Records: Purdue 3-4, Lamar 1-6
When: 6:30 p.m. today
Where: Mackey Arena, West Lafayette
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: 1380 AM
Purdue leaders: Terone Johnson (12.7 ppg), A.J. Hammons (6 rpg), Ronnie Johnson (3.3 apg)
Lamar leaders: Rhon Mitchell (10.9 ppg), Stan Brown (6.1 rpg), Donnell Minton (2.4 apg)
Key matchup: Terone Johnson recorded the first double-double of his career Saturday against Xavier, finishing with 19 points and 10 rebounds. The guard is averaging 17 points in Purdue’s last three games. Lamar guard Donley Minor is averaging 9.3 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
The skinny: Purdue won the only other meeting between the teams in 1985. Purdue coach Matt Painter and Lamar coach Pat Knight are former AAU teammates. Fort Wayne native Rapheal Davis is averaging 3.1 points and 2.3 rebounds for Purdue.