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2018 Schedule
4-2, 1st in Big Ten

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona vs. Purdue in the seventh-place game. Unexpected. Crazy that one will return from the Bahamas with three losses.

Coleby punishes the rim (0:42)
Tennessee edges Purdue in OT (0:41)
Turner's clutch 3 sends Tennessee to OT (0:29)
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3dJeff Borzello

Power Rankings: Boilermakers debut at No. 21

There was a very strong case to include Matt Painter's group in the preseason rankings, and the Boilermakers were the first team left out. A 15-point road win at Marquette last week gets them over the hump.

Purdue's Edwards finishes layup after contact (0:19)
Edwards throws down one-handed dunk (0:18)
Purdue's Eastern makes buzzer-beating jumper (0:34)
Simmons rejected by Harrms (0:19)
Mathias finds Edwards for easy 3 (0:29)

No. 20 Purdue crushes Cougars by 41

No. 20 Purdue got 15 first-half points from Dakota Mathias and ran away to a 115-74 season-opening victory over Southern Illinois-Edwarsville on Friday night.

Purdue's Edwards gets up for block (0:17)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The four teams with the highest chance to reach the Final Four, according to our Basketball Power Index: Wichita State (27%) Villanova (25%) Kansas (24%) Purdue (15%)

Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

Really neat to work with former Purdue great, Robbie Hummel, he joins ESPN as a analyst this season. We put him to work today for Iowa State fans.

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36dDan Murphy

Big Ten to move to 20-game conference slate

In an effort to create more excitement for fans, the Big Ten officially decided it will move from an 18-game conference slate in men's basketball to a 20-game schedule next season.

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43dJeff Borzello

Replacing Caleb Swanigan won't be easy

Swanigan is the lone starter lost from the 2016-17 Boilermakers. Isaac Haas appears ready to assume the role as Purdue's primary big man.

Team Stats

Points Per Game96.67th
Rebounds Per Game42.244th
Assists Per Game20.613th
Points Allowed65.8Tied-86th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record35-28
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances28