Purdue vs. Penn State: Recap and Stats

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Purdue vs. Penn State: Recap and Stats
Purdue 58
(12-11, 3-5 away)
Penn State 49
(8-14, 7-9 home)
Venue: Bryce Jordan Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Purdue 24 34 58
Penn State 25 24 49
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Purdue R Johnson 16 A Hammons 12 D Byrd 4
Penn State D (DJ) Newbill 17 R Travis 8 D (DJ) Newbill 7

On Tuesday, February 5th, Penn State took on Purdue and lost on their home court to the Boilermakers 58-49 in conference play. The Nittany Lions remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-5 for the season. Devonte (DJ) Newbill put up a game-high 17 points plus seven assists in the Nittany Lions loss. Ross Travis had eight points and added eight rebounds. A.J. Hammons recorded a double-double for the Boilermakers with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Penn State (8-14, 0-10 Big Ten) takes on Nebraska (11-12, 2-8 Big Ten) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

Penn State Game Notes

  • The last time PSU started the season 8-14 was 2009.
  • Penn State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 49 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 40.8% or better this season, Penn State has lost 92% of the time (1-12).
  • When the opposition commits 10 or fewer turnovers this season, Penn State has lost 78% of the time (2-7).
  • When the opposition records 5 or more blocks this season, Penn State has lost 75% of the time (2-6).
  • PSU set season lows for three-pointers (2) and three-point percentage (0.1).
  • Penn State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 10 games.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Nittany Lions opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--PSU has a -1.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill accounted for 34.6% of the team's points.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 22 games this season.
  • Ross Travis has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 22 games this season.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill had a career high with 7 assists.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Nick Colella.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Jonathan Graham.
  • This was the 5th foul out of the season for Sasa Borovnjak.

Purdue Game Notes

  • A.J. Hammons recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11 and defensive rebounds with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Ronnie Johnson and A.J. Hammons) accounted for 53.4% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (A.J. Hammons and Donnie Hale) accounted for 52.3% of the rebounds.
  • A.J. Hammons has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 23 games this season.
  • A.J. Hammons recorded the 4th 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 3rd of his career.
  • Donnie Hale recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Donnie Hale recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
PUR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AA.J. Hammons3315120032
ARonnie Johnson351653001
B+Donnie Hale2710100011
BRapheal Davis16821111
C+D.J. Byrd39254202
C-Terone Johnson31730002
-Stephen Toyra7020000
-Anthony Johnson5000001
-Travis Carroll4000000
-Sandi Marcius3010000
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Newbill401737004
BRoss Travis31880100
B-Sasa Borovnjak16740012
C+J. Marshall37753102
C+Jonathan Graham19260000
CBrandon Taylor28550000
CNick Colella25330200

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