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...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue dismisses Barlow, suspends Byrd

Purdue kicked guard Kelsey Barlow off the team Friday and suspended swingman D.J. Byrd for a pivotal late-season game following an early-morning incident at a bar. Lt. Gary Sparger of the West Lafayette police said officers were called to Where Else bar near the Purdue campus just before 3 a.m. after a disturbance. Both Barlow and Byrd were there when police arrived. Police are...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kelsey Barlow Kicked Off Purdue Basketball Team, D.J. Byrd Suspended One Game

Let’s update this morning’s post about what Matt Painter should do with guard D.J. Byrd and his public intox arrest, shall me? A lot’s happened in the past few hours. Within the last hour it was announced that Byrd has been suspended one game, meaning he will miss this weekend’s very, very important game against Michigan State. What was not known this morning when the story broke...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Purdue guard D.J. Byrd arrested

Purdue guard D.J. Byrd was arrested early Friday on a charge of public intoxication, the West Lafayette Journal & Courier reported. Byrd, 21, was booked into jail at about 3 a.m. local time Friday. He was released about five hours later. Details of the incident have not been made public. Head coach Matt Painter was reportedly reviewing the incident and weighing the starting...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue’s D.J. Byrd Arrested For Public Intox – How Would You Discipline Him If You Were Matt Painter?

Last night, Purdue guard D.J. Byrd was arrested for public intox. (More details here from our friends at Hammer & Rails.) As of this writing, no word has emerged yet on how Purdue coach Matt Painter will discipline Byrd. If you were the Purdue coach, how would you punish Byrd? How would you punish D.J. Byrd? (Photo by Michael Heinz/Journal & Courier) A few facts to consider...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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