@BoilerBall's WeekPurdue defeateD OHIO STATE AND WISCONSIN to run its record to 14-3 on the young season
Caleb Swanigan continued his monster season with another pair of double-doubles. He totaled 16 points with 11 rebounds in the win over Ohio State, then added 18 points and 13 rebounds against Wisconsin.
Swanigan has a nation-leading 14 double-doubles, including eight straight. He also grabbed his 500th career rebound in just his 51st career game against the Badgers.
CONS. STREAK OF DOUBLE-DOUBLES IN SCHOOL HISTORY
12 -- Terry Dischinger (1959-60 season)
11 -- Dave Schellhase (1965-66 season)
9 -- Terry Dischinger (1961-62 season)
8 -- CALEB SWANIGAN (2016-17 season)
Isaac Haas had a big game off the bench in the win over Wisconsin, tallying 13 points and five rebounds. For the week, Haas averaged 9.5 points and 7.5 rebounds,
Dakota Mathias averaged 11.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in two Purdue victories this week. Against the Badgers, he totaled eight points, seven assists and four rebounds. Over the last four games, Mathias is averaging 10.8 points and 5.3 assists per game, while becoming one of the top defensive players in the Big Ten.
Mathias is now shooting 50.0 percent (37-of-74) from deep this year and leads the team with 70 assists (4.1 APG).
Ryan Cline scored nine points against Wisconsin, including seven straight during a back-breaking 12-0 run that gave Purdue a 16-point lead midway through the second half. Cline is shooting 44.4 percent (24-of-54) from 3-point range this season.
The nation's leader in assist/turnover ratio, Thompson had eight assists against one turnover during Purdue's two wins this week, while limiting Jaquan Lyle and Bronson Koenig to 6-of-19 shooting and 17 points between them. Thompson, who averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 assists during the week, now has a A/TO ratio of 5.17 (62/12) this year.
Vincent Edwards averaged 10.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists during the week, scoring 16 points with 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the win over Ohio State. He dished out his 250th career assist in a homecoming win over Ohio State.
Carsen Edwards averaged 8.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game during the week and is averaging 10.4 points per game for his freshman season.
Mackey Arena was rocking yesterday in the win over Wisconsin.
Purdue (14-3, 3-1 B1G) hits the road this week with a Thursday night tilt at Iowa, tipping at 9 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network.