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Purdue releases non-conference schedule

The Purdue athletics department released its men's basketball non-conference schedule today. The schedule includes 10 home games for the Boilermakers.

Here's a list of the games. Home games are italicized:

  • Oct. 30 — Indianapolis (exhibition game)
  • Nov. 4 — Wayne State (exhibition game)
  • Nov. 8 — Northern Kentucky
  • Nov. 13 — Central Connecticut State
  • Nov. 17 — Rider
  • Nov. 20 — Eastern Illinois
  • Nov. 24 — Sienna in non-bracket game for Old Spice Classic
  • Nov. 28-Dec. 1 — Games against OSC field (TBA): Butler, LSU, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Saint Joseph's, Washington State
  • Dec. 4 — Boston College in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
  • Dec. 7 — Eastern Michigan
  • Dec. 14 — Butler in the Crossroads Classic
  • Dec. 17 — Maryland-Eastern Shore
  • Dec. 21 — West Virginia