Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-11, 0-6 Big Ten) aim to end a five-game road losing streak when they visit No. 7 Purdue Boilermakers (13-2, 2-2 Big Ten) Friday, January 14. 2022 at 6:30 p.m. ET.
How to watch Purdue vs. Nebraska
Key Stats for Purdue vs. Nebraska
- The Boilermakers put up 6.7 more points per game (85.1) than the Cornhuskers allowed (78.4).
- The Cornhuskers are scoring 7.3 more points per game (73.9) than the Boilermakers (66.6).
- This season, the Boilermakers have a 50.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 6.9% more than the 43.8% shooting percentage the Cornhuskers’ opponents have made.
- The Cornhuskers have shot a 43.3% clip from the field this season, 2.3 percentage points more than the Boilermakers opponents’ 41.0% shooting average.
Purdue players to watch
- Trevion Williams beat the Boilermakers with 8.8 rebounds per game, while posting 3.0 assists and 13.5 points.
- Jaden Ivey is averaging 16.2 points and 3.0 assists per game, both team highs. He also averages 5.1 rebounds, shooting 50.0 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from beyond the arc on 2.1 3-pointers per game.
- Zach Edey is averaging 14.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, shooting 71.0 percent from the field (fifth in the nation).
Sasha Stefanovic leads her team in assists per game (4.0), and also averages 11.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.3 interceptions and 0.0 blocked shots.
- Caleb Furst is averaging 5.1 points, 0.5 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game.
Nebraska players to watch
- Alonzo Verge Jr. averages 5.6 assists per game. And he produced 14.2 points and 5.1 rebounds, shooting 42.7% from the floor.
- Bryce McGowens is posting a team-best 15.9 points per contest. And he produced 5.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists, shooting 39.5% from the field and 25.3% from outside the arc, with 1.2 triples per game.
- Derrick Walker is recording a team best 6.1 rebounds per game. And he produced 10.2 points and 1.2 assists, shooting 73.5% from the field (second in the nation).
- CJ Wilcher is giving the Cornhuskers 8.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game. He also averaged 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
- Keisei Tominaga is getting the Cornhuskers 7.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game. He also averages 1.0 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.