Indiana vs. Purdue: Full Game Preview

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Indiana vs. Purdue: Full Game Preview
(3) Indiana
(18-2, 5-0 away)
Purdue
(11-9, 9-5 home)
Venue: Mackey Arena
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, January 30, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana C Zeller 16.0 C Zeller 8.1 K Ferrell 4.6
Purdue T Johnson 13.5 A Hammons 6.3 R Johnson 3.6

On Wednesday, No. 3 Indiana heads to Mackey Arena to take on Purdue. The game tips off at 8:30 EST and you can catch it on Big Ten Network. The Hoosiers are 2-5 against the Boilermakers over the last four years. The last time they met (3/4/2012) they won 85-74.

Purdue is in 6th place in the conference and Indiana is in 1st place.

The 21 points and 7 rebounds by Victor Oladipo helped the Hoosiers to a 75-70 victory over Michigan State on January 27th. He is averaging 13.9 points per game while also contributing a team-high 2.5 steals per game. For the Boilermakers, Terone Johnson finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the 65-62 win over Iowa on January 27th. His 13.5 points per game is the highest mark on the team.

In terms of team stats, Indiana has an advantage in a single key area, scoring, where the Hoosiers have an edge over the Boilermakers, 83 points per game to 66 points per game.

Purdue StatSmack

  • The Indiana scoring leader (Cody Zeller) has more points than the Purdue scoring leader (Terone Johnson).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Indiana has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Purdue (19 vs 5).
  • Be afraid. Indiana has blown out more teams than Purdue this season (12 blowouts vs 4).
  • Indiana is a better shooting team (50.0% vs 42.0%) than Purdue this season.
  • Indiana players are more experienced than Purdue players (15,819 minutes played vs 9,300 minutes played).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Indiana has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Purdue (11 vs 3).
  • Indiana is a better three-point shooting team (41.9% vs 31.4%) than Purdue this season.
  • Indiana has a much better NCSA Athletic Ranking than Purdue (#43 vs #54).
  • The Indiana steals leader (Victor Oladipo) has more steals than the Purdue steals leader (Ronnie Johnson).
  • Victor Oladipo is ranked 14th nationally in steals.
  • How does our back look? Indiana is ranked higher than Purdue in the Big Ten (#1 vs #6).
IU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Cody Zeller 29 16 8 1 1 1 2
A- Victor Oladipo 27 14 6 2 2 1 2
B+ C. Watford 27 13 7 1 1 0 1
B Jordan Hulls 28 11 3 3 1 0 1
B Kevin Ferrell 28 7 3 5 1 0 2
B- Will Sheehey 22 10 4 1 1 0 2
C Remy Abell 15 5 2 1 0 0 1
C J. Hollowell 11 4 2 0 0 0 1
C- Derek Elston 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
C- Maurice Creek 11 3 1 1 0 0 1
C- A. Etherington 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
D+ H. Mosquera-Perea 7 1 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Taylor Wayer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Jeff Howard 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Raphael Smith 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Peter Jurkin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
PUR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Terone Johnson 32 14 5 3 0 0 2
C+ D.J. Byrd 31 10 4 3 1 0 2
C+ A.J. Hammons 23 10 6 1 0 2 2
C+ Ronnie Johnson 29 9 4 4 1 0 2
C- Rapheal Davis 16 6 3 1 0 0 1
C- Anthony Johnson 21 6 3 1 0 0 1
C- Donnie Hale 15 4 3 0 0 0 1
D+ Jacob Lawson 14 3 3 0 1 1 1
D Travis Carroll 10 2 2 0 0 1 0
D Sandi Marcius 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Jay Simpson 8 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Stephen Toyra 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Dru Anthrop 8 1 1 1 1 0 1
D Neal Beshears 2 1 0 0 0 0 1

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