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 […]

Purdue tops Southern Indiana in exhibition

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue defeated the University of Southern Indiana 85-63 Tuesday evening in its only exhibition game prior to the season beginning in earnest November 11 against McNeese State.

Purdue fires Hazell

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent   Darrell Hazell’s tenure as Purdue Football’s head coach has come to an end, announced Sunday afternoon by Athletic Director Mike Bobinski. The decision brings an end of Hazell being the head mason with his “One Brick Higher” mantra that he adopted from Purdue lore. The decision also brings added […]

Purdue youngsters Swanigan, Thompson send seniors out in style

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 ISL Correspondent Purdue’s underclassmen sent their four seniors out in style with a 91-80 victory over Wisconsin on Sunday in the final game of the Big Ten regular season. The win put Purdue in a four-way tie for third in the Big Ten, behind Big Ten champion Indiana and runner-up Michigan State. […]

Carrell: Purdue finds a way this time, holds off Maryland

Purdue's Isaac Haas throws it down against Maryland. Photo by Jerome Lynch.

By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue survived a late scare from Maryland to hang on for an 83-79 win on Saturday. It may have ended with fans on edge, seeing the team repeat the same flaws again in anticipation of another blown opportunity, but the Boilers were able to ride out […]

Cline helps Purdue beat Northwestern in shaky performance for Boilers

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Freshman guard Ryan Cline knocked down critical threes to help Purdue put Northwestern away 71-61 in an otherwise lackluster performance. The Boilermakers just needed to win this game, arguably their easiest tilt remaining on paper, to help propel them into the postseason. Coming off of a […]

Rapheal Davis, Purdue finally get Michigan State

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ It wasn’t easy — it couldn’t be easy. But Rapheal Davis’ free throw late in overtime allowed Purdue to squeak out an 82-81 victory over No. 8 Michigan State Tuesday at Mackey Arena. Now, some perspective on why the win was such a big deal: Spartans leader […]