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5 keys to Purdue's loss at Indiana

Purdue guard Anthony Johnson, right, is fouled as he shoots by Indiana forward Derek Elston in the first half in Bloomington on Saturday. (Photo by The Associated Press)
Purdue guard Anthony Johnson, right, is fouled as he shoots by Indiana forward Derek Elston in the first half in Bloomington on Saturday. (Photo by The Associated Press)

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Boilermakers blown out by rival for second time

Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:01 am
Purdue was in trouble early and it never got better Saturday in its 83-55 loss at Indiana. The Boilers have lost five of their last six games.Here are some of the keys to the defeat:

1) Lousy shooting: Once again Purdue enduring shooting woes. It shot just 37.5 percent from the field and 64.3 percent for the line. It also was 1-for-6 on three-pointers in the second half.

2) Foul trouble: Purdue's Rapheal Davis fouled out in just 17 minutes. Swingman D.J. Byrd finished with four fouls in 23 minutes. The Boilers committed 23 fouls.

3) Turnovers: Purdue had 17 turnovers against just seven assists. Two of their most veteran players, D.J. Byrd and Terone Johnson, combined for two assists and seven turnovers.

4) Rebounding: Purdue got out-rebounded 39-30. It gave up 12 offensive boards, which allowed the Hoosiers to get an early jump on their fast break.

5) Lack of effort: Purdue struggled to match the Hoosiers' intensity, which has been a season-long problem. Coach Matt Painter wants consistency in this area and, because of youth, rarely gets it.

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