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Valparaiso at Purdue: GameThread & How to Watch

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IT’S A TRAP!

Maryland v Valparaiso Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

We must avoid the trap game tonight. The Crusaders enter tonight’s game undefeated, so it is a chance to gain more land in CBB Imperialism. They also want a major conference win for NCAA purposes, so we must be on our toes.

Valparaiso Crusaders

From: Valparaiso, IN

Date : Thursday, December 7, 2017

Tip Time: 6:30 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: Fox Sports 1

Online: Fox Sports Go

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 15.5

KenPom: 81

RPI: 57

2016-17 Record: 24-9, 14-4 Horizon League (Los tot Illinois 82-57 in NIT)

2017-18 Record: 8-0, 0-0 Missouri Valley

Opponent Blog: Valpo Fan Zone

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 15-1

Last Valparaiso Win: 114-96 at Valparaiso on 12/22/1965

Last Purdue Win: 76-58 at Valparaiso on 12/7/2010

NCAA Tournament History: 9 appearances, reached 1998 Sweet 16

Coach: Matt Lottich (32-9 in 2nd year at Valparaiso)