No. 16 Alabama downs Purdue in Puerto Rico

Trevor Releford totaled 20 points, five around effort that helped 16th-ranked 56, in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip- Off.

Tony Mitchell posted 14 points and 10 boards for the Crimson Tide (5-0), who are off to their best start since winning their first seven games in 2006-07.

Robbie Hummel had 17 points point to pace the Boilermakers (4-1), who had averaged 84.8 points in their first four contests.