Jul 7, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT
Purdue head coach Matt Painter is exploring the use of zone defenses next season to match his personnel.
Jul 5, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
Purdue needs shooting and leadership and freshman guard Dakota Mathias is apart of an incoming group that can help with both.
Jun 22, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT
With Terone and Ronnie Johnson gone, Purdue needs other options to step forward on the perimeter. Bryson Scott and Basil Smotherman are working hard to ensure that they’re capable of doing so.
Jun 8, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
Harris could find his new home this week.
Jun 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Purdue has a challenging non-conference slate.
Jun 2, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Purdue landed a shooter on Monday as in-state shooting guard Ryan Cline committed.
May 31, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
West Virginia transfer Eron Harris will visit a pair of Big Ten schools next weekend.
May 15, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
Wisconsin is the clear favorite in the Big Ten after making the 2014 Final Four and losing only one starter.
May 14, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT
According to a report, three schools stand out for former West Virginia guard Eron Harris.
May 7, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT
Having been released from his scholarship, former West Virginia guard Eron Harris is attracting a lot of attention.
May 3, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT
After deciding to return for his junior season, Purdue center A.J. Hammons aims to make strides as both a player and a leader.
May 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Point guard Jalen Brunson, one of the best players in the 2015 class, announced his final eight schools on Saturday via his Twitter account.
Apr 16, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT
After considering leaving school to enter the NBA Draft, Purdue’s A.J. Hammons will return for his junior season.
Mar 28, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT
IUPUI has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with its next head coach.
Mar 15, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Purdue’s sophomore starting point guard Ronnie Johnson will be transferring out of the program, the school announced on Saturday afternoon. Johnson averaged 10.8 points and 3.7 assists this season. “Ronnie has expressed his interest in transferring from our program and we have granted him his release,” head coach Matt Painter said. “We wish Ronnie the…
Mar 13, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT
Ohio State survived a last-second three-point attempt by Purdue guard Terone Johnson as the No. 24 Buckeyes held on for a 63-61 victory.
Mar 4, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT
Purdue head coach Matt Painter announced on Monday that redshirt freshman forward Jay Simpson’s basketball career has ended following the discovery of the heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyotrophy (HCM). HCM is the heart condition that claimed the lives of other basketball players including Hank Gathers, Reggie Lewis, Kevin Duckworth and Jason Collier. “Obviously, this is very tough…
Mar 2, 2014, 11:29 PM EDT
GAME OF THE DAY: Clemson 77, Maryland 73 (2OT) With both teams looking to keep alive incredibly slim hopes of earning an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, the Terrapins and Tigers needed ten extra minutes to determine a winner. Clemson would pull out the win in the end, with a Demarcus Harrison three with…
Mar 2, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
There’s much to like about Iowa this March. The Hawkeyes are deep and talented and possess one of the most efficient offenses in the entire country. Though, they struggle defensively and have let several marquee wins slip right through hands this season. The cause for concern has been a three-game losing streak — Wisconsin, Minnesota and…
Feb 27, 2014, 1:59 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 19 North Carolina 85, N.C. State 84 (OT) The individual duel between North Carolina’s Marcus Paige and N.C. State’s T.J. Warren was a sight to behold in Raleigh, with both surpassing the 30-point mark. But after a Warren free throw with 7.7 remaining in overtime gave the Wolfpack an 84-83…
Feb 24, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT
Purdue had some tough news come its way on Monday as the school and head coach Matt Painter announced that senior guard Sterling Carter is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Carter, a transfer from Seattle, suffered the knee injury in Purdue’s game against Nebraska on Saturday. The senior had…
Feb 21, 2014, 1:52 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: North Carolina 74, No. 5 Duke 66 North Carolina used the strategy of changing defenses in the second half to confuse Duke, and sure enough it worked. The Tar Heels used both 1-3-1 and 3-2 zones in addition to their man-to-man defense, and the Blue Devils went more than eight minutes…
Jan 30, 2014, 11:44 PM EDT
Without Mitch McGary, the production of veteran big men Jon Horford and Jordan Morgan has become even more important for No. 10 Michigan. While neither needs to turn into a player who will post 20 points and ten rebounds on a nightly basis, as the Wolverines have other players more capable of scoring, they do…
Jan 25, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT
In three consecutive losses No. 9 Wisconsin allowed opponents to shoot better than 51% from the field, with their inability to keep guards out of the lane a big reason why they struggled defensively against Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota. So entering their game at Purdue, it was clear what Bo Ryan’s team needed to do…
Dec 31, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT
No. 3 Ohio State kicked off their Big Ten season on New Year’s Eve with a 78-69 win at Purdue that actually more impressive than it sounds. The Boilermakers are a good Big Ten team when A.J. Hammons comes to play, and on Tuesday afternoon he did. The seven-footer finished with 18 points, 16 boards,…
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