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Hammons scores 24, No. 11 Purdue beats Pittsburgh 72-59

PITTSBURGH (AP) A.J. Hammons scored a season-high 24 points off the bench and Ryan Cline made four 3-pointers in the second half to lead No. 11 Purdue to a 72-59 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The Boilermakers improved to 7-0 even with center Isaac Haas limited to just six points and two rebounds due to foul trouble. Purdue survived behind Hammons - the 7-footer grabbed...
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14 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Purdue’s Rapheal Davis unlikely to play vs. Pittsburgh

The Purdue Boilermakers will face off against the Pittsburgh Panthers this evening, but will be without one of their best players. According to a report from CBS Sports, Rapheal Davis is unlikely to play in the game. Davis is one of the leaders for the Purdue basketball team this season and is also their best defender. Throughout the 2015-16 season to this point, Davis ended up averaging...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Purdue-Pittsburgh Preview

Pittsburgh is one of college basketball's most unselfish teams with a highly productive offense. Purdue is among the nation's best defensive squads and also features a major weapon with the country's leader in field-goal percentage. The Panthers have won 31 straight regular-season home games against nonconference foes heading into Tuesday night's meeting with 7-foot-2 Isaac Haas...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

PURDUE BASKETBALL BEAT #32: Season 3 Episode 8, Trophies and Thanksgiving

Purdue won their first regular season title since 2009! Michael, Andy, and Aneesh break down the Boilermakers’ recently impressive point guard play, Biggie Swanigan’s awesomeness, who we think is this deep Purdue roster’s best player, the offensive inconsistencies of the wings, whether AJ Hammons will grab the starting role back from Isaac Haas this year, and how we feel about...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 6 Iowa Hawkeyes will host the Purdue Boilermakers in a Big Ten showdown. Iowa (10-0)  looks to remain unbeaten and keep it’s national championship hopes alive as it hosts Purdue (2-8) in this one. ESPN2 has coverage of this game beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Kinnick Stadium. The Odds: Iowa is a 21 point favorite against Purdue. The over/under for this game...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Boilermakers cruise to 96-61 victory over Incarnate Word

Isaac Haas had a team-high 17 points for the Boilermakers. R Brent Smith APWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Isaac Haas scored 17 points and Purdue shot 72 percent from the field during a 53-point first half Wednesday night to rout Incarnate Word 96-61 in a Hall of Fame Tipoff game.The Boilermakers (3-0) made 11 of their first 12 two-point attempts and finished the first 20 minutes 17 of...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Caleb Swanigan off to quick start with Purdue

The Purdue Boilermakers are currently ranked as the No. 21 team in the nation and they are expecting to have a big season. One of the big reasons for their expected success is the early play from highly-touted recruit Caleb Swanigan. He has been an absolute beast throughout the first two games of the season and is going to be a key player throughout the year. Swanigan is a huge...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

With or without Hammons, Purdue should roll Incarnate Word

Purdue coach Matt Painter hasn't offered a specific reason why A.J. Hammons has yet to play. Sandra Dukes USA TODAY SportsPurdue didn't miss A.J. Hammons in its first two games, but it might finally get the senior big man back for the next one.With or without their top returning scorer and rebounder, the No. 21 Boilermakers likely won't have too much trouble trying to improve to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 Purdue Basketball Season Predicto!

I’ve written thousands of words about the upcoming basketball season, we’ve recorded hours of podcasts about how special this year could be, and the time is finally here. So we’ll keep this short and sweet.  Your official predictions for the 2015-2016 Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball season. Let’s make it a good one, people.   J Money aka Yung Papa Bear Follow @JL_Voice...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilermakers are going all in with old-school hoops approach

Purdue has a 7-foot, all-conference center in A.J. Hammons. Reese Strickland USA TODAY SportsMatt Painter believes old-school basketball still works.So the Purdue coach is ditching the small-ball trend and going all in with one of the biggest teams in the nation, hoping it will put the Boilermakers back in the title conversation."We want to win the Big Ten. We want to win the Big...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: 12:00 p.m. ETWhere: Ryan Field, Evanston, ILTV: BTNAll-Time Series: Purdue leads 50-28-1Last Meeting: Northwestern 38-14, in 2014Line: Northwestern -16.0 A week after winning a separation game against Penn State with a backup quarterback, Northwestern must defend against a letdown vs. Purdue in order to keep hopes alive for a possible division championship and a major...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

