Purdue-Nebraska Postgame Notes

March 8, 2012

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Purdue Notes

  • Purdue reached the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the sixth-straight season and won its first-ever game as a No. 6 seed.
  • The Boilermakers are 9-13 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament and 8-2 overall vs. Nebraska.
  • Trailing 12-10 in the first half, Purdue went on a 15-0 run from 12:55 to 7:16 to grab a 25-12 advantage and never gave up the lead for the remainder of the contest.
  • Purdue recorded a school record for three-pointers in a Big Ten Tournament game and tied the all-time mark by a Big Ten squad with 13. Minnesota (3/8/01), Illinois (3/8/02) and Michigan (3/7/98) also drained 13 threes in a Big Ten Tournament contest.
  • The Boilermakers turned in their third-best shooting performance in a Big Ten Tournament game, connecting on 28-of-50 (.560) from the field.
  • Anthony Johnson set a career high for points with a team-best 17, eclipsing his previous top mark of 13, and pulled down a personal-best six rebounds. He also equaled a career-best four assists.
  • Terone Johnson matched a career high with six assists.

Nebraska Notes

  • Nebraska is 0-1 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament.
  • Nebraska is 2-8 all-time against Purdue.
  • Nebraska is 4-14 when trailing at halftime.
  • Bo Spencer, who notched a game-high 22 points on Thursday night, has scored in double figures in 23 games this year.
  • Toney McCray, who finished with eight rebounds against Purdue, led Nebraska in rebounding for the seventh time this year.

Session Note

  • Attendance for Session II was 17,257.