Purdue and Indiana State to Play in Mackey in November

 

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Head coach Matt Painter has announced that the Boilermakers will host Indiana State in a non-conference game on Nov. 13, in Mackey Arena.

 

Tip time and television designation will be announced at a later date.

 

Purdue owns a 29-4 all-time advantage against the Sycamores, last defeating Indiana State on Dec. 18, 2010, a 65-52 decision in Indianapolis. Head coach Matt Painter is 5-1 against Indiana State, posting a 3-1 record with the Boilermakers and 2-0 while at Southern Illinois during the 2003-04 season.

 

The two teams played a charity exhibition game in Oct. 2017, a 94-72 Boilermaker victory. Carsen Edwards and Dakota Mathias led Purdue with 16 points, while then-freshman Matt Haarms had 12 points, six rebounds and three blocks in 17 minutes of action.

 

Indiana State posted an 18-12 overall record with an 11-7 conference mark, placing tied for third in the Missouri Valley Conference standings and ranking 105th in the final NET rankings. The Sycamores defeated Northern Iowa (67-64) and fell to Dayton in a close game (86-81) last year. Indiana State was 16th nationally a year ago in 3-point percentage (.375).

 

Head coach Greg Lansing will return three starters including leading scorer Tyreke Key (15.6 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 38.9 3P pct.) and Jake Laravia (9.4 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 11-27 3Ps).

 

The contest is the second-announced game of the 2020-21 season, joining West Virginia (Dec. 13, in Brooklyn) on the upcoming slate.