Northwestern vs. Purdue: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northwestern vs. Purdue: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northwestern 43
(13-15, 5-6 away)
Purdue 74
(13-14, 10-7 home)
Venue: Mackey Arena
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northwestern 25 18 43
Purdue 40 34 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northwestern T Demps 9 R Hearn 6 A Marcotullio 4
Purdue T Johnson 22 R Davis 7 D Byrd 5

Northwestern was punished by Purdue 74-43 in conference play on a day when they shot just 28.6 percent. The game was pretty much decided at halftime, with Purdue up 40-25. The Wildcats even the season series against Purdue at 1-1 with the loss. Alex Marcotullio put up seven points and four assists in a losing effort. Tre Demps scored nine points and added three rebounds. Terone Johnson got a game-high 22 points and six rebounds for the Boilermakers. The Wildcats are on a five-game losing streak. The next game will be on Thursday, Feb. 28 when Northwestern (13-15, 4-11 Big Ten) hosts 18th-ranked Ohio State (20-7, 10-5 Big Ten).

Northwestern Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 9:07 left to go.
  • The last time NU started the season 13-15 was 2006.
  • Northwestern has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 43 or fewer total points.
  • The Wildcats have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-5) after having a three-point percentage of 22.2 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 74 or more total points this season, Northwestern has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Northwestern has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 18 or more assists this season, Northwestern has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • NU set a season low for three-pointers (four).
  • Northwestern has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 15 games.
  • Reggie Hearn has led the team in rebounding in five out of 28 games this season.

Purdue Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Terone Johnson and D.J. Byrd) accounted for 47.2 percent of the points.
  • Terone Johnson has led the team in scoring 14 times in 27 games this season.
  • Rapheal Davis has led the team in rebounding four times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Terone Johnson's career.
  • Terone Johnson has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Terone Johnson set career highs with nine field goals made and four three-pointers.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-A. Marcotullio21724102
C+Tre Demps28931201
C+Reggie Hearn30861123
C+Mike Turner28721221
CDave Sobolewski24422100
CAlex Olah12220021
C-Kale Abrahamson20520001
D+J. Montgomery III15013001
DNikola Cerina18110001
-Omar Jimenez4000100
PUR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Terone Johnson272263101
A+Rapheal Davis191073202
AD.J. Byrd251345001
BA.J. Hammons12630021
BTravis Carroll12240100
BRonnie Johnson291033114
BAnthony Johnson19353002
B-Sandi Marcius16430122
CJacob Lawson5220000
C-Stephen Toyra6201000
DDru Anthrop17030001
-Donnie Hale10000001
-Neal Beshears3010000

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