7:05 PM ET, December 29, 2009
Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Purdue got its first glimpse into how tough the road will be in the Big Ten -- a conference where even cellar dwellers like Iowa can make things difficult for visitors.E'Twaun Moore scored 21 points, 15 in the second half, and the fourth-ranked Boilermakers overcame a sluggish start to beat Iowa 67-56 on Tuesday night for its best start in 16 seasons.Robbie Hummel added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Boilermakers (12-0, 1-0 Big Ten), who have opened with 12 straight wins for the second time. Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson led Purdue to a school-record 14-0 start in 1993-94.
• E'Twaun Moore scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, and Robbie Hummel had 16 points and eight rebounds.
• The Boilermakers trailed at the half, but shot over 65 percent in the second half to pull away.
• The Boilermakers won their sixth straight against Iowa, and their 12-0 start is also the longest win streak under coach Matt Painter.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-53 (.491)||21-51 (.412)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-11 (.364)||6-16 (.375)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-18 (.611)||8-11 (.727)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|