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  1. Assigned Reading: Former Boilermaker adjusts to life after basketball

    Aug 10, 2014, 9:37 PM EDT

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    After having his career come to an end in late February, former Purdue center Jay Simpson is working hard to move forward without the game he loves.

  2. Five-star point guard Jalen Brunson sets all five official visits

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

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    The point guard is a top-15 recruit in the Class of 2015.

  3. Purdue lands 2015 commitment from local point guard

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Purdue moved quickly on a local point guard after the July live evaluation period and closed out the recruitment.

  4. Could Matt Painter use zone defenses at Purdue this season?

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

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    Purdue head coach Matt Painter is exploring the use of zone defenses next season to match his personnel.

  5. Purdue should get added shooting and leadership from freshman Dakota Mathias

    Jul 5, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Purdue needs shooting and leadership and freshman guard Dakota Mathias is apart of an incoming group that can help with both.

  6. Purdue’s Bryson Scott, Basil Smotherman working to become better perimeter scorers in 2014-15

    Jun 22, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

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    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.

  7. Report: West Virginia transfer Eron Harris could decide Monday

    Jun 8, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Harris could find his new home this week.

  8. Purdue releases non-conference schedule

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Purdue has a challenging non-conference slate.

  9. Purdue lands commitment from 2015 shooter Ryan Cline

    Jun 2, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Purdue landed a shooter on Monday as in-state shooting guard Ryan Cline committed.

  10. Report: West Virginia transfer Eron Harris sets visits to two Big Ten programs

    May 31, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    West Virginia transfer Eron Harris will visit a pair of Big Ten schools next weekend.

  11. Big Ten Conference Catchup: Can anyone top heavily favored Wisconsin

    May 15, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT

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    Wisconsin is the clear favorite in the Big Ten after making the 2014 Final Four and losing only one starter.

  12. Report: Three schools stand out to West Virginia transfer Eron Harris

    May 14, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

    Eron Harris

    According to a report, three schools stand out for former West Virginia guard Eron Harris.

  13. Multiple programs reaching out to former West Virginia guard Eron Harris

    May 7, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

    Eron Harris

    Having been released from his scholarship, former West Virginia guard Eron Harris is attracting a lot of attention.

  14. Purdue’s A.J. Hammons looking to take leadership role in 2014-15

    May 3, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    A.J. Hammons

    After deciding to return for his junior season, Purdue center A.J. Hammons aims to make strides as both a player and a leader.

  15. Five-star 2015 point guard Jalen Brunson announces eight finalists

    May 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Point guard Jalen Brunson, one of the best players in the 2015 class, announced his final eight schools on Saturday via his Twitter account.

  16. Purdue center A.J. Hammons will return for junior season

    Apr 16, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

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    After considering leaving school to enter the NBA Draft, Purdue’s A.J. Hammons will return for his junior season.

  17. Report: IUPUI hires Memphis ass’t Jason Gardner

    Mar 28, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

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    IUPUI has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with its next head coach.

  18. Purdue sophomore Ronnie Johnson to transfer

    Mar 15, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    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…

  19. Big Ten Tournament: No. 24 Ohio State survives over Purdue

    Mar 13, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

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    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.

  20. Jay Simpson’s career at Purdue over due to heart condition

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    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…

  21. Late Night Snacks: Indiana mounting a late charge towards the bubble?

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:29 PM EDT

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    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…

  22. Iowa survives Purdue, 83-76, snaps three-game losing streak

    Mar 2, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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    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…

  23. Late Night Snacks: No. 19 North Carolina, No. 16 Michigan win OT thrillers

    Feb 27, 2014, 1:59 AM EDT

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    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…

  24. Purdue senior guard Sterling Carter to miss remainder of season with torn ACL

    Feb 24, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

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    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…

  25. Late Night Snacks: North Carolina beats No. 5 Duke

    Feb 21, 2014, 1:52 AM EDT

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    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…