Purdue 80 Michigan State 74

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Purdue 80 Michigan State 74

Purdue held on to defeat Michigan State in a hard fought battle.

Purdue held off a spirited Spartan ball club with some key stops late in the game

This was a game of runs and Purdue had just enough fire power to pull out the victory

Purdue’s guards hit some big three pointers at key moments

Key Stats

Purdue shot 51% from the field vs Michigan State 39.1%

Game was well played as each team had less than 10 turnovers

Purdue shot 50% from the three point line

Key Individual Performances

Zach Edey was dominate once again with 32 pts, 11 rebounds & 4 assists

Braden Smith continues to impress…he scored 23 points & 9 rebounds

Xavier Booker scored 11 points on with two made three’s as he starts to get more minutes

What it means

Purdue continues its quest to be the overall # 1 seed and clinched a share of the BIG 10 Title

Michigan St has lost three games in a row

Michigan State probably needs two more wins to be safely in the tournament. Metrics are solid


Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter “Smith was a two way player tonight. The key is getting him to be on the hunt and look for his shot”

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo “We did the things we had to do, but made some key mistakes that you cant make against the best team in the country”

Purdue’s Mason Gillis on BIG 10 Championship “t feels great Even better to do it with a great group of guys”

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