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2017 ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Louisville at Purdue GameThread & How to Watch

The Big Ten enters the night down 0-2 this year.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Louisville Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

The Big Ten got no help at all last night and is down 0-2 in this year’s ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Maryland lost to Syracuse at home 72-70. Wisconsin went to Virginia and lost 49-37 in an absolute affront to the game of basketball. That leaves the league well behind in two games that were likely toss-ups coming in.

Tonight we get five games, and the ACC is only an overwhelming favorite in one of them. Florida State goes to Rutgers, Northwestern is at Georgia Tech, Iowa is at Virginia Tech, Illinois is at Wake Forest, and Purdue hosts Louisville.

The Big Ten has never lost the challenge when Purdue has won its game, but it has never won it when Purdue has lost.

From: Louisville, KY

Date : Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tip Time: 8 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, IN

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: ESPN

Online: WatchESPN

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats:

Odds: Purdue by 7

KenPom: 24

RPI: 82

2015-16 Record: 25-9, 12-6 (lost to Michigan 73-69 in NCAA Second Round)

2016-17 Record: 4-0

Opponent Blog: Card Chronicle

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 11-6

Last Louisville Win: 71-64 on 11/30/2016 at Louisville

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

NCAA Tournament History: 42 appearances, 1980, 1986, 2013 NCAA Champions.

Coach: David Padgett (4-0 in first season as head coach, currently interim head coach)