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GoldandBlack.com Analysis: Purdue's loss at Maryland

Nojel Eastern was the spark Purdue needed at Maryland.
Nojel Eastern was the spark Purdue needed at Maryland. (AP)

Purdue's road woes continued Saturday afternoon at No. 17 Maryland, as a dismal beginning set the table for its fourth loss in as many road outings in the Big Ten, this time a 57-50 setback.

Our Analysis from Purdue's loss in College Park.

NOJEL EASTERN'S IMPACT

Playing well and scoring aren't always the same thing and that's where things get complicated sometimes when people judge Nojel Eastern's play, there being games where he affects things as a defender and rebounder but Is a total non-factor offensively.

At Maryland, he was all of the above, Purdue's best player and the reason this was a game after halftime.

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