The Scarlet Knights missed their first seven from beyond the arc and couldn’t break up the shutout until Baker knocked down a 3 with 13:27 left in the game to cut the deficit to 51-37.
Rutgers: The Scarlet Knights are improving but they don’t possess the size, depth or scorers to seriously challenge a team like Purdue.
Purdue: The defending Big Ten champs showed everyone why they’re capable of repeating this season.
They can win games by going big or small, defending well and are capable of playing through foul trouble.
Rutgers: Freshman Mamadou Doucoure scored eight points before fouling out with 12:55 to go and then picked up a technical on his way to the bench.
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