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Similarity Analysis: Derrick Walton

Similarity Scores Explained. Previously: Caris LeVert Derrick Walton faced an unenviable task in his first season at Michigan: replacing consensus national player of the year Trey Burke, one of the best players in program history. No one expected him to be able to fill in with Burke’s production immediately (and fortunately for Michigan, Nik Stauskas’s ascension into an all...
Via UM Hoops
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh yes, it's most-definitely the coaching.

I've always been a Matt Painter guy. I liked the hire when it happened, defended it to a pal of mine who thought he was just a cheap way out for Burke.  I like the fact that he has a seemingly-encyclopedic knowledge of game situations from the past. I like that he is respected in the coaching community.  I love that he took a Purdue program that was on the trash heap when he...
Via Boiled Sports
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A Sleeper (or two) From Each BCS League

Michael Rogner sort of stole my thunder by looking at 5 teams underrated by the media, but today we are going to go one step deeper and give you a sleeper or two from every BCS (plus a couple others). Sleeper is, of course, a bit of a nebulous term. Does it mean a sleeper to win the league? A traditionally bottom of the pack team surging towards the middle? Well….yes.   ...
Via Run the Floor
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska 57, Purdue 55

Shavon Shields scored 19 points, Brandon Ubel added 16 points and eight rebounds and Nebraska beat Purdue 57-55 Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. The Cornhuskers (15-17) hung on after Purdue's Terone Johnson missed two shots in the closing seconds and will meet No. 10 Ohio State in the quarterfinals on Friday. They started the second half on a 9-0 run to...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

BSRTV: D.J. Byrd

Purdue forward D.J. Byrd meets with the media, recapping the Boilermakers' regular-season finale and previewing their appearance in the Big Ten Tournament. Boiler Sports Report offers video of the interview.
Via purdue.scout.com
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 89, Minnesota 73

D.J. Byrd and Rapheal Davis each scored 18 points as Purdue rolled past Minnesota 89-73 on Saturday. The Boilermakers (15-16, 8-10) won for only the third time in seven games as they head into next week's Big Ten tournament. For Minnesota (20-11, 8-10), it was another dreadful day on the road. Forward Trevor Mbakwe got into early foul trouble and the Golden Gophers looked flat...
Via Fox Sports
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Early deficit dooms Gophers against Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- D.J. Byrd and Rapheal Davis each scored 18 points as Purdue rolled past Minnesota 89-73 on Saturday. The Boilermakers (15-16, 8-10) won for only the third time in seven games as they head into next week's Big Ten tournament. For Minnesota (20-11, 8-10), it was another dreadful day on the road. Forward Trevor Mbakwe got into early foul trouble and...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 30: Michigan at Purdue Preview

Basics Who: No. 7 Michigan (24-5, 11-5 B1G) at Purdue (14-15, 7-9 B1G) Where: Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, IN) When: 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 TV: BTN Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM: 91 More: Notebook, Pick to Click, Video previews, Last match-up Michigan’s Big Ten title hopes continue to survive in spite of its best efforts. A week ago...
Via UM Hoops
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue upsets No. 17 Wisconsin

D.J. Byrd scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Purdue upset No. 17 Wisconsin 69-56 Sunday afternoon. Terone Johnson added 16 points for the Boilermakers (14-15, 7-9 Big Ten), who had lost three straight road games and four of five overall. Purdue took control with a 21-3 run in the second half during which Byrd had nine points and Johnson eight. Jared Berggren scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 69, No. 17 Wisconsin 56

D.J. Byrd scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Purdue upset No. 17 Wisconsin 69-56 Sunday afternoon. Terone Johnson added 16 points for the Boilermakers (14-15, 7-9 Big Ten), who had lost three straight road games and four of five overall. Purdue took control with a 21-3 run in the second half during which Byrd had nine points and Johnson eight. Jared Berggren scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Thrown in the Boiler

Senior Jared Berggren led Wisconsin with 13 points, but No.17 Wisconsin saw its offense evaporate in the second half while Purdue found its footing. Senior D.J. Byrd scored 22 points as Purdue registered a huge 69-56 upset at the Kohl Center.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Purdue

Indiana will finish a two-game homestand on Saturday afternoon as arch rival Purdue comes to Assembly Hall. The Boilermakers are 5-7 in the conference and have dropped five of their last seven Big Ten games. Indiana won the first meeting this season 97-60 on Jan. 30 in West Lafayette. Saturday’s game will be the 200th meeting all-time between the two schools.  The game will be...
Via Inside the Hall
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 65, Iowa 62

Terone Johnson had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Ronnie Johnson scored 15 to lead Purdue to a 65-62 victory over Iowa on Sunday. Donnie Hale had 12 points and five rebounds and D.J. Byrd had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Boilermakers (11-9, 4-3 Big Ten), who have won four of their last five. Mike Gesell had 18 points to lead the Hawkeyes. Roy Devyn Marble, Aaron White and...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Notebook: Illinois to test Michigan’s perimeter defense

