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2017 NCAA Tournament Round 1 Vermont vs. Purdue: How to Watch & Live Score Updates/Game Thread

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The path to Phoenix begins in Milwaukee.

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I am hoping that we're not all having 'Nam-like flashbacks with about 2 minutes to go in this one. The last few NCAA Tournament game shave not been fun experiences for Purdue fans. It is time to change that after three straight heartbreaking losses.

Vermont Catamounts

From: Burlington, Vermont

Date : Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tip Time: 7:27pm ET

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Arena: BMO Harris Bradley Center (18,850)

Television: TruTV

Online: March Madness On Demand

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 9

KenPom: 63

RPI: 46

2015-16 Record: 23-14, 11-5 America East (Lost to Nevada in CBI semifinals)

2016-17 Record: 29-5, 16-0 America East

Opponent Blog: UVM Basketball

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 1-0

Last Vermont Win: None

Last Purdue Win: 107-79 at Purdue on 11/15/2015

NCAA Tournament History: 6 appearances, defeated Syracuse 60-57 (OT) in 2005 as a 13/4 upset.