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Painter doesn't think Haas will play

BOSTON — When Purdue's Isaac Haas hit the court against Cal State-Fullerton in the fist round of the NCAA Tournament, there were two booming sounds. One was the cen ...

March 22, 2018 7:00 pm


Purdue coach doesn't believe Haas will play even with brace

  WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue coach Matt Painter said he does not expect starting center Isaac Haas to play again this season — even if the NCAA approves a brace to ...

March 19, 2018 5:10 pm


Haas sits, Boilermakers still beat Bulldogs

DETROIT – Despite making every effort to get on the court Sunday, Purdue center Isaac Haas found out 40 minutes before the game that he would not be cleared to play ...

March 18, 2018 5:20 pm


Purdue advances to the Sweet 16: Final thoughts

DETROIT – It took contributions from the entire rotation but in the NCAA Tournament, you take wins however you can get them. Purdue barely survived against No. 10 s ...

March 18, 2018 10:50 pm


No. 2 Purdue 76, No. 10 Butler 73: Quick thoughts

DETROIT —  How it Happened Butler announced that it wouldn't be an easy out early in the game when both Kelan Martin and Kamar Baldwin made 3-pointers from seve ...

March 18, 2018 2:50 pm


Halftime thoughts: No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 10 Butler

DETROIT — Most of the discussion before this game was how missing Isaac Haas would impact Purdue down low. Matt Haarms has turned out to be a passable fill-in down ...

March 18, 2018 1:20 pm


Pregame: No. 2 Purdue (29-6) vs. No. 10 Butler (21-13)

DETROIT – My take in this blog was going to be Purdue's success would depend significantly on whether Matt Haarms and Jacquil Taylor could hold their own in the pos ...

March 18, 2018 11:50 am


Purdue advances to the NCAA Tournament's second round: Final observations

DETROIT – It's strange when a team wins an NCAA Tournament game, but the win is the secondary story of the day. That's what happened for No. 2 seed Purdue today aft ...

March 16, 2018 7:40 pm


Halftime thoughts: Purdue vs. Cal State-Fullerton

The higher-seeded team shot 33 percent from the field and 27 percent from beyond the arc in the first half, and leads just 30-21 at halftime.

March 16, 2018 1:50 pm


Purdue 74, Cal State-Fullerton 48: Quick thoughts

The two major ingredients usually present for an early round NCAA Tournament upset -- lots of 3s and lots of second chances -- were absent, allowing Purdue to lead 30-21 at halftime.

March 16, 2018 3:30 pm


Pregame: No. 2 Purdue (28-6) vs. No. 15 Cal State-Fullerton (20-11)

DETROIT -- It's been 358 days since Purdue exited the 2017 NCAA Tournament after enduring a 98-66 drubbing at the hands of Kansas. Today the Boilermakers get another shot at March Madness competition.

March 16, 2018 12:10 pm


McLaughlin's jumper leads Purdue over IUPUI

Homestead graduate Karissa McLaughlin's jump shot with six seconds left was the difference as the Purdue women's basketball team defeated IUPUI 48-46 in the National Invitation Tou ...

March 15, 2018 11:18 pm


Tech basketball players honored

The Indiana Tech men’s basketball juniors Darren Groves and Dylan Phair were named to the NAIA All-American Teams on Thursday. Groves led the Warriors in points (14.6) ...

March 15, 2018 3:20 pm


IPFW volleyball loses to Ball State

IPFW men's volleyball coach Ryan Perrotte thought his players had it figured out. After a 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 15-10) loss to No. 11 Ball State at the Gates Athletic ...

March 14, 2018 11:00 pm


Saint Francis loses in NAIA title game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Defense was the point of order again for Saint Francis in the NAIA Division II national tournament. The effort was there for the Cougars, but this time, i ...

March 13, 2018 9:00 pm