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2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Purdue at Louisville: How to Watch & GameThread

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Can Purdue make it eight in a row in the ACC/Big Ten challenge?

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Here is another opportunity to make a national statement. Purdue came up just short against Villanova, but a win at Louisville would be a major wake-up to those wondering if Purdue can compete nationally. Sure, a win tonight does not guarantee Purdue can make a Final Four, but it would be a sign that they can get there. Let's do this:

Louisville Cardinals

From: Louisville, KY

Date : Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Tip Time: 7:15 p.m. ET

Location: Louisville, KY

Arena: KFC Yum! Center (22.090)

Television: ESPN

Online: WatchESPN

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Louisville by 6.5

KenPom: 7

2015-16 Record: 23-8, 12-6 (self-imposed NCAA Tournament ban)

2016-17 Record: 5-1

Opponent Blog: Card Chronicle

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 11-5
Last Louisville Win: 88-72 on 12/14/1996 at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis

Last Purdue Win: 67-59 on 12/15/2007 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis

NCAA Tournament History: 41 appearances, 1980, 1986, 2013 NCAA Champions.