Penn State vs. Purdue: Recap and Stats

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Penn State vs. Purdue: Recap and Stats
Penn State 42
(8-8, 1-3 away)
Purdue 60
(8-8, 7-5 home)
Venue: Mackey Arena
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Penn State 22 20 42
Purdue 30 30 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Penn State T Frazier 16 R Travis 7 D (DJ) Newbill 3
Purdue T Johnson 13 A Hammons 6 R Johnson 3

On an afternoon when they shot only 26%, Penn State was blown out by Purdue 60-42 in conference play. The Nittany Lions got nine points and six rebounds from Devonte (DJ) Newbill. Jermaine Marshall had eight points and added five rebounds. A.J. Hammons recorded a double-double for the Boilermakers on 12 points and 10 rebounds. Penn State (8-8, 0-4 Big Ten) takes on 22nd-ranked Michigan State (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 16th at home.

Penn State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:41 left to go.
  • Penn State started 8-8 during the 2009, 2003, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Penn State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 33 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0% or better this season, Penn State has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, Penn State has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 45.1% or better this season, Penn State has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • The Nittany Lions set a season high for blocks.
  • The last time PSU recorded at least 6 blocks was Mar 08, 2012 against Indiana.
  • PSU set season lows for field goals made, field goal percentage, three-pointers, and total points.
  • Penn State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Brandon Taylor and Devonte (DJ) Newbill) accounted for 47.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ross Travis and Devonte (DJ) Newbill) accounted for 42.4% of the rebounds.
  • Ross Travis has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 16 games this season.
  • Sasa Borovnjak had a career high with 4 steals.

Purdue Game Notes

  • A.J. Hammons recorded a team season high in blocks with 5.
  • The top two scorers (Ronnie Johnson and A.J. Hammons) accounted for 41.6% of the points.
  • A.J. Hammons has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 16 games this season.
  • A.J. Hammons recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • A.J. Hammons has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • A.J. Hammons recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BD. Newbill36964012
BJ. Marshall34853224
B-Brandon Taylor301160012
C+Sasa Borovnjak25531401
CRoss Travis34580103
D+A. Maduegbunam18210000
-Kevin Montminy5000110
-P. Ackerman7200001
-Nick Colella5000001
-Jonathan Graham3000010
PUR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AA.J. Hammons2912102054
B+Ronnie Johnson371343102
B+D.J. Byrd301232101
BRapheal Davis221051102
BDonnie Hale14421010
C+Anthony Johnson21451101
CTerone Johnson29533003
C-Travis Carroll7030000
-Jacob Lawson7000001

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