Purdue 83 Xavier 71

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Purdue 83 Xavier 71

Experienced Boilers do all the little things that Xavier could not

What Happened

Purdue got timely 3 point shooting

Braden Smith had a dominating floor game

Xavier struggled to shoot the ball vs the Purdue defense

Key Stats

Zach Edey Double Double with 28 points 11 rebounds

Purdue shoots 47.5 % from the field from deep

Xavier shot 36% from the field in first half and fell behind by 8

What it means

Purdue moves to 3-0 and a good win vs a Big East opponent

Xavier has some pieces and needs to fill the void of some injuries to their front court

Purdue seems ready to play in the Maui Classic vs Gonzaga next Monday


Myles Colvin Purdue: “Its always important to be locked in when you come off the bench” “ Be ready and be impactful”

Purdue Coach Matt Painter “It’s difficult to play 10 players”

Painter “You have to have guys who put winning over themselves, I don’t expect them to be happy but be professional”

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