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Boilermakings Remembers Tippecanoe AND Tyler Too

Purdue Sports news, notes, links for November 7.

The famous battle of Tippecanoe took place 202 years ago today and it kicks off today's Boilermakings:

Battle of Tippecanoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
202 years ago today was a memorable battle near where Purdue would one day stand.

BTN LiveBIG: Matt Light leading by example « Big Ten Network
A great piece on Boiler alum Matt Light.

2013-14 Michigan State basketball preview roundup - The Only Colors
Basketball season is here.

Magic 98, Clippers 90: Orlando blows 19-point lead, guts out win regardless - Orlando Pinstriped Post
Smooge played a key role in the latest Orlando Magic win.

Northwestern Wildcats basketball preview: Drew Crawford, JerShon Cobb return to backcourt - BT Powerhouse
A pair of quality guards re-enter the fray for the Wildcats -- will that be enough this season?

Welcome To 2013-2014 B1G Basketball On OTE - Off Tackle Empire
Welcome To College Hoops On OTE

Welcome To 2013-2014 B1G Basketball On OTE - Off Tackle Empire
Welcome To College Hoops On OTE

Exhibition No. 2: Michigan 79, Wayne State 60 - Maize n Brew
Six days after Michigan dismantled Concordia 117-44, the Wolverines met Wayne State at the Crisler Center for their second exhibition contest. The outcome was not quite as lopsided this time around, but the Wolverines still rolled, 79-60.

Michigan State 2013-14 Basketball Preview: National title contenders - Land-Grant Holy Land
Tom Izzo leads the Spartans into a season with sky-high expectations. Will the Spartans be able to cut down the nets in Arlington, or will Big Ten play beat them up before reaching their goal?

Notebook: Josh Gasser feeling good; smaller lineup expected - Bucky's 5th Quarter
The Badgers' junior guard is healthy and raring to go after a knee injury cost him last year.

University of Maryland launched extensive PR campaign to change impressions about Big Ten move -
The University of Maryland anticipated most fans would initially react "emotionally and negatively" to last year's decision to join the Big Ten Conference. So the school sought to influence the debate with a plan to lobby media pundits and plant positive comments into fan message boards.

Why A Hawkeye Win Over Purdue Is Important For Iowa Football 2014 - Black Heart Gold Pants
Iowa is playing for bowl eligibility but are they really playing for more?


Men Best Since '91, Women Since '07 at B1Gs - PURDUESPORTS.COM - Purdue Official Athletic Site
Matthew McClintock finished second at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships and the men's and women's teams had their best finishes in years on Sunday morning. The men finished sixth with 163 points while the women took eighth with 221.

RADIO: Stuart Schweigert - Talking Purdue football | Watch the video - Yahoo Sports
Watch the video RADIO: Stuart Schweigert - Talking Purdue football on Yahoo Sports . Former Purdue and NFL safety Stuart Schweigert talks about his experiences with the Boilermakers and what Purdue needs to do to improve the football program. Schweigert also discusses what he's doing now, including owning seven companies.

How Travis Carroll got his "Tacos" nickname and how he feels about it
Purdue Boilermakers forward Travis Carroll has an interesting nickname, and an interesting backstory to how he earned that nickname.

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 in the first quarter for Orlando.