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Purdue is only 1-13 all-time at the Discount Crappy Furniture Arena.

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This is a big one in Columbus for Purdue. A loss severely hampers Purdue's Big Ten title Drive to 23 before it really gets going. A win sets up a huge Sunday game against Wisconsin.

Ohio State Buckeyes

From: Columbus, OH

Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tip Time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: Columbus, OH

Arena: Value City Arena (19,049)

Television: ESPN

Online: WatchESPN

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 3.5

KenPom: 47

RPI: 89

2015-16 Record: 21-14, 11-7 Big Ten (lost to Florida 74-66 in NIT Second Round)

2016-17 Record: 10-4, 0-1 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Land-Grant Holyland

Series with Purdue: Ohio State leads 89-85 (Thad Matta is 17-9 vs. Purdue, Purdue is 7-25 vs. OSU since 1998).

Last Ohio State Win: 65-61 at Ohio State on 3/1/2015

Last Purdue Win: 75-64 at Purdue on 1/21/2016

NCAA Tournament History: 31 Appearances, last in 2015. 1960 National Champions