Kevin Coble tried
but too many missed layups doomed the Wildcats' efforts at Mackey Saturday. NU finished the game with an anemic 33% Field goal percentage, and 5 of 23 [22%] from the arc. Purdue shot 60%, 50% from the arc.
Kevin Coble led all scorers with 15 points 3 rebounds, 2 blocks and 3 steals.
Tim Doyle, and Jeremy Nash scored 8 each. Doyle had 5 assists - giving him 151 on the year - with 5 rebounds, Nash had 2 rebounds and 2 steals.
Craig Moore appeared to pop out of his shooting slump for a while, hitting a couple of 3-s early, but settleed for 6 points on 2 of 8 from the arc.
Sterling Williams had trouble with layups, he was 1 of 7 from the floor, Vince Scott also hit an early 3 but missed 3 more. He did have 3 rebounds in the game.
David Teague led the boilers with 23 points, Carl Landry added 15 with 10 rebounds, and Chris Lutz punished the Cats again, scoring 14 with 4 rebounds.