Behind an incredible outing by ahead Trayce Jackson-Davis, No. 21 Indiana surprised No. 1 Purdue on Saturday, 79-74.
Jackson-Davis turned the primary participant to attain 25-plus factors and publish 5 or extra blocks towards a No. 1 ranked staff since UMass’ Marcus Camby in 1995, per OptaStats.
Jackson-Davis scored 25 factors, taking pictures 9-of-19 from the sector and 7-of-9 from the charity stripe, including seven rebounds and 5 blocks.
After the win over Purdue, a faculty Jackson-Davis thought of earlier than selecting Indiana, the senior drew reward from Boilermakers’ head coach Matt Painter.
“He is acquired a vivid future,” Painter instructed reporters. “There’s some actually, actually clever NBA individuals on the market that perceive that. So you’ll be able to take a look at these mock drafts or no matter, however he will spend a very long time within the NBA.”
Jackson-Davis was one in every of three Hoosiers to complete in double-figures on Saturday, together with guards Jalen Hood-Schifino and Trey Galloway. Hood-Schifino had 16 factors on 8-of-15 taking pictures, main the staff with 4 assists. In the meantime, Galloway shot 4-of-Eight from the sector for 11 factors and had a team-high three steals.
Indiana improved to 16-7 on the season. For the Hoosiers, it is this system’s first win over a No. 1 ranked staff because the Hoosiers took down Michigan in 2013.
On the opposite aspect, Purdue falls for the primary time since struggling a one-point loss to Rutgers on Jan. 2. following a 13-Zero begin.
Regardless of Saturday’s loss, now at 21-2, the Boilermakers will possible maintain onto the primary spot within the rankings.