Boilermakings Kicks Off November

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Purdue Sports news, notes, and links for November 1.

It is November and haven't done a link dump in awhile, so it is time to dump away:

Timberwolves 120, Magic 115: Minnesota's offense too much for Orlando to keep up with - Orlando Pinstriped Post
Kevin Love and the Timberwolves' offense overwhelmed the Magic Wednesday night. E`Twaun Moore had 10 points int he first quarter for Orlando.

Race for the Roses 2013: Week 6 - The Only Colors
The West Division's back-loaded schedule begins in earnest this week, while Ohio State looks to be cruising to Indy and trying to position themselves for the BCS title game.

Nate Scheelhaase's Dad Arrested At Game - The Champaign Room
Nathan Creer was arrested for resisting a peace officer.

A New Challenge For Chris Collins - Sippin' On Purple
Chris Collins has been outstanding since he's become Northwestern's coach, but the real challenge has yet to begin.

The State of the Race: Leaders Division - Off Tackle Empire
The Leaders Race is down to Ohio State and a bunch of people chasing them. Sure, there are five weeks left and all for that to change, but the snapshot looks pretty clear right now.

The State of the Race: Legends Division - Off Tackle Empire
Frontrunner: Michigan State, 7-1 (4-0) Green Akers: MSU is in good position to win the division, but more because of how they're playing than Michigan and Nebraska having lost already (that...

Michigan, A Lot - Concordia, Significantly Less: The Wolverines Win An Exhibition Game In Dominant Fashion - Maize n Brew
The Wolverines easily dismiss Concordia with a big win last night.

Ohio State football: Purdue depth chart - Land-Grant Holy Land
The Buckeyes quietly released their Purdue game depth chart as a road trip to the Indian Burial Ground that is West Lafayette just on the horizon.

Corn Nation Power Poll: Week 10 - Corn Nation
How far did the Huskers fall after stubbing their toe on Saturday? Is Ohio State still the unanimous top pick? Purdue is still the unanimous worst team, sorry for the spoiler.

The Camp Randall Stadium crush happened 20 years ago today - Bucky's 5th Quarter
We revel at the possibility of a field rush-worthy game and many of us will never forget how that's precisely what transpired after the 2010 win over Ohio State. But as Dan Simmons of the Wisconsin...

Penn State Basketball - Frontcourt Preview - Black Shoe Diaries
Without Sasa, you won't get a vote of confidence from this young bunch.

Big Ten Bowl Picture, Week 9: Hello, Hawkeyes - Black Heart Gold Pants
Iowa's 5-3, and while we don't want to get too presumptuous, we... are about to get as presumptuous as pretty much possible. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

B1G Power Poll 2013 Week 9: Monsters and Slashers and HALLOWEEN Edition - Off Tackle Empire
Tomorrow is Halloween, and since nothing says Halloween better than terrifying movie slashers and monsters, that's where we're going today.

Ohio State game means a little more for Purdue football coaches Hazell, Freeman | Journal and Courier |
Marcus Freeman loves Ohio State.

The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fumbles: Northwestern's high water mark - Sippin' On Purple
Considering the epic dropoff since, Northwestern-Ohio State actually was the biggest game in recent Northwestern history. Let's think about how we got there -- and how we can get there again. This sounds eerily similar to October 2004 for Purdue fans.

Former Purdue basketball star Hummel makes Minnesota Timberwolves roster | Journal and Courier |
Former Purdue forward Robbie Hummel will open the NBA season on the 15-man Minnesota Timberwolves roster.

2013-14 Preview: Purdue Frontcourt - BT Powerhouse
With a motivated A.J. Hammons and healthy Jay Simpson, the Boilermakers frontcourt should be one of the most improved units in the Big 10 and ready to help Purdue bounce back after a disappointing 2012-13 campaign.

2013-14 Preview: Purdue Backcourt - BT Powerhouse
While Purdue's backcourt has plenty of potential, they'll need to produce more consistently and improve from outside if Purdue wants to return to relevance in 2013-14.

2013-14 Preview: Purdue Boilermakers - BT Powerhouse
A hungry Boilermakers squad looks to make it back to the NCAA Tournament after a disappointing 2012-13 season.

The All-Americans: SB Nation's college basketball experts name the best players heading into the 2013-14 season -
SB Nation's college basketball experts name the best players heading into the 2013-14 season. Featuring several players Purdue will play.

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