Purdue vs. Nebraska: Recap and Stats

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Purdue vs. Nebraska: Recap and Stats
Purdue 65
(9-8, 2-3 away)
Nebraska 56
(9-9, 8-4 home)
Venue: Bob Devaney Sports Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Purdue 28 37 65
Nebraska 19 37 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Purdue T Johnson 13 A Hammons 6 R Johnson 3
Nebraska D Talley 13 B Ubel 6 D Talley 2

On Wednesday, January 16th, Nebraska took on Purdue and lost on their home court to the Boilermakers 65-56 in conference play. The Cornhuskers got a good performance from Shavon Shields, who got a season-high 18 points and eight rebounds. Dylan Talley also had a good game, scoring six points and adding eight rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). For the Boilermakers, A.J. Hammons finished with 14 points and eight rebounds (6 Blk 3 Ast). This makes three losses in a row for the Cornhuskers. Nebraska (9-9, 0-5 Big Ten) gets Penn State (8-9, 0-5 Big Ten) on the road on Saturday, January 19th.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:37 left to go.
  • Nebraska started 9-9 during the 2002, 2001, 2000, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cornhuskers have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 33.3% or worse.
  • Nebraska has lost 89% of the time this season (1-8) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 25 or more field goals made this season, Nebraska has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 15 or more assists this season, Nebraska has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 44.6% or better this season, Nebraska has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • Nebraska set a season low for turnovers.
  • Nebraska has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Nebraska has a 0.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Shavon Shields accounted for 32.1% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Shavon Shields and Dylan Talley) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Shavon Shields has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 18 games this season.
  • Dylan Talley had a career high with 4 steals.

Purdue Game Notes

  • A.J. Hammons recorded a team season high in blocks with 6.
  • The top two scorers (Terone Johnson and A.J. Hammons) accounted for 49.2% of the points.
  • Terone Johnson has led the team in scoring 8 times in 17 games this season.
  • A.J. Hammons has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 17 games this season.
  • Ronnie Johnson has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • A.J. Hammons has 4 straight double-digit point games.
PUR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+A.J. Hammons321483061
B+D.J. Byrd351253101
B+Terone Johnson351862004
B+Ronnie Johnson361056003
BDonnie Hale10240010
C+Rapheal Davis28571002
C+Anthony Johnson13230000
-Jacob Lawson5000001
-Travis Carroll3210000
-Sandi Marcius3020010
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AShavon Shields371881111
ADylan Talley37683410
B+Jordan Tyrance211070101
BRay Gallegos40962100
BAndre Almeida19840010
CDavid Rivers39511100
-Benny Parker7000000

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