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2015 NCAA Tournament: Purdue vs. Cincinnati GameThread

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Purdue's first NCAA Tournament game in three years is finally here.

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It's finally here! For only the fourth time ever and just the third time in the last century Purdue and Cincinnati, schools separated by less than 200 miles, will face off. Our 14 game first round winning streak is on the line, as well as a likely second round date with Kentucky. Let's do this!

Opponent:

Cincinnati Bearcats

From:

Cincinnati, OH

Date:

3/19/2015

Venue:

KFC Yum Center (22,090), Louisville, KY

TV/Streaming:

CBS

Radio Stream:

TuneIn

Satellite Radio:

SIRI 136, XM

Odds:

Purdue By 2

Tickets:

As low as $126 on Stubhub

Tipoff:

7:10pm

Blog Representation:

Down The Drive

2014-15 Record:

22-10, 13-5 American

All-time series

Cincinnati leads 3-0

Last Purdue win:

None

Last Cincinnati Win:

79-59 on 11/27/2004 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

2013-14 Record:

27-7, 15-3 American (lost to Harvard in NCAA First Round)

Last NCAA appearance:

2014 (Two-time NCAA Champion)

Coach:

Mick Cronin (253-141 overall, 184-117 in 9th year at Cinicnnati)