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Purdue Boilermakers at Indiana Hoosiers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The longstanding rivalry between Indiana and Purdue hits the football fields on Saturday in a Big Ten showdown. Both the Purdue Boilermakers and Indiana Hoosiers enter this game at 3-8 overall. While Indiana is 0-7 in conference play, Purdue is 1-6. Coverage of this game will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, IN. The Odds:...
Via Tireball.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Purdue finishes fifth at Maui Invitational

Purdue defeated Brigham Young in overtime Wednesday to finish fifth at the 2014 Maui Invitational. This was the Boilermakers’ second straight fifth-place finish at the event. Photo: Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports After losing to Kansas State in its first game, Purdue knocked off Missouri with ease to reach the fifth-place game. The Boilermakers and the Cougars needed 45 minutes...
Via The Catch and Shoot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

BYU basketball: Cougs lose another heartbreaker in Maui, fall to Purdue in OT

For the second time in three nights, the BYU Cougars lost a heartbreaker at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, falling 87-85 to Purdue in overtime in the fifth-place game. Purdue’s A.J. Hammons hit a one-handed leaner from about 8 feet out with 1.8 seconds remaining for the game-winner. BYU coach Dave Rose tried to get a timeout after the shot, but his pleas were ignored and Kyle...

The Non-Exhibition, Exhibition Games: What We’ve Learned

319, 315, 351. Those are the three KenPom ranks of Purdue’s opponents thus far. I was tempted to write a recap of the Grambling State game, but decided against it because a.) They are the worst Division-I team according the Ken Pom and b.) There isn’t much to say about a 52-point win. Really, there isn’t much to learn about any of Purdue opponents thus far, so I’ll just...
Via Boiled Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Purdue Boilermakers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two Big Ten schools face off against one another when the Northwetern Wildcats travel east a bit to play against the Purdue Boilermakers. Neither Northwestern (4-6) or Purdue (3-7) is having the season tht they had hoped for. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN. The...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

When Playing Out the String Matters

So after another bye, the Boilers should be nice and rested and ready for their two remaining games. A couple of weeks ago, many of us were (cautiously) saying, “Wow, with how bad Northwestern and IU look, Purdue can realistically go 5-7.” While 5-7 is nothing to boast about, it’s a tremendous step forward from the noncompetitive, 1-11 team from a season ago. However, since...
Via Boiled Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue vs Northwestern: sneaky meaningful game preview

The Purdue Boilermakers versus the Northwestern Wildcats is a “sneaky meaningful” and “sneaky compelling” game. All season long we’ve heard about how each program is moving in a certain direction. And that would be in opposite directions. There is no doubt that Purdue has improved this season; but how much? If they think they’ve really surpassed Northwestern in the Big...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue is a sleeper in all senses

Via PurdueSports.com I mentioned this briefly in my Big Ten prediction post, but I feel good about Purdue’s chances for the 2014-15 season. This runs counter to what Eric had said (he picked them to finish 11th, though he said that of the bottom 4 teams, they stood the best chance of making a jump) and most notably, it runs counter to what the Big Ten’s own beat writers had...
Via The Rhino and Compass
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilers double-up Bulldogs, 80-40

Starters: Vince Edwards, AJ Hammons, Jon Octeus, Kendall Stephens, Ray Davis Finishers: Penny Brown, Stephen Toyra, Jacquil Taylor, Isaac Haas, Jon McKeeman**TRILLION ALERT   What happened? The Boilers kicked off the season on a pretty enjoyable note, doubling up the Samford Bulldogs 80-40 in Mackey Arena. Though the tin dome wasn’t as raucous as I would have hoped, it did seem...
Via Boiled Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue basketball: TWENTY WORD PLAYER PREVIEWS

College basketball is back, and what better way to pump out #content for the short attention span public than twenty word player season previews! Most of the people who get paid to write in-depth Big Ten analysis don’t even have Kendall Stephens in Purdue’s starting lineup, so these can’t possibly be worse than some others out there. Also, this seems like a good time to shamelessly...
Via Boiled Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue unveils patriot helmets for game against Wisconsin Badgers

The Purdue Boilermakers are attempting hard to compete with the helmet game of its rivals in Bloomington, Ind. but it appears they are also doing it with altruistic intentions. Earlier this season the Boilermakers stood up to cancer and wore neon yellow stickers on their helmets. On Thursday, it was revealed that Purdue will honor the military with a special helmet on Military Appreciation...
Via Talking 10
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Opposition Research: Purdue Q&A with Boiled Sports

When we’ve got matchups inside the Bloguin family, it means time to reach out and see what’s going on in there neck of the woods (in the case of Indiana whatever flat land you can see). So, this week we’re lucky to speak with the humorous and informative (allegedly) folks from Purdue site, Boiled Sports. They’ve been friends of ours for a few years now and joined the Bloguin...
Via Madtown Badgers
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boiler basketball vexes Vulcans, 89-52

