The Boilermakers (18-2, 7-2) have been victorious by an average margin of 21 points during their winning streak.

The Scarlet Knights boast a 9-1 record at home this season, and they're 2-0 since resuming Big Ten play.

Purdue has encountered difficulties against Rutgers in recent years, dropping five of the last seven matchups.

The Scarlet Knights have secured victory in three consecutive meetings against the Boilermakers in Piscataway (2020-22).

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Zach Edey racks up 26 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 blocked shots, while Braden Smith contributes 19 points and 6 rebounds.

Lance Jones tallies just 4 points but records 10 rebounds, 8 assists, and 5 steals.

Edey and Smith shoot a combined 16-of-22 from the field, while the rest of the Boilermakers shoot 6-of-23. Purdue falls short in the rebound battle by 4.

Aundre Hyatt contributes 15 points for Rutgers, while Cliff Omoruyi adds 13 points and grabs 6 rebounds.

On Wednesday, the Boilermakers will host Northwestern, who defeated them in December.