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2017 Gavitt Tipoff Games Purdue at Marquette: GameThread & How to Watch

Purdue is still seeking its first ever Gavitt Games win.

NCAA Basketball: Chicago State at Purdue Sandra Dukes-USA TODAY Sports

It’s time for some hot Gavitt Games action! What can we expect from Purdue in its first real test of the season? We know we won’t be winning by 69 again. Instead, we can expect a closely contested game against a quality opponent. Casey is in attendance tonight, as he decided to drive to marquette for the game and give us some post-game media coverage. The rest of us will be watching from home.

Marquette Golden Eagles

From: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Game Location: BMO Harris Bradley Center (20,000)

Time: 8:30pm ET

TV: Fox Sports 1

Radio: Boilermaker Sports Network

Odds: Purdue by 4

RPI: 71

KenPom: 53

2016-17 Record: 19-13, 10-8 Big East (Lost to South Carolina 93-73 in NCAA Tournament First Round

Record vs. Purdue: 0-8

Last Purdue win: March 15, 1969 75-73 (OT) In NCAA Tournament

Last Marquette win: None

Blog Representation: Anonymous Eagle

NCAA Tournament History: 32 appearances, last in 2017. 1977 National Champions

Coach: Steve Wojciechowski (53-45 in 4th season)