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. […]

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 […]

Hoosiers beat rival Purdue

Troy Williams scored 19 points in the win over rival Purdue.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — Whenever Indiana meets Purdue, you can usually throw records out the window. Bragging rights typically trump current standings in this age-old rivalry.  This time, however, there was more than just bragging rights on the line. The Hoosiers are trying to win their second Big-Ten title in the last […]

Cline helps Purdue beat Northwestern in shaky performance for Boilers

Flag at Mackey Arena. Photo by Keith Carrell.

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 […]

Hammons scores 32 as Purdue dominates Nebraska

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ A.J. Hammons. That’s really all that needs to be said about this game, as Hammons had a career-high 32 points in leading Purdue over Nebraska 89-74 on Saturday. In fairness to the rest of the Boilermakers, he certainly didn’t do it alone, but … A.J. Hammons. […]

Edwards scores 19, leads Purdue past Penn State

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By KEITH CARRELL ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vince Edwards and Dakota Mathias used heady to help Purdue return to the win column late Wednesday night with 74-57 victory over Penn State. Edwards scored a season high 19 points on 6 of 8 field goals, including 4 of 4 from three point range. “I felt like […]