No. 15 Purdue (18-7, 11-3) vs. Indiana (13-12, 4-10)
Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Purdue presents a tough challenge for Indiana. Indiana has won two of its six games against ranked opponents this season. Purdue got past Penn State by 12 at home in its last outing.
SQUAD LEADERSHIP: Indiana’s Juwan Morgan has averaged 15.3 points and eight rebounds while Romeo Langford has put up 17.2 points and 5.1 rebounds. For the Boilermakers, Carsen Edwards has averaged 24.4 points while Ryan Cline has put up 12.2 points.
EXCELLENT EDWARDS: Edwards has connected on 36.8 percent of the 253 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 17 of 51 over his last five games. He’s also converted 85.9 percent of his free throws this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Indiana is 0-7 this year when it scores 63 points or fewer and 13-5 when it scores at least 64.
PERFECT WHEN: The Hoosiers are 5-0 when they make nine or more 3-pointers and 8-12 when they fall shy of that mark. The Boilermakers are 13-0 when the team blocks at least four shots and 5-7 when they fall short of that total.
DID YOU KNOW: Purdue as a collective unit has made 10.3 3-pointers per game this season, which is most among Big Ten teams.
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