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Purdue upends Indiana State 80-68

by | Dec 13, 2020 | Basketball Blogs, Headlines | 0 comments

PURDUE 80, INDIANA STATE 68 (Postgame notes)

  • Purdue improved to 4-2 with an 80-68 win over Indiana State at Mackey Arena on Saturday night.
  • The win improved Purdue to 30-4 all-time against Indiana State … the 88.2 winning percentage is the third-best in school history against a single opponent.
  • Purdue is now 15-2 against in-state opponents since the start of the 2016-17 season.
  • Purdue improved to 23-3 on December 12, having won seven straight games on the date.
  • The win was Purdue’s seventh straight non-conference home win … since the start of the 2015-16 season, Purdue is 37-2 against non-conference foes at Mackey Arena (Villanova, Texas).
  • Indiana State managed just six offensive rebounds … Purdue has now held five of its six opponents to seven or fewer offensive rebounds.
  • Purdue improved to 44-1 since the start of the 2017-18 season when shooting at least 48.0 percent from the field … Purdue started the game just 2-of-9, but finished the game by making 28 of its last 45 shots (.622) … Purdue shot 55.6 percent (30-of-54) from the field.
  • Purdue is now 38-2 since the start of the 2017-18 season when scoring at least 80 points.
  • Trevion Williams recorded his second career 30-point game with a 30-point, 11-rebound, 2-assist performance … he became the eighth player in Purdue history with at least two 30-point, 10-rebound games … he becomes the third player nationally this year to have a 30-point, 11-rebound, 2-assist performance (Moses Wright of Georgia Tech; Tre Mitchell of UMass).
  • Aaron Wheeler recorded his second career double-double with a 10-point, 13-rebound, 4-block game … his 13 rebounds were a career high.