Here are a few news links and notes to start off your week. It's going to be a light one as basketball only has tomorrow night's game against IPFW. You guys are doing an excellent job of catching stuff for FanShots before I can even find them for Boilermakings.
This is just a reminder that Hammer & Rails group tickets for the Pacers vs, Celtics on January 14 at Conseco Fieldhouse are for sale. The password is: Purdue. Your ticket also will allow you entry (with wristband that night) to meet JJ and E'Twaun after the game for autographs.
Women's Basketball Result: No. 22 Purdue 62, Auburn 54 - Purdue Exponent: Basketball
Women's basketball is now 8-3 heading into Christmas.
Celtics scrimmage had the feel of a real game - Sports - The Boston Globe
More on JaJuan Johnson and Smooge in their scrimmage debut.
HickoryHusker.com - Smotherman Enjoying New Digs at LN
Basil Smotherman is fitting in at Lawrence North.
Christmas Countdown: New blood - Boston Celtics Blog - ESPN Boston
More praise for E`Twaun Moore in Boston
B1G Preview: Purdue Boilermakers | From The Barn
A Purdue preview from the Minnesota site From the Barn.
The 2011 Delanies: The Most-hyphenated-Best-Worst-Awkward-Funny-Awesome-Plays-Players-Coaches-Etc Awards - Off Tackle Empire
Who needs more poly-hyphenated awards in the B1G? We do.
2011-2012 College Football Bowls: Finding The Game That's Right For You - SBNation.com
Ranking the 2011-12 bowl games by quality of action, defense, historical power, and other factors.
Wittgren Selected as an NCBWA Preseason All-American
Back for his junior campaign after recording 12 saves and 55 strikeouts in his first season with Purdue baseball, closer Nick Wittgren has been selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writer Association's Preseason All-America Team.
On The Recruiting Trail With B1G Coaches - Off Tackle Empire
Imagining what an in home recruiting visit would be like if all B1G coaches showed up at the same house at the same time.
Cumulatively, Big Ten Teams Now Just 36-Point Underdogs | The Daily Big Ten
Woohoo! We're a two point favorite now!