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2016 Gavitt Games Villanova at Purdue: How to Watch and GameThread

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The Champs are here!

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports


Let's do this! This is the biggest game in Mackey Arena in five years since E'twaun's 38 Special, and I am hoping that Mackey turns into the Special Place again. I am fighting a cold, but I am embedded with a media pass upstairs behind the camera and I will try to Facebook Live some of the louder moments.

Villanova Wildcats

From: Philadelphia, PA

Date : Monday, November 14, 2016

Tip Time: 7:02 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: Big Ten Network

Online: BTN2Go

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Pick ‘em

KenPom: 2

2015-16 Record: 35-5, 16-2 Big East (Big East and National Champions)

Opponent Blog: VU Hoops, Big East Coast Bias

Series with Purdue: Villanova leads 2-0

Last Villanova Win: 11/15/2012 89-81 (OT) at Madison Square Garden

Last Purdue Win: None

NCAA Tournament History: 1985 and 2016 NCAA Champion, 36 appearances