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Bobby Planutis hits four 3s

Bobby Planutis was the only District 2 graduate active in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball on Wednesday.

Here is a recap of his game:


6-foot-8 graduate student forward from Hazleton Area

Wednesday’s result

Purdue Fort Wayne (3-3) lost to Southern Miss (6-0), 70-58, in Cancun, Mexico

Individual statistics

Started, played 34 minutes; 4/8 FG, 4/7 on 3-pointers, 12 points; 1 offensive, 4 defensive, 5 total rebounds; 2 turnovers.


Purdue Fort Wayne finished as runner-up in the Cancun Challenge Mayan Division. … Planutis was one of two Purdue Fort Wayne players to score in double figures. All 12 of his points came from behind the arc. … With the score tied, 2-2, Planutis scored 9 of the Mastadons’ next 16 points in a 6:30 stretch. … On the season, Planutis is tied with teammate Jarred Godfrey for most points scored (74). He is 14-for-14 (100 percent) from the free throw line.

Up next

Purdue Fort Wayne hosts Bluffton Sunday at 2 p.m.

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