallied nine points with eight rebounds and an assist … Eifert had two shot clock buzzer-beating shots late in the game that helped Purdue to a 66-61 lead with 1:08 to play.
  • Nojel Eastern tallied nine points, six rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block … Eastern has had at least five points and five rebounds in nine of the last 12 games.