Getting off to a 2-0 start in conference play is imperitive for our Boilers. We have to hold serve ar home, especially when a key competitor for the Big Ten title has already dropped a home game.
No New Year's hangovers, please. It is time to take care of business.
From: Minneapolis, MN
Date: Sunday, January 1, 2017
Tip Time: 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)
Radio: Purdue Radio Network
SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)
Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats
Odds: Purdue by 12
2015-16 Record: 8-23, 2016 Big Ten
2016-17 Record: 12-2, 0-1 Big Ten
Opponent Blog: The Daily Gopher
Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 101-82
Last Minnesota Win: 62-58 at Minnesota on 2/7/2015
Last Purdue Win: 68-64 at Minnesota on 1/27/2016
NCAA Tournament History: 12 Appearances, last in 2013. 1997 Final Four (That NEVER HAPPENED according to the NCAA).