Carrell: Purdue beats up on Michigan State

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Blood, sweat, and tears combine for the quintessential makeup of basketball in Indiana at any level. Michigan State Spartans, the traditional Big Ten powerhouse under Tom Izzo, plays with Indiana values. The matchups between the two almost always end up evolving into a clash of […]

Carrell: Purdue center Haas’ play a thing of beauty in win over Rutgers

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Purdue Writer @BoilerColts WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Ten days ago, Maryland’s student section chanted ‘You are Ugly’ to Isaac Haas throughout a Purdue victory. But it wasn’t until the Rutgers game Tuesday night, on Valentine’s Day no less, that the Maryland chant really had any meaning. And it wasn’t Haas that […]

Purdue beats Indiana in Bloomington

Vince Edwards scored a career-high 26 points in the win over Indiana.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  BLOOMINGTON —  Whenever the Hoosiers and Boilers get together, you never know what you’re going to see. Thomas Bryant and Caleb Swanigan both fouling out on the same play in the final minute?  Just what we all expected, right? In a tightly contested game throughout, it was Purdue that […]

Swanigan sets record as Purdue rolls Northwestern 80-59

The crowd at Purdue's Recruiting Roundup. Photo by Keith Carrell.

By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Caleb Swanigan set a school record, Vincent Edwards set a personal best, and Purdue overcame early game jitters to beat Northwestern, 80-59 on Wednesday night and secure a Top 25 win. Swanigan scored 24 points and snared 16 rebounds for his 19th double-double of the season, the most […]

Purdue honors Keady’s presence by rolling Penn State

Gene Keady looks on at the Alumni Game in 2012. Photo by Cliff Brunt.

By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In a tribute to Purdue coaching legend, Gene Keady, the Boilermakers combed over the Penn State Nittany Lions 77-52 Saturday afternoon. Keady was honored with a bobble head giveaway prior to the game and spoke briefly at halftime. Keady strutted out from the tunnel […]

Purdue’s Top Guns fire away in rout of Illinois

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Five Purdue players scored in double figures as Purdue routed Illinois 91-68 Tuesday night on Top Gun night.

Purdue beats Wisconsin, moves to top of Big Ten

Candy striped crowd. Photo by Keith Carrell.

By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The storylines were perfectly set for Wisconsin as they set to tip against Purdue Sunday afternoon in Mackey Arena. The Boilermakers just learned that Northwestern defeated Nebraska to make the Badgers the lone remaining undefeated Big Ten team in conference play. The last win for […]

Minnesota upsets Purdue

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Contributor  WEST LAFAYETTE –Minnesota netted a deserved win against 15th-ranked Purdue in Mackey Arena on New Year’s Day, using overtime to propel themselves to a 91-82 victory. The unranked Gophers came out of the gates humming nailing each of their first eight field goal attempts and quickly put Purdue into an […]

Purdue routs Iowa in Big Ten Opener

Guard play led the Boilers to victory in their Big Ten opener.
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BY KEITH CARRELL ISL Contributor WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue backcourt’s quick start led the Boilermakers to handily defeat Iowa 89-67 in the Big Ten opener for both squads Wednesday night. Carsen Edwards had been struggling from the field since he was inserted into the starting lineup, but scored the game’s first eight points in his […]

Purdue’s Swanigan goes 20-20 again, enters rare territory

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Caleb Swanigan led Purdue in doubling up Norfolk State 91-45 in the final non-conference tune-up Wednesday night. Swanigan stuffed the stat sheet, scoring a career high 32 points and grabbing 20 rebounds for his third 20-20 game of the season and second straight. The […]