WEST LAFAYETTE — Indiana misplaced to Purdue at Mackey Area on Saturday night by a ultimate rating of 79-59.
Purdue led on the half 37-25. Indiana was led within the sport by C.J. Gunn with 13 factors.
The three keys to the sport, highlights and expanded stats are beneath.
See additionally: Woodson, Galloway and Ware postgame.
Indiana (14-10, 6-7) returns to motion subsequent Sunday once they host Northwestern.
THREE KEYS TO THE GAME
1. Taking pictures funk. Indiana opened the sport by making their first 4 pictures. However the offense went ice chilly from there. The Hoosiers made simply 11 of their subsequent 39 pictures (28 p.c), and by that time they had been down by 26. The Hoosiers missed their first seven 3-pointers, and completed simply 4-of-16 from lengthy vary. To additional compound their struggles, IU solely made 9-of-15 from the free throw line.
2. Reneau has an off evening. Purdue was intent on taking away Malik Reneau, and so they succeeded. The sophomore ahead made simply 3-of-11 pictures and dedicated three turnovers. He fouled out and performed simply 23 minutes. Past the Iowa sport he left with an damage, Reneau’s six factors matched a season low. He averaged simply seven factors within the two video games towards Purdue.
3. The place was Ware? IU coach Mike Woodson benched Kel’el Ware with two fouls with 6:13 left within the half and Indiana down simply 22-18. Braden Smith made two fast pictures on the rim the place he would have been proper after he left the sport. Ware sat for the remainder of the half and Purdue closed on a 15-7 run to shut the primary.
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