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Gardner Webb At Purdue Open Thread

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The Runnin' Bulldogs come to Mackey Arena for Purdue's final non-conference game.

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Tonight is safely a must-win, as a loss to Gardner Webb would be completely demoralizing after the Vanderbilt and Notre Dame games. Right now Purdue just needs something positive to happen, and even if that positive is a victory over an opponent it absolutely should beat then it is a step in the right direction.

I am covering a high school game tonight, so Jumbo Heroes will likely take you home with the post-game wrap. We're also on BTNPlus, so hopefully the Cliz is back in the saddle for the radio stream.

Opponent: Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs
Location: Boiling Springs, NC
Date: 12/22/2014
Venue: MackeyArena (14,846)
TV: BTNPLus
Radio Stream: TuneIn
Satellite Radio: SIRI 136, XM
Odds: No line yet
Tickets: As low as $11.61 on Stubhub
Tipoff: 6pm
KenPom Ranking: 211 of 351
RPI: 107
Blog Representation: Shelby Star
2014-15 Record: 7-5
All-time series First meeting
Last Purdue win: N/A
Last Gardner Webb Win: N/A
2013-14 Record: 18-15, 10-6 Big South
Last NCAA appearance: None
Coach: Tim Craft(25-20 in second season)