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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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…

  4. 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.

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. Balanced attack leads No. 10 Michigan past Purdue

    Jan 30, 2014, 11:44 PM EDT

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    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…

  12. No. 9 Wisconsin displays improved defense in win over Purdue

    Jan 25, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT

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    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…

  13. LaQuinton Ross is on fire, but should No. 3 Ohio State be worried about big men?

    Dec 31, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT

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    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,…

  14. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Connecticut goes on the road for first time vs. Washington

    Dec 22, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 10 Connecticut at Washington (3:30 p.m., ESPNU) – all times eastern The Huskies are coming off their first loss of the season as they lost to Stanford at home this past Wednesday, 53-51. Now, in their first true road game of the season, Connecticut will face another Pac-12 team in Washington.…

  15. Tough slate, porous defense not doing Boston College any favors

    Dec 5, 2013, 12:19 AM EDT

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    During the preseason there were more than a few people who believed that Steve Donahue’s Boston College Eagles had the pieces needed to be one of the more improved teams in college basketball. With al five starters back from last season’s 16-17 squad, led by guard Olivier Hanlan and forward Ryan Anderson, there was both…

  16. No. 5 Oklahoma State’s win over Purdue exemplifies issues with new foul rules

    Nov 28, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

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    Marcus Smart is building a nice little reputation for himself as the best first half player … ever? Smart scored 24 of his 30 points in the first half of No. 5 Oklahoma State’s 97-87 win over Purdue, hitting 4-for-6 from three and adding four rebounds and four assists. The Pokes led by more than…

  17. Purdue beats Siena, but Jimmy Patsos has Saints ahead of schedule

    Nov 24, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT

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    Today against Purdue, Siena earned another moral victory — if there is such a thing. Purdue doesn’t figure to challenge in the Big Ten, but the Boilermakers are now off to a 5-0 start and looking like a potential NCAA Tournament team if they are able to earn some good victories in the Big Ten.…

  18. Purdue suspends A.J. Hammons for season opener

    Oct 28, 2013, 12:29 PM EDT

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    Purdue center A.J. Hammons has a chance to be one of the best big men in the Big Ten this season, but his year will get off to a late start. Hammons was suspended for a violation of team rules on Monday. “A.J. has been suspended for the first three games of this season for…

  19. 2014 forward Vince Edwards commits to Purdue

    Sep 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Matt Painter had been recruiting Vince Edwards, a 6-foot-6 forward from Franklin, OH, dating back to the fall of 2011. Finally, on Edwards’ official visit to Purdue over the weekend, he pledged a commitment to play for Painter at Purdue. Painter’s persistence paid off, especially considering that Big Ten rival Michigan recently came into the…

  20. Eastern Michigan faces another daunting non-conference schedule

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

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    In Rob Murphy’s first two years as head coach of Eastern Michigan, the Eagles have seriously upped the rigor of their non-conference schedule. According to KenPom.com, Eastern Michigan’s non-conference strength of schedule was 276 in 2009-10 and 224 in 2010-11, but when Murphy arrived the strength of schedule was 106 in 2011-12 and 108 in…

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