Author: Dave Gilbert

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Second Half Surge Lifts Purdue over Minnesota

Minnesota and Purdue came into their game Saturday night well rested, as neither team had played a game in a week. The Boilermakers played a second straight game without sharpshooter and second leading scorer Sasha Stefanovic, who was out with Covid. The Golden Gophers, who are last in the Big Ten in three point shooting, …

Cold Shooting Boilers Hold off Penn St.

The old saying is “there’s no place like home,” and it had been awhile since Purdue played a home game. The Boilers have been on the road their last four games before returning to Mackey Arena to face Penn St. on Sunday. For Penn St., it was just nice to finally play a game anywhere. …

Purdue Basketball Press Conference: 3 Takeaways

Delphi Bracketology participated in a Zoom Virtual Press Conference with Purdue basketball coach Matt Painter, junior forward Trevion Williams, and redshirt freshman Mason Gillis. Here are three takeaways from the press conference: Freshman guard Jaden Ivey has stepped up his play in recent practices. “Today was his best day of practice,” Coach Painter said. Ivey …

Final Four Thoughts: Iowa at Purdue

Purdue is a totally different team at Mackey Arena: Most college basketball teams play much better at home than on the road, but it would be hard to find a team that is more night and day at home and away than Purdue. The same Purdue team that only scored 37 points at Illinois a …

Big Ten Preview

The Big Ten continues its quest for its first national champion in nearly twenty years. Michigan St. and Maryland should offer the conference its best chance at a national champion this year.  Teams that will be in: Michigan St. Maryland The Spartans and the Terrapins appear to be the cream of the crop in the …

Colts Training Camp: Fun for All

Summer is typically associated with baseball, but the rising popularity of football has left many people yearning for the end of July, and the beginning of training camp for each NFL team. The Indianapolis Colts hold their training camp at Grand Park in Westfield, which is a great location compared to the locations of Anderson …