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WATCH: Purdue's Zach Edey Scores 2,000th Career Point on Impressive Alley-Oop

Zach Edey became the sixth player in Purdue history to score 2,000 career points. He hit the impressive milestone on an alley-oop pass from Boilermakers teammate Braden Smith.

Add another milestone achievement to Zach Edey's list of accomplishments. The Purdue superstar became the sixth player in program history to score 2,000 career points. He hit the mark in Sunday's game against Rutgers in Piscataway.

Edey hit 2,000 career points on an alley-oop dish from teammate Braden Smith late in the first half. The 7-foot-4 center was also fouled on the play. 

College basketball's reigning National Player of the Year scored 10 points and collected five rebounds in the first half of the contest. The Boilermakers owned a 33-20 halftime lead over the Scarlet Knights.

Edey finished the game with 26 points and 12 rebounds. Purdue defeated Rutgers 68-60.

With Sunday's milestone, Edey joins an elite list of Purdue players to reach 2,000 career points. Those other five individuals include:

  • Rick Mount: 2,323
  • Joe Barry Caroll: 2,175
  • E'Twaun Moore: 2,136
  • Dave Schellhase: 2,074
  • Troy Lewis: 2,038

Edey's 2,000th career point comes shortly after an impressive run of dominance on the court. In a three-game stretch against Penn State, Indiana and Iowa, Edey recorded three straight 30-point double-doubles.

There's still a lot of season left to play in the Big Ten, but Edey appears well on his way to being named a two-time National Player of the Year. 

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