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Northwestern At Purdue: Will Either Team Crack 50? GAMETHREAD

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Purdue needs a victory over Northwestern in order to reach the postseason somewhere.

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Is today the last day that Purdue gets a win in the 2012-13 season? Does Purdue get a win against a depleted team that is having trouble scoring points? Will there be some heart from a Purdue team that hasn't played with much heart for almost a month now?

This is what we will find out tonight. In a rare Sunday evening start Purdue faces Northwestern in what is pretty much a must win game for the Boilermakers. Let's get it done and turn this around.

Northwestern Wildcats

Location: Evanston, IL

2011-12 record: 19-14, 8-10 Big Ten

2012-13 Record: 13-14, 4-10 Big Ten

RPI: 120

2012 Postseason: Lost to Washington 76-55 in NIT 2nd Round

Blog Representation: Sippin' On Purple

Series With Purdue: Purdue Leads 122-44

Last Purdue win: 87-77 at Purdue on 2/12/2012

Last Northwestern win: 75-60 at Northwestern on 2/2/2013

Time: 6pm

TV: Big Ten Network

Odds: Purdue by 6.5