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Purdue Boilermakers (6-6) vs. Western Michigan Broncos (7-5) On December 27, the Purdue Boilermakers will play the Western Michigan Broncos in the Little Ceasars Pizza Pizza Bowl. Purdue (6-6 B1G) is a 2.5 point favorite to beat Western Michigan (7-5 MAC). Purdue finished the year with a .500 record in the B1G including wins over a ranked Illinois team and Ohio State. However, the Boilermakers also recorded a loss to Rice (4-8 C-USA). Western Michigan finished 3rd (5-3) in the MAC Western Division. The Broncos had a win over Connecticut (5-7 Big East) and were narrowly defeated 23-20 at common opponent’s stadium Illinois in early September. When Western Michigan has the ball expect pass. The Broncos rank 8th in the country in passing yards averaging 328.8 yards per game through the
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The Detroit News
College Basketball : W. Michigan 91, Oakland 76
Rochester - The bruised and battered Western Michigan Broncos did what few teams have been able to do in past years Friday night at the O'rena, run Oakland off its own floor in handing the Grizzlies a 91-76 defeat before a near-capacity crowd of 3,415.
Western, with two starters sidelined by injuries, jumped...
Earlier in the week it was confirmed that third-leading receiver O.J. Ross had been suspended for Purdue’s bowl game Dec. 27. Now, one of Ross’ receiving mates won’t be available as well. Head coach Danny Hope, the recipient of a surprise contract extension Saturday, announced that Waynelle Gravesande will not be available for the Little Caesars Pizza…
Austin Richie scored 22 points and Mike Douglas added 19 to lead Western Michigan to a 91-76 victory against Oakland on Friday night.