Purdue overcame 20 fouls and 23 turnovers, getting 21 points from Carsen Edwards and a career-high 18 from Matt Haarms as they held off Penn State 76-64. Purdue will face Indiana in Bloomington Tuesday night.
Matt Haarms had 15 points and a career-high-tying 5 blocks off the bench as 5 Boilers scored in double figures to hold off Minnesota, 73-63. Purdue has won 7 straight and shares first place; they’ll face Nebraska in Mackey Saturday.
Carsen Edwards hit 8 threes en route to 38 points and Nojel Eastern forced a late “turnover”, blocked a shot to send the game to OT, then extended his FT streak to 16 in a 99-90 OT win at Penn State. Purdue next hosts Minnesota Sunday at noon.
Purdue honored Tyler Trent by running away from Iowa, leading by as many as 26 en route to a comfortable 86-70 win Thursday in Mackey. The Boilers will face Michigan State on Tuesday at 9 PM in East Lansing.