WBB Game #19, Wed, 1/22 vs PURDUE @ PBA, 7:00pm CT, BTN+ (pay) & Game Thread
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Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst)
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Purdue leads the all-time series with Nebraska, 8-6, including a 75-71 win over the Huskers at the Big Ten Tournament
• Through 18 games, Nebraska is allowing an average of 63.1 points per game.
• Opponents are shooting 36.7 percent from the field and 29.8 percent from three-point range against NU.
• In Purdue's four Big Ten losses (Rutgers, Indiana, Northwestern, Minnesota), the Boilermakers have failed to reach 60 points in each game, averaging just 54 points per contest.
• Purdue relies heavily on its defense, limiting possessions and controlling tempo to control the action. So far this season, Purdue ranks fifth in the Big Ten in scoring defense (60.5 ppg), but last in the league in scoring offense (63.5 ppg)
Lincoln High (NE) graduate Nyagoa Gony is a Freshman Sophomore at Purdue (#30 - 6-2 - F - 0.3 ppg, 0.1 rpg)
( Sorry, I'm a little behind the times)
Numbers to Watch (record watch) (1) Hannah Whitish is one point away from the top 20 on the Nebraska career scoring list (1,133). She enters the game ranked 21st on the career list with 1,132 points. (2) Kristian Hudson needs two assists to reach 400 in her career (383 at FIU). (7) Kristian Hudson needs seven rebounds to reach 400 in her career (372 at FIU). (9) Kate Cain is nine blocked shots away from matching the Nebraska career block record held by Janet Smith (238, 1979-82). (13) Hannah Whitish is 13 assists away from No. 6 on the Nebraska career assist list (444, Amy Stephens, 1986-89). More @ the Link: