Zach Edey posts 11th double-double this season as Purdue defeats Iowa, 84-70-ZoomTech News

Zach Edey had 30 factors and 18 rebounds to guide No. 2 Purdue previous Iowa 84-70 on Saturday.

Lance Jones scored 17 factors and Fletcher Loyer added 12 because the Boilermakers (17-2, 6-2 Massive Ten) gained their third consecutive recreation and tenth out of their final 11.

Edey, the reigning nationwide participant of the yr, put fixed stress on Iowa’s smaller frontcourt whereas getting his twelfth double-double of the season. He was 10-of-15 from the sphere and 10-of-15 on free throws. Edey helped the Boilermakers have a 50-24 rebounding edge.

Purdue trailed 18-14 with 12:32 left within the first half earlier than occurring a 19-2 run, with most of these factors coming with Edey on the bench. Iowa later answered with seven consecutive factors earlier than the Boilermakers closed the half with a 9-3 run to guide 47-34 at halftime.

Purdue maintained a double-digit lead for many of the second half earlier than Iowa acquired to inside 78-70 with 4:22 left. The Hawkeyes (11-7, 3-4) had an opportunity to chop the lead additional, however failed to attain on three consecutive possessions. Jones then hit a 3-pointer with 1:35 left to finish Iowa’s comeback hopes.

Tony Perkins led Iowa with 24 factors. Payton Sandfort had 16 factors and Ben Krikke added 10.

No. 2 Purdue Boilermakers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Highlights


Purdue: Hosts Michigan on Tuesday.

Iowa: Hosts Maryland on Wednesday.

Reporting by The Related Press.

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