AJ Hammons, Purdue
The Boilermakers center rebounded nicely from an off-game in these two teams’ last matchup. The sophomore finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks, all game highs.
By the numbers
23 Second-chance points on 23 offensive rebounds for the Boilermakers, the most telling statistic of the game.
9-for-23 Purdue’s performance from the free-throw line (39.1 percent), which the Boilermakers were able to overcome.
17 Lead changes in a gut-it-out, triple overtime game.