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

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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 […]

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 […]