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Michigan Hands Purdue First Home Loss of Season

Purdue came into Friday evening’s matchup riding a four-game winning streak against tough competition, but this challenge against #7 Michigan proved to too much for the Boilers. It didn’t help that less than two hours before tip-off, it was announced that Purdue’s Big-10 leading 3-point shooter, Sasha Stefanovic, had tested positive for COVID-19 and would …

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. …

Northwestern

Upsets Michigan St Score: Northwestern 79 Michigan St 65 Key Player: Boo Buie 30 points & 4 assists How did it happen: Northwestern led throughout the game and had a 21 point lead in the second half. Every small run by the Spartans was met with solid offensive possessions by the Wildcats. Bracket impact: The …

Iowa Hawkeyes

Overall record: 6-0 KenPom ranking: 4 Best win: North Carolina 97-67 Weekly Results: Beat North Carolina, Southern Jaguars 103-76, ISU 105-77

Trayce Jackson-Davis- Indiana

Wednesday night IU and Florida State battled it out in a close overtime finish. Now, we could talk about the game and how eventful and intriguing but the real event of the night was Trayce Jackson-Davis. Instead of highlights, it was a mixtape! Jackson-Davis was in his bag, with 25 points, 17 reb, and 3 …

Bracket update: 12/11/20

The start of the college basketball season is upon us. Games are being played and games are being cancelled. Bracketology is never really relevant until the middle of January or February in regular years. However, we bracketologists only know what we know. So we produce brackets. We believe that fans also like to get a …

Conference Bracket News

Two weeks into the new season and conference play is just around the corner. This year conference standings may have some impact on selection of teams as there is no common set of non- conference games scheduled. That being said, a key component will be quality wins and non-conference quality wins may be what separates …

Player of the Week

Keve Aluma, from Virginia Tech, is our player of the week. He has averaged 18 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and is 65.6% overall in field goals. Keve is a junior weighing 235 pounds and at a height of 6 foot 9. In the Villanova game, he played a total of 39 minutes. He had …

Bracket News: Nov. 29

We will look at each of the power 7 conferences and share the best wins, worst losses and the team that helped themselves the most during the week. All selections have to do with possible selection for the 2021 NCAA tourney BIG 10 Best win: Michigan State over Notre Dame. Worst Loss: Purdue losing to …

SEC: 2020-21 Preview

The SEC is a top heavy conference. Kentucky should be the favorite, but Tennessee is poised to push the Wildcats this season. This should be a six bid league by the end of the season. Teams that will be in bracket Kentucky Florida Kentucky is replacing all five starters but has done this a lot …