NCAA Basketball

Purdue makes 13 1st-half 3s in rout

(AP Photo/AJ Mast)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) No. 19 Purdue had a first half to remember.

Dakota Mathias, Vince Edwards and P.J Thompson combined for 46 points in the opening 20 minutes and the Boilermakers made 13 of 18 3-point attempts in the half on the way to a 106-64 victory over Fairfield on Saturday night.

Mathias, Edwards and Thompson - all seniors - were a collective 13 of 15 from beyond the arc during the first 20 minutes when the Boilermakers (4-0) built a commanding 58-28 lead against the previously unbeaten Stags (2-1).

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