Hi. It’s Aneesh. I’m working on a new format for the postgame posts…it’s preseason for the BS gang just like it’s preseason for Matty’s squad. Let me know if you have any sections to add, or new names for sections, or just think my organization/writing/life is awful. Much love for reading, as always. xoxox Image from: http://www.purduesports.com/view.gal?id=168974 NOTE...
Via Boiled Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Football is Trying Bold Recruiting Tactics

College athletics recruiting has taken some very interesting turns over the last decade and the Purdue Boilermakers are seeking to continue the tireless revolution. Darrell Hazell’s staff sent a letter to Bloomington (IN) South High School senior offensive tackle Kamran Beitvashahi. However, instead of including a unique note to the in-state recruit, they elected to send him...
Via Next Impulse Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue pops early guard commit C.J. Walker

The Purdue Boilermakers won an early recruiting battle Tuesday, as 6′-0″ junior C.J. Walker announced his commitment to Purdue over Butler and others. Walker, of Indianapolis Tech (IN), is considered by some to be the top 2016 point guard in Indiana. In-state guards Ryan Cline and Grant Weatherford have already committed to be part of Purdue’s ’15 class, ...
Via Hoopniks
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans at Purdue Boilermakers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images It will be a Big Ten showdown when No. 8 Michigan State travels to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday afternoon. Michigan State (4-1) needs a convincing win over Purdue (3-3) to further their hopes of qualifying for the college football playoff. Coverage of the game between Michigan State and Purdue will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market at 3:30 pm...
Via Tireball.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers gets yellow helmets to support cancer research

Purdue Boilermakers football needs all the attention it can get these days. However, the Boilermakers have come up with a unique way of doing so in 2014, as they will sport bright yellow helmet decals in support cancer research. Neon yellow logos, shoe laces, socks & gloves in all white uniforms to support cancer research & survivors! pic.twitter.com/1QFWie0Jrt — Purdue...
Via Talking 10
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 10 Basketball Preview: #13 Purdue Boilermakers

Here is what I wrote about Purdue (more like Pur-don't, amirite?) last season:I'm not really sure what's going on here with Purdue lately.  If this season goes the way I'm expecting that'll make a second straight sub-par season and a second straight year missing the NCAA Tournament after making it six straight years (2 Sweet Sixteens).  Looking at this year...
Via Down with Goldy
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Purdue Boilermakers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Purdue Boilermakers. After a CBI appearance two seasons ago and missing the postseason altogether […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Purdue Boilermakers...
Via Inside the Hall
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone Is Trying To Trade Purdue To Another Conference On The Columbus, Ohio Craigslist Board

The Big Ten is not having a great afternoon, with Nebraska, Penn State, and Illinois struggling with McNeese State, Akron, and Western Kentucky, respectively. However, no one in the conference is having a worse afternoon than the lowly Purdue Boilermakers, who trail Central Michigan, a MAC school that struggled against Chattanooga last weekend, at home 31-17 midway through the fourth...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

Some would say last season was like ripping a Band-Aid off, others a bad nightmare as the Darrell Hazell era got off to a 1-11 start for the Purdue Boilermakers. That was 11 losses to FBS programs, with the lone win against FCS opponent Indiana State. Slow clap for that, but just because it was a horror start doesn’t mean things can’t turn around quickly. Don’t believe me?...
Via Talking 10
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Breakdown: Purdue Boilermakers Full Preview

Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell's first year in West Lafayette yielded decidedly unimpressive results. The Boilers went 1-11 overall, were winless in conference, and ranked 121st in terms of both national scoring offense and scoring offense. The defense was only minimally better, ranking 113th in scoring defense and 116th in total defense.It is evident that Hazell is taking...
Via Football Nation
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Turning The “P” On Its Football Helmet Into A Mosaic Of Fan Photos

The Purdue Boilermakers have apparently come up with a very interesting new way to get more fan interaction. Wednesday afternoon, the school unveiled a new campaign to get supporters to sign up for a “VIP card” before the season begins. How? By promising them that a photo of them will be featured on the team’s football helmets in 2014. No, really. Acccording to the photo below...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 PG PJ Thompson to Purdue

Shortly after receiving a scholarship offer from the Purdue Boilermakers, Brebeuf Jesuit (IN) lead guard P.J. Thompson pulled the trigger and pledged. Regarding his decision, Thompson posted to his Twitter account,”After a long process, I have officially decided to be a Boiler! Excited to be apart of the Purdue basketball family!” An in-state prospect, Thompson averaged ...
Via Hoopniks
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Purdue Boilermakers have any NCAA Tournament hopes?

The Purdue Boilermakers (13-6, 3-3 in the Big Ten) NCAA Tournament boat is not sunk yet. However, it took on massive water Tuesday night at Northwestern in a game that barely legally still qualified as college basketball. That double overtime loss at NU was as pleasant to look at as a Kristen Schaal (“Daily Show” correspondent, “30 Rock” the evil, psycho NBC page) pictorial...
Via The Sports Bank
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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