Jonathan Baehre scored 11 points for Clemson (2-0) and Al-Amir Dawes included 10 points. The Tigers, who held Mississippi State to 42 points on Wednesday, required 22 Purdue turnovers, consisting of 13 Clemson takes.
Baehre struck a 3-pointer and after that a jumper to trigger a 10-0 run that made it 58-48 when Dawes made a jumper with 9:02 left. Newman responded to with a 3 to pull the Boilermakers within 7, however they got no more detailed.
Freshman Jaden Ivey did not bet Purdue. The 6-foot-4 guard scored 12 points however hurt his ideal foot in Wednesday’s 77-64 win over Liberty.
Simms, who balanced 13.0 points and 7.2 rebounds as a junior last season, played 8 minutes prior to he fouled out with simply 4 points on 1-of-5 shooting and one rebound in a win over Mississippi State on Wednesday.
Baehre, a 6-foot-10 senior, moved from UNC-Asheville following 28-point, 14-rebound efficiency in the Bulldogs’ season-ending loss to Southern California in the preliminary of the 2018 NIT. After suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Might 2019 with Clemson, Baehre played in simply 2 video games last season prior to re-tearing the exact same ACL last February.
Purdue was not ranked in the AP preseason Leading 25 survey for the very first time given that the 2014-15 season.