Seven-foot-2 middle Isaac Haas scored 22 factors, and No. 19 Purdue capitalized on its measurement benefit within the paint to beat Marquette 86-seventy one on Tuesday night time.
Carsen Edwards had 15 factors, whereas Vince Edwards added 10 factors and eight rebounds for the Boilermakers (three-zero). They held distinct edges in rebounding (34-23) and factors within the paint (30-12).
Good ball motion and improved outdoors capturing helped Purdue construct a double-digit lead for a lot of the second half after main by two at halftime. Coach Matt Painter’s membership began the second half four of 6 from three-level vary.
Andrew Rowsey scored 25 factors, whereas Markus Howard added 24 for Marquette (1-1) earlier than fouling out with 5:20 left. Howard, the nation’s chief in three-level capturing final season (fifty four.7 %), went four of eight from behind the arc towards Purdue.
However the Boilermakers have been robust to cease after they began complementing their inside recreation with outdoors capturing.
Carsen Edwards’ 19-footer from the nook gave Purdue a thirteen-level lead with 6:forty five left.
Purdue: Haas and seven-three freshman Matt Haarms mixed to shoot eleven of 19 for the sport and 6 of eleven within the first half. It is an enviable 1-2 inside combo that ought to particularly come in useful when tough-and-tumble…