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Boiling Point

  • Crossroads Classic extended through 2019
    The Crossroads Classic, a men's basketball event held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, has been extended through 2019, the athletic directors at Indiana, Butler, Purdue and Notre Dame announced Thursday.
  • Purdue to play Kansas State in Maui
    Purdue drew Kansas State in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, for which the bracket was revealed Wednesday.
  • Purdue finds a punter for 2015
    Joe Schopper, a punter at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, tweeted Tuesday that he has committed to join Purdue's Class of 2015.
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For starters

Purdue meets No. 22 Notre Dame as part of the Crossroads Classic today at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

The Boilermakers look to bounce back after a loss last Saturday at Eastern Michigan. Purdue had 18 turnovers in the contest.

Terone Johnson is averaging 15.8 points in Purdue’s last four games. He is averaging a team-high 13 points on the season. Center A.J. Hammons is averaging 9.3 points.

Forward Jack Cooley leads Notre Dame. He is averaging a double-double (14.2 points, 11.3 rebounds).

Notre Dame also has talented guards in Jerian Grant and Eric Atkins. They are averaging 12.9 and 10.9 points, respectively.

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