Purdue beats Wisconsin, moves to top of Big Ten

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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 […]

Swanigan goes 20-20 vs. W. Illinois; Boilers to close non-conference vs. Norfolk St.

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Caleb Swanigan earned his second 20-20 performance of the season in a seemingly effortless 82-50 win over Western Illinois in the Monday night matinee. Swanigan earned a double-double by halftime (13-11) and concluded the night with 21 points and 21 boards in only 28 […]

Purdue rolls Cleveland State

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue ended Cleveland State’s two-game win streak with a 77-53 win in Mackey Arena Saturday afternoon in its last game before final exams. The Boilermakers (8-2) led wire-to-wire and advanced to an early 18-8 lead by getting into the holiday spirit and sharing well. Six […]

Freshman Carsen Edwards leads Purdue past Morehead State in first career start

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — True freshman Carsen Edwards earned his first career start for Purdue and paced the Boilermakers with 16 points in a 90-56 win over Morehead State Saturday afternoon. The Boilermakers improved to 6-2 on the season with the win. Edwards started in place of Vincent Edwards, who […]

Purdue’s Swanigan steps up vs. NJIT

Caleb Swanigan scored a career-high 27 points as Purdue closed the regular season with a win over Wisconsin. Photo by Jerome Lynch.

By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue defeated the New Jersey Institute of Technology 79-68 in a lackluster performance Saturday afternoon. Damon Lynn sank eight threes en route to 33 points to keep the Highlanders within striking distance of the Boilermakers. Caleb Swanigan paced Purdue with his fifth double-double (22 points […]

Purdue nearly knocks off defending champs in 79-76 loss to Villanova

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By KEITH CARRELL (@BoilerColts) ISL Purdue Writer Self-inflicted wounds resulted in a failed attempt at upsetting the defending national champions Monday night in West Lafayette. A raucous, sold out Mackey Arena attempted to will the 15th ranked Boilermakers onto victory, but the 3rdranked Wildcats defeated the Boilermakers 79-76. Isaac Haas pulled Purdue to within one […]

Swanigan leads Purdue past McNeese State in opener

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By KEITH CARRELL (@BoilerColts) ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Caleb Swanigan scored 23 points and corralled 20 rebounds to help Purdue pull away from McNeese State with a 109-65 victory in the regular season opener Friday night. Swanigan is the first player to reach the 20-20 threshold in a game for the Boilermakers […]