9:00 PM ET, December 2, 2008
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana
Singler, Scheyer shine to keep No. 4 Duke undefeated in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue's chance to showcase its return to national prominence quickly turned into a lesson on how far the Boilermakers have to go.Kyle Singler had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke beat Purdue (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 76-60 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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• Tuesday was Purdue's first loss at home to a non-conference opponent since a Dec. 8, 2004 loss to Oklahoma.
• Duke is now 10-0 in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge.
• Kyle Singler put up his second double-double of the season. He had four last season.
• Purdue lost to consecutive games to ranked opponents for the first time since 2005. The Boilermakers lost to then-No. 2 Illinois and then-No. 10 Wisconsin on Mar. 3 and Mar. 10, respectively.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-57 (.421)||22-59 (.373)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-22 (.364)||2-13 (.154)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-26 (.769)||14-20 (.700)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|
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