Edey, Ivey lead No. 3 Purdue past Nicholls State 104-90

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Edey scored 21 points, Jaden Ivey added 19 and No. 3 Purdue beat Nicholls State 104-90.

Purdue shot 57.4% and cracked 100 points for the first time this season. The 7-foot-4 Edey made 7 of 8 shots and 7 of 9 free throws. Ivey was 5-for-9 from the field.

The Boilermakers also played short-handed as Caleb Furst sat out due to the team’s health and safety protocols.

Ty Gordon led Nicholls State with 29 points, hitting 9 of 15 3-pointers.

Purdue took a 55-36 lead into halftime but allowed Nicholls State to hang around in the second half thanks to outside shooting. The Colonels shot 58% from the field after halftime.

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