Author: Steve Painter

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Purdue Basketball press conference: 3 takeaways

Delphi Bracketology was able to participate in a Zoom Virtual Press Conference today with Purdue head coach, Matt Painter and three veteran senior players, Eric Hunter Jr., Sasha Stefanovic, and Trevion Williams. With the pandemic, there has been delayed and abbreviated practice sessions, but this week Purdue has finally been able to start the process …

Purdue Loss at Ohio State is a Costly One.

With a pivotal opportunity to reestablish themselves as a solid entry in the NCAA tournament, Purdue failed on all accounts at Ohio State, falling to the Buckeyes 68-52. Purdue never had a lead in this one. No sort of offensive rhythm ever seemed to develop versus the Buckeyes as Purdue shot only 35% for the …

Injuries Decimate Purdue vs. Minnesota

On one play, with just over 3 minutes left in the 1st quarter, the trajectory of Purdue’s season may have drastically changed. One play, and the two most important weapons for the Boilermaker offense were lost indefinitely, and perhaps for the season. 5th year senior quarterback, Elijah Sindelar, returning from a concussion suffered on September …

Indiana Cruises to Easy Victory over UConn

My first media experience covering an Indiana football game at Memorial Stadium was a fun one, albeit a little underwhelming with the product on the field. The UConn Huskies came to Bloomington and showed us why they are considered just a basketball school. Their product on the football field, particularly on offense, left a lot …

Purdue vs. TCU: A Night to Forget

Purdue’s first prime-time night game of the season was a night to forget for Boilermaker fans. It was a night of complete mismatches at the line of scrimmage, leading TCU to a mass differential in rushing yards, 346 to 23.  The senior running back tandem of Darius Anderson and Sewo Olonilua ran free, especially in …

NCAA South Regional Summary: A Regional for the Ages

The NCAA South Regional in Louisville, KY ended as an historical thriller. Three nail-bitingingly close games, two of which ended in overtime, a buzzer-tying shot, and possibly the greatest individual NCAA tournament performance of all-time by Carsen Edwards. Fans who were fortunate to witness this regional got their money’s worth and then some. I’ll start …