Posted October 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Darrell Hazell dissects the same problems every week. Too many turnovers, not enough third-down conversions or points and a defense that stays on the field far too long. After spending two bye weeks trying to find solutions, Purdue's first-year coach isn't giving up on the 2013 season. Nope, he's trying to build a better program by digging in for the long haul. ''Some of those younger players are getting better each week and that's what you're hoping for, and right now we are playing a blend of older guys and younger guys and I think we are making significant strides,'' Hazell said Tuesday. ''It's sometimes hard to see that from the outside, but you can see some little successes from within the program. I assure you, we are trying to win games this year.'' Hazell is aware how discouraging the early results might appear to most fans. Purdue (1-6, 0-3 Big Ten) has lost...
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