PURDUE BASKETBALL BEAT #30: Season 3 Episode 6, The Season Preview

It’s basketball season, which means Purdue fans can be happy again! Michael and Aneesh preview Boiler basketball for a blissful 20 minutes, and are then joined by the grandfathers of this beautiful website, JMoney and Boilerdowd. Topics include Caleb Swanigan’s eligibility scare, AJ Hammons’ residence in Coach Matt Painter’s doghouse, the redshirt decisions of Basil Smotherman...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Basketball Preview: Vince Edwards

[Click here to see the rest of the 2015 player preview posts.] 2014-2015 Season Reflection Vince Edwards was born in a manger, as a 30 person choir was singing and the stars were shining bright to celebrate his emergence in this world. Many people travelled far and wide to offer any gifts they could afford, as they had heard of the coming of a special child. This child would be...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Purdue Make a Mistake in Extending Hazell?

Christmas came early this year for Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell. As for Boilermaker fans, you could say that the Grinch stole Christmas early. Purdue announced that it will retain Hazell for his fourth year next season, despite causing fans to actually drink boilermakers. Last Saturday, Purdue caught Nebraska at the right time, beating the Huskers 55-45 at home. Hazell has been...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue to retain Darrell Hazell for 2016 season

The Purdue Boilermakers haven’t had a good football team in a while. The team hasn’t made a bowl game since 2012 and since then have had a pretty dismal record on the field. Head coach Darrell Hazell is in his third season as head coach and his team is 2-6. After 1-11 and 3-9 seasons in his first two years, you would think that the coach is in pretty hot water right now. According...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue F Basil Smotherman to redshirt for 2015-16 season

Basil Smotherman would have been entering the 2015-16 college basketball season as a junior, but has instead decided to redshirt and will focus on being a key piece for the Purdue Boilermakers next season. According to a report from College Basketball Talk, Purdue announced the decision and Smotherman is 100 percent on board. Last season with the Boilermakers, Smotherman averaged just...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star Purdue center Caleb Swanigan cleared by NCAA

The Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball program got some good news on Friday. According to reports, the 6-foot-9, 250-pound freshman center has been cleared by the NCAA. He will obviously provide a major boost to the Boilermakers in the paint. Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan has been cleared by the NCAA, Matt Painter told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) October 30, 2015...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Basketball Preview: Predicting the Statlines

Brace yourselves, fellow Purdue basketball junkies. We are on the precipice of the most anticipated Boilermaker basketball season since JaJuan and E’Twaun were on campus, complete with far off dreams of a Big Ten championship and an Elite Eight (dare we say Final Four) appearance being not completely unrealistic. It also means we get to stop pretending to care about football! Purdue’s...
Via Boiled Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 8’s Week 8 Big Ten Power Rankings 14) Purdue Boiler Makers: (1-6) This Purdue team just continues to lose. Their latest loss came on the road Saturday at the hands of Wisconsin, 24-7. There really isn’t much more to say other than I don’t expect them to win a single game the rest of the way. 13) Rutgers Scarlet Knights: (3-3) Rutgers survived a shootout with...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015-2016 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 two sub-.500 seasons, Matt Painter’s 2014-2015 Boilermakers appeared bound for another […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Purdue...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Boilermakers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Purdue Boilermakers are looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season last year, with high hopes of making it back to a bowl game. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Purdue’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: A look at the 2015 offense

It will be year three of the Darrell Hazell era at the helm of the Purdue Boilermakers, yet if you pay attention to preseason camps it will feel eerily familiar. Questions at quarterback, running back and an offensive line still a work in progress were features of this group back in 2013. Here we are in 2015 and those same three issues face this team. That’s not exactly the sign...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: Did 2014 mean progress for Hazell’s bunch?

Life after Joe Tiller hasn’t exactly been fun for the Purdue Boilermakers nation. Since Tiller left the program for retirement following the 2008 season, Purdue football has made a mess of things. So much so that it has failed to produce a winning record in a regular season of football since the Tiller era. The 2014 season wasn’t the rock bottom of year one of the Darrell Hazell...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Purdue Boilermakers unveil new alternate helmet for 2015

Purdue Boilermakers football needs something, anything to spark this team from obscurity in 2015. So, it appears Darrell Hazell’s bunch is going to continue to try to spice things up on the helmet front. Unlike past seasons when matte-black helmets with railroad track stripes or neon yellow decals have been used, this time around the Boilermakers are going to go white with the...
Via Talking 10
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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