Purdue-Tennessee basketball: Score, live updates, stats for Wednesday (11/22/2017)
Purdue and Tennessee basketball play in the Battle 4 Atlantis at 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Find the score, live updates and stats for the game below.
The Boilermakers are 4-0 and ranked No. 16/18 in the Coaches/AP Polls. Tennessee is 2-0.
Purdue-Tennessee basketball: Score, live updates, stats
Purdue-Tennessee basketball: Time, game information
Purdue and Tennessee play at 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 22
Location: Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas
Purdue-Tennessee basketball: TV channel
The Boilermakers and Volunteers will be playing on ESPN2. Karl Ravech and Robbie Hummel will call the game.
Purdue-Tennessee basketball: Watch online
The Purdue-Tennessee game can be watched online with WatchESPN.
Purdue-Tennessee basketball: Preview
Purdue is 4-0 this season, ranks No. 18 in the AP Poll Top 25 and No. 16 in the Coaches Poll. The Boilermakers have been ranked 40 consecutive weeks, which is the sixth-longest streak in the country.
So far this season, Purdue has beaten SIUE (105-74), Chicago State (111-42), Marquette (86-71) and Fairfield (106-64). In the rout against Fairfield, the Boilermakers made a school-record 19 3-pointers. Dakota Mathias mad all six of his 3-point attempts. The previous team record was 18 3-pointers, which was set against Vermont in 2015. Purdue is shooting 48.9 percent on 3-pointers, which is No. 8 nationally.
Purdue will play either Villanova or Western Kentucky when the Battle 4 Atlantic continues on Thursday, Nov. 23. The Battle 4 Atlantis Finals is set for Friday, Nov. 24.
Along with Purdue and Tennessee, Battle 4 Atlantis has Villanova, Western Kentucky, Arizona, SMU, NC State and Northern Iowa in the eight-team field.
Carsen Edwards leads the Boilermakers with 18.5 points per game. But four more Purdue players average double figures. Vincent Edwards is third on the team with 15 points per game but leads with 9 rebounds per game.
Through four games, Purdue is shooting 56.8 percent from the field. Opponents are making only 35 percent of their shots.
Matt Painter is in his 13th season as the Boilermakers’ coach. Painter is 269-142 as Purdue’s coach. Last year, the Boilermakers went 27-8 overall (14-4 Big Ten) and reached the Sweet 16. Painter’s led Purdue to the Sweet 16 three times since taking over for the 2005-06 season.
Tennessee is 2-0 with wins against Presbyterian (88-53) and High Point (84-53).
Admiral Schofield leads Tennessee with 18 points per game while averaging 5.5 rebounds per game. Grant Williams adds 11 points per game and 9.5 boards per game.
Purdue and Tennessee have played three times, with the Boilermakers going 2-1.
Rick Barnes is in his third season as the Volunteers coach. Barnes is 33-35 as Tennessee’s coach. Before taking over for the 2015-16 season, Barnes was coach of Texas for 17 seasons, going 402-180. Barnes coached the Longhorns to the 2003 Final Four.