Sport No. 5 Purdue wins 13th in a row, 81-47 vs. Minnesota

21:55  13 january  2018
21:55  13 january  2018 Source:   ap.org

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Purdue 's star power forward Vincent Edwards has thoroughly enjoyed his visits to Minnesota . His last trip was the best yet, as the Boilermakers took full advantage of the reeling Gophers.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

Purdue's Vincent Edwards, right, drives around Minnesota's Jordan Murphy during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)© The Associated Press Purdue's Vincent Edwards, right, drives around Minnesota's Jordan Murphy during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS — Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue, and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81-47 on Saturday for their 13th consecutive victory.

Isaac Haas pitched in 14 points and five rebounds for Purdue (17-2, 6-0), which produced its best Big Ten start since going 8-0 to begin conference play in the 1989-90 season. This is the fourth 6-0 start in the Big Ten in Boilermakers history. They're tied for the program's best record at the 19-game overall mark since 1987-88.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

Jordan Murphy had 10 points and four rebounds for the Gophers (13-6, 2-4), who have lost all three games since center Reggie Lynch was suspended and small forward Amir Coffey was sidelined by a shoulder injury. This was the second-largest margin of defeat at home in program history, behind only a 90-51 loss to No. 1 UCLA on Dec. 20, 1968.

BOX SCORE: PURDUE 81, MINNESOTA 47

After a Thanksgiving weekend stumble in the Bahamas at the Battle 4 Atlantis when they lost by three points to Tennessee and four points to Western Kentucky, Edwards, who shot a combined 7 for 26 in those defeats, and the Boilermakers have bounced back strong.

They began this week with their highest ranking in The Associated Press poll since taking the No. 3 spot on Feb. 22, 2010, a week when they won at Minnesota on a Wednesday and then lost at Michigan State on a Sunday to drop to seventh in the following poll.

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Get a recap of the Purdue Boilermakers vs . Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball game. Vincent Edwards scores 25 points in No . 5 Purdue 's 81 - 47 win over Minnesota .

13, 2018, in Minneapolis. Purdue won 81 - 47 . (AP Photo/Jim Mone) (Photo: The Associated Press). They began this week with their highest ranking in The Associated Press poll since taking the No. 3 spot on Feb. 22, 2010, a week when they won at Minnesota on a Wednesday and then lost at

Edwards had 20 points by the break and spent much of the second half resting on the bench with the game well in hand. He made four of his five 3-pointers before halftime, as the Boilermakers had their half-court offense humming. They finished with 24 assists and just 11 turnovers.

Carsen Edwards added 14 points and Dakota Mathias scored 12 points for the Boilermakers, who pulled out a 70-69 victory at Michigan on Tuesday night after a go-ahead free throw by Haas with 4 seconds remaining.

The sign that this wasn't going to be Minnesota's day appeared almost immediately, when head coach Richard Pitino was whistled for a technical foul just 3:33 into the game. Already angered by an offensive foul called on Murphy 2 minutes earlier, Pitino was livid when Haas appeared to inadvertently hit Gophers point guard Nate Mason in the throat without a whistle. Murphy had to hold Pitino back from charging onto the court.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Purdue 's star power forward Vincent Edwards has thoroughly enjoyed his visits to Minnesota .

Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers romped past undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

The Gophers registered their season-low shooting percentage (28.8) for the second straight game. They were outrebounded 46-29.

BIG PICTURE

Purdue: With a perfect record through one-third of the conference schedule, the Boilermakers have established themselves as the top contender for the Big Ten title next to Michigan State. They only play the fourth-ranked Spartans once this season, a road game on Feb. 10.

Minnesota: A season that began with high hopes has swiftly spiraled out of control, a slump triggered by sexual assault allegations against the senior Lynch and the untimely injury to the sophomore Coffey. The top three backcourt players for the Gophers had an abysmal afternoon, with Mason, Dupree McBrayer and Isaiah Washington shooting a combined 6 for 29.

UP NEXT

Purdue: Hosts Wisconsin on Tuesday, with the chance to match the program's longest winning streak in eight years. The Boilermakers won their first 14 games of the 2009-10 season, with the last victory of that streak coming against the Gophers.

Minnesota: Plays at Penn State on Monday, the first of three straight games away from home. The Gophers gave up a home game for the Big Ten's showcase event in New York on Jan. 20, when they take on Ohio State at Madison Square Garden.

No. 3 Boilermakers keep rolling by blowing out Badgers 78-50

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Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers romped past undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

No . 5 Purdue wins 13 th in a row , 81 - 47 vs . Minnesota . Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue , and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81 - 47 on Saturday for their 13 th consecutive victory.

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