Purdue 89, Russia Select 70
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) _ Brad Miller scored 27 points to lead Purdue to an 89-70 exhibition victory Sunday over Russia Select.
Miller hit 9 of 17 field goal attempts and sank 9 of 11 free throws for the day. Luther Clay had 16 points and 9 rebounds and Herd Dove scored 14 for the Boilermakers.
Purdue led 44-36 at halftime, then pulled away by shooting 50 percent from the floor in the second half. The Boilermakers field goal percentage for the game was 46.5 percent _ though Purdue was 0-8 from 3-point range.
Russia Select hit only 35.6 percent of its field goal tries.
The Russians were led by Vitaly Strebkov and Iouri Kovalev, who each scored 17 points. Strebkov hit 5 of 11 three-pointers, and the Russians shot 39.1 percent from 3-point range for the day.
The Boilermakers dominated the boards, pulling down 51 rebounds to Russian Select’s 28.