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Ball State women lose to Central Michigan

Central Michigan outscored Ball State by 12 in the fourth quarter Wednesday en route to an 88-80 victory over the Cardinals (23-5, 12-5 MAC) in a matchup of the top two teams in th ...

February 28, 2018 9:20 pm


Saint Francis men fall in Crossroads League final

MARION – Both teams were calling it a figurative punch in the mouth, the the Indiana Wesleyan came out and dominated the early minutes of the Crossroads League Tournament cha ...

February 27, 2018 10:20 pm


Indiana Tech women lose in WHAC final

Keanna Gary scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Indiana Tech and DeAnn Kauffman added 24, but it was not enough as a balanced Cornerstone attack executed a fourth-quarte ...

February 27, 2018 10:20 pm


Matt Painter Radio: On the Big Ten Tournament, Carsen Edwards and Nebraska's chances of making the NCAA Tournament

Purdue coach Matt Painter joined host Larry Clisby for their weekly show Monday night. Here are some of the highlights from the discussion. Painter on... The Big Ten Tournament ...

February 26, 2018 8:20 pm


No. 9 Purdue 84, Minnesota 60: Quick thoughts

How it Happened WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue (26-5, 15-3 Big Ten) opened the game playing like the team that won 19 games in a row earlier this season. The Boilermaker ...

February 25, 2018 6:20 pm


Pregame: No. 9 Purdue (25-5, 14-3 Big Ten), Minnesota (15-15, 4-13)

WEST LAFAYETTE — Today's game will likely be more of a celebration than a contest between two somewhat evenly-matched teams. Obviously no game is easy in the Big Te ...

February 25, 2018 3:50 pm


Final observations: Purdue vs. Minnesota

WEST LAFAYETTE — Tonight really couldn't have been scripted any better. Purdue led almost the entire game and ran away with it in the second half, so much so that M ...

February 25, 2018 8:30 pm


Halftime thoughts: Purdue vs. Minnesota

WEST LAFAYETTE — Anyone who watched the first game between these teams had to know that what happened at the beginning of this game was a possibility. Purdue used a ...

February 25, 2018 5:10 pm


IPFW falls to South Dakota State in regular-season finale

The IPFW men's basketball team concluded its regular season with a 97-90 loss to Summit League-leading South Dakota State at the Gates Center on Saturday. The Mastodons (18-13, 7 ...

February 24, 2018 10:50 pm


Painter named semifinalist for Coach of the Year

Purdue coach Matt Painter has been named one of the 10 semifinalists for Naismith Coach of the Year, joining Ohio State's Chris Holtmann as one of two Big Ten coaches on the list. ...

February 23, 2018 8:50 pm


Trine women in MIAA title game

The Trine women advanced to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament championship game with a 73-45 win over Albion at the DeVos Fieldhouse in Holland, Michigan ...

February 23, 2018 11:00 pm


Pregame thoughts: No. 9 Purdue (24-5, 13-3 Big Ten) vs. Illinois (13-16, 3-13)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Before Purdue played Wisconsin a week ago, I wrote that the Badgers were unlikely to provide the Boilermakers a respite after a string of games ag ...

February 22, 2018 5:30 pm


No. 9 Purdue 93, Illinois 86: Quick thoughts

How it Happened CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Illini (13-17, 3-14 Big Ten) came out on fire in the first half, hitting six of seven shots during one early stretch and tak ...

February 22, 2018 9:20 pm


Purdue 43, Illinois 38: Halftime thoughts

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — This is essentially a typical Illinois performance thus far. The Illini have defended aggressively and well on the ball, making most possessions d ...

February 22, 2018 8:10 pm


Indiana Tech women topple Madonna

Out at Indiana Tech, they call her “Steady Eddie.” It’s because Kendall Knapke, a junior on the women's basketball team, has the same demeanor, same work ethic ...

February 22, 2018 10:30 pm