Boxscore
Alabama 65, Purdue 56
Sunday, November 20, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Coliseo de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Officials - Patrick Adams, John Cahill, Don Daily
Attendance - 11297

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Purdue 23 33 56
Alabama 24 41 65

Recap


No. 15 Alabama used balanced scoring and stifling defense to beat Purdue 65-56 for the championship of the 5-Hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Trevor Releford scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures for the Crimson Tide (5-0), which avenged a 66-47 loss to the Boilermakers (4-1) last December.

The Crimson Tide broke open a close game in the final 12 minutes. Tied at 33-33, Alabama went on a 21-7 run to lead 54-40 on Tony Mitchell’s 3-pointer with 4:55 remaining. Mitchell finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Purdue came in averaging 84.8 points per game. But the Boilermakers scored just 23 points in the first half.

Alabama scored the game’s first 11 points and led by 10 midway through the first half. Purdue crawled within 24-23 at halftime, and led briefly in the early moments of the second half.

Robbie Hummel finished with 17 points to lead Purdue.

Purdue Boilermakers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kelsey Barlow 32:00 4-7 1-2 2-5 0 6 6 2 2 3 1 0 11
Travis Carroll 18:00 1-5 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 2
Robbie Hummel 29:00 5-15 1-7 6-6 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 2 17
Lewis Jackson 31:00 3-8 1-1 1-2 3 6 9 3 1 0 3 0 8
Ryne Smith 27:00 1-5 1-5 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
D.J. Byrd 12:00 1-7 0-3 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2
Sandi Marcius 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Terone Johnson 12:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 1 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 3
Anthony Johnson 15:00 3-8 0-2 2-5 2 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 8
Jacob Lawson 14:00 1-1 0-0 0-1 3 1 4 0 2 1 0 1 2
TOTAL 200 20-57 5-22 11-19 13 22 35 11 17 5 8 3 56
  35.1% 22.7% 57.9% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 8

Alabama Crimson Tide

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rodney Cooper 18:00 1-5 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 1 5 0 3 1 3
Tony Mitchell 38:00 6-12 2-3 0-0 1 9 10 2 1 1 2 0 14
JaMychal Green 31:00 5-8 0-1 4-7 3 5 8 2 4 1 1 0 14
Levi Randolph 37:00 5-11 1-5 1-1 1 5 6 2 2 1 1 0 12
Trevor Releford 35:00 5-10 1-4 9-10 1 2 3 5 3 1 2 0 20
Carl Engstrom 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trevor Lacey 18:00 1-5 0-3 0-0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 2
Nick Jacobs 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 0 2 0 0 0 0
Charles Hankerson, Jr. 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ben Eblen 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-53 5-19 14-18 9 29 38 15 21 4 9 1 65
  43.4% 26.3% 77.8% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 9
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