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No. 3 Purdue (21-3, 10-3) vs. Michigan (12-9, 6-5)

Thursday, February 10 | 9 p.m. ET | Crisler Center (12,707)

ESPN (Brian Custer, Jon Crispin)


• Purdue and Michigan will meet for the second time in six days after the Boilermakers beat the Wolverines on February 5 at Mackey Arena. It’s the fastest regular-season turnover against a Big Ten team in school history.

• The Boilermakers have won six consecutive Big Ten games. The streak is the sixth-longest winning streak in Big Ten play under Matt Painter and the longest since the 2018-19 season (8 games).

• Purdue is 21-3 in 24 games (or better) for the third time in the Painter era and the sixth time in school history. A win will give Purdue 22 wins in 25 games for just the fifth time in school history (2017-18, 2009-10, 1987-88, 1986-87).

• Purdue’s seven quad-1 wins are second nationally (Wisconsin – 8) and their 7-2 record (.778 winning percentage) is the best national record among teams that have played at least seven games in quad-1 (tied with Auburn).

• Purdue’s five wins against ranked teams are second-best nationally (Marquette – 6; Purdue, Alabama, Texas Tech, Villanova – 5).

• In Tuesday’s games, Purdue’s 21 wins are third nationally (Auburn, Murray State – 22).

• Purdue have won six consecutive games in February, five of them by double figures.

• Purdue have won 51 consecutive games shooting at least 50% from the field, 40% from 3-pointers and 70% from the free-throw line (compared to 50.8, 40.9 and 72.2% in the win over ‘Illinois).

• Purdue has shot over 50.0% in 15 of 24 games (second nationally behind South Dakota State – 16) and over 40.0% from 3 points in 16 games (second nationally behind South Dakota State – 17).

• Purdue and South Dakota State are the only schools to shoot at least 50.0% from the field, 40.0% from 3-point range, and 70.0% from the free-throw line the entire game. season.

• Purdue has eight players shooting at least 40 percent from 3 points this season (with a minimum of 10 attempts). If it holds, it would be the most players shooting 40% in college basketball history (via Jeremy Frank; @MLBRandomStats).

• The Boilermakers have scored 80 or more points in six straight Big Ten games for the first time since the 1997-98 season (7 straight).

• Since the 2016-17 season, Purdue has won 29 games against ranked teams, the fifth-most wins in the country over that span.

• As of February 1, 2021, Purdue is the only national team without a double-digit defeat. Purdue’s seven losses during that span were 1, 3, 9(ot), 9(ot), 2, 5 and 3 runs. In regulation games only, Purdue’s five losses in that span are 1, 3, 2, 5 and 3 points.

• Purdue leads the Big Ten in points, field goal percentage, 3-point percentage, 3-pointers, rebound margin (also leads nationally) and assists.

• Purdue leads the nation in offensive efficiency (126.7) and has only been held below 1.00 points/possession once (Indiana – 0.98). The total of 126.7 is the third best total in the KenPom era since 2002 (2015 Wisconsin – 129.0; 2018 Villanova – 127.8).

• Purdue have trailed by double figures in just three games this year (Villanova, North Carolina State, Indiana) and won two.

• Purdue is 139-16 since the start of the 2014-15 season when it attempted more free throws than its opponents.

• Purdue is 145-12 under Painter when scoring at least 80 points, including 59-2 since the start of the 2017-18 season. Purdue has won 37 straight games scoring 80 or more points (last loss to Notre Dame on Dec. 15, 2018).

• Purdue has won 111 straight games with 90 or more points since Nov. 24, 1987 — a span of 12,456 days.

• Zach Edey and Jaden Ivey were named to the Wooden Award Top 20 list at the end of the season. Ivey was named one of 10 finalists for the West Award for the nation’s best shooter, while Edey is one of 10 finalists for the Abdul-Jabbar Award for the nation’s best center.

• Over his last three games, Jaden Ivey has averaged 23.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game. He has scored 21 or more points in four straight games. Already this year, he has achieved 46 trifecta after only 25 last year. He is the only major player in the country (1 of 6 overall) to average 17 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists while having made at least 45.3 points.

• Sasha Stefanovic has scored 3 points in 25 consecutive games, tied for the third longest streak in school history. Second on the list is Carsen Edwards with 36 consecutive games.

• Trevion Williams needs an assist for 200. He became the fourth player in Purdue history with 1200-800-200 (Moore, Hummel, Brad Miller).

• Zach Edey is averaging 31.6 points and 16.1 rebounds per 40 minutes. Edey, Wofford’s Cameron Jackson (2019), Purdue’s AJ Hammons (2016) and Kentucky’s DeMarcus Cousins ​​(2010) are the only players to average 14.5 pts, 7.5 rebs, 1.0 asts and 1.0 blks in less than 25 minutes.

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