It is going to be a big season for Purdue basketball this year. With four senior starters the Boilers will be defending a Big Ten championship and celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the best arenas in college basketball. That means a plethora of fan giveaways, and Purdue has released its promotions schedule:
November 10 vs. SIU-Edwardsville - Banner-raising for our record 23rd Big Ten championship.
November 12 vs. Chicago State - First 2,000 fans get replica B1G championship rings. All Kid’s Club members get a locker room tour after the game.
November 18 vs. Fairfield - Kid’s Club game (Kid’s club members get two free tickets)
November 28 vs. Louisville - Boilermaker Black-Out Game: Wear black for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge game and mourn the death of Rick Pitino’s legacy.
December 3 vs. Northwestern - Mackey Arena anniversary game: pregame presentation celebrating 50 years of the building and first 2,000 fans get a Red Mackey Bobblehead.
December 10 vs. IUPUI - Star Wars Night: Donate a canned food item and other TBA promotions.
December 21 vs. Tennessee State - Family 4-Pack night, where a family of four can purchase four tickets in the student section with a $20 food voucher for just $44.
December 30 vs. Lipscomb - Kid’s Club game (Kid’s club members get two free tickets). Family 4-Pack night, where a family of four can purchase four tickets in the student section with a $20 food voucher for just $44.
January 3 vs. Rutgers - First 2,000 fans get a Steve Scheffler bobblehead.
January 16 vs. Wisconsin - Annual T-shirt game
January 31 vs. Maryland - Fans can again donate a canned food item for an exclusive Rocky and Purdue-themed poster. Isaac Haas will play shirtless in Soviet trunks and speak with a Russian accent in the postgame press conference.
February 7 vs. Ohio State - First 2,000 fans get a Brian Cardinal bobblehead.
February 18 vs. Penn State - All-American banner-raising ceremony for Caleb Swanigan.
February 25 vs. Minnesota - Senior Day for Vince Edwards, Isaac Haas, Dakota Mathias, and P.J. Thompson. Post-game net-cutting for our record 24th Big Ten Championship and trophy presentation.