Purdue’s Top Guns fire away in rout of Illinois

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By KEITH CARRELL @BoilerColts ISL Purdue Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Five Purdue players scored in double figures as Purdue routed Illinois 91-68 Tuesday night for Top Gun night, which featured promotions, in game videos, and fan contests themed around the Tom Cruise movie. Purdue Pete even got into the action by donning a green […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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. […]