Dustin Johnston Almost nothing is certain in this year’s Big Ten — it seems as though any team can be beaten on any given night. However, there is one thing Michigan can be sure of when facing Illinois on Sunday in Champagne: the Illini will be ready to fire from three point range. It didn’t always used to be this way for Illinois. But with the departure of Meyers Leonard to...
Via UM Hoops
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video & Quotes: John Beilein talks win over Purdue

John Beilein spoke to the media during a post-game press conference following his team’s 68-53 victory at home against Purdue. You can watch the full interview using the embedded media player below and check out selected notes and quotes after the jump. Opening Statement: “I really feel good about getting that particular win. I really admire Matt Painter and what he’s done...
Via UM Hoops
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Showcases Back-To-Back Action!

Indiana at Purdue is this week's featured game this week on FOX Sports. This game has all the makings of a classic Big Ten battle with both teams featuring some dominating type players. Indiana has been ranked everywhere from 1st to 3rd coming into this season and that ranking appears to be well deserved. The reason for that is the return of sophomore forward Cody Zeller, who...
Via Fox Sports
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 79, West Virginia 52

D.J. Byrd scored 17 points to help Purdue defeat West Virginia 79-52 on Saturday afternoon. Rapheal Davis added 16 points, Anthony Johnson 12 and Terone Johnson 11 for the Boilermakers (10-8), who won their third straight. Purdue shot 49 percent from the field and outrebounded the Mountaineers 44-34. Eron Harris scored 10 points for West Virginia, which barely surpassed its season...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 65, Nebraska 56

Terone Johnson scored 18 points to lead four Purdue players in double figures, and the Boilermakers turned back Nebraska's comeback bid in the second half to defeat the struggling Cornhuskers 65-56 on Wednesday night. A.J. Hammons added 14 points and eight rebounds, D.J. Byrd scored all 12 of his points in the second half on four 3-pointers and Ronnie Johnson had 10 points and...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue 60, Penn St. 42

Ronnie Johnson scored 13 points to help Purdue defeat Penn State 60-42 on Sunday. A.J. Hammons had 12 points and 10 rebounds, D.J. Byrd scored 12 points and Rapheal Davis added 10 in just his second start for the Boilermakers (8-8, 2-2 Big Ten). Purdue, which was coming off double-digit losses to ranked foes Michigan State and Ohio State, held Penn State (8-8, 0-4) to 26 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Spartan Jump Shots, Boilermaker Edition: Purdue vs. Michigan State Preview

The road was very unkind to the Michigan State Spartans early in the 2012-13 Big Ten season, as the Spartans wilted late in Williams Arena against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, dropping their first conference game of the year in tough fashion 76-63. Fortunately, there now exists a perfect opportunity to rebound, as the Purdue Boilermakers come to town, owners of an average 7-6 record...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The B1G Time Nightcap: Purdue shows us all in shocker over No. 11 Illinois

Welcome to one of the new features we'll be bringing you here on TheB1GTime - The B1G Time Nightcap - which will be our daily look at what went down that day/night in the world of Big Ten basketball and boy did we pick a great night to debut this one as .500 Purdue took one loss Illinois down to the wire and come away victorious, 68-61.  All it did was serve as a reminder...
Via The B1g Time
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue tops Illinois in Big Ten opener

Purdue figured out how to slow the pace --and still score a little, too, Wednesday night. Terone Johnson finished with a career-high 25 points and D.J. Byrd scored nine of his 15 during a key 19-3 second-half run, sending the Boilermakers past No. 11 Illinois 68-61. Byrd sealed the game with a three-point play with 20.1 seconds to go. The Boilermakers (7-6, 1-0 Big Ten) have won...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue's late charge beats No. 11 Illinois 68-61

Illinois coach John Groce watched his team make big plays during the first half of the season. On Wednesday night, they vanished. The 11th-ranked Fighting Illini couldn't stop Terone Johnson inside, couldn't get in front of D.J. Byrd when he knocked down three 3-pointers during a key second-half run and couldn't keep Byrd away from a rebound off an errant free throw...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue 66, Ball St. 56

A.J. Hammons scored 15 points to help Purdue defeat Ball State 66-56 on Tuesday night. Terone Johnson scored 14 points, D.J. Byrd and Ronnie Johnson scored 11 each and Jacob Lawson added six points and 11 rebounds for the Boilermakers (5-6). Purdue had lost two straight and was coming off an 81-68 loss to Notre Dame. Purdue struggled to shake the Cardinals, but a late run put the...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue 73, Clemson 61

D.J. Byrd 20 points and six 3-pointers in the first half as Purdue built a big lead and held on to defeat Clemson 73-61 in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge on Wednesday night. The Boilermakers (3-3) won in the conference challenge for a fourth straight year and did on the strength of their early outside shooting. Byrd was 6 of 9 from beyond the arc while Purdue had seven threes overall...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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