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

Purdue held Penn State to only 26% from the floor and pounded the Nittany Lions 60-42 in Big Ten play on Sunday, January 13th. The Boilermakers got a double-double out of A.J. Hammons with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Ronnie Johnson also put in a solid effort, scoring a game-high 13 points and adding four rebounds. For the Nittany Lions, Devonte (DJ) Newbill finished with nine points and six rebounds. Purdue (8-8, 2-2 Big Ten) takes on Nebraska (9-7, 0-3 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 16th on the road.

Purdue Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:41 left to go.
  • The last time Purdue started the season 8-8 was 2001.
  • Purdue beat the spread by 7.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Boilermakers have beaten the spread.
  • Purdue has won 83% of the time this season (5-1) when its had a field goal percentage of 45.1% or better.
  • Purdue has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when opponents record 3 or fewer three-pointers.
  • The Boilermakers set a season high for three-point percentage.
  • The last time Purdue had a three-point percentage of 50.0% or higher was Mar 08, 2012 against Nebraska.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--Purdue has a 10.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 in 5 out of 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.

Penn State Game Notes

  • Penn State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Nittany Lions losing streak to 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 11 times in 16 games this season.
  • Sasa Borovnjak set a career high with 4 steals.
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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