NCAA Men's Basketball

No. 19 Purdue uses 3 to rout Fairfield

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(TSX / STATS) -- Purdue made 13 of 18 first-half 3-point attempts, built a 58-28 lead through 20 minutes and went on to crush Fairfield 106-64 on Saturday night at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Ind.

The No. 19 Boilermakers (4-0) made five 3s in the game's first 3:26 and led 15-3 at that point.

Dakota Mathias, Vince Edwards and P.J. Thompson were a collective 13 of 15 from behind the 3-point arc through 20 minutes when Mathias had 18 points, Edwards had 16 and six rebounds, and Thompson had 12 points and two steals. Mathias was 5 of 5 from 3-point range before the break.

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