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Purdue at #6 Michigan State: Game Thread & How to Watch

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Purdue faces probably its toughest test of the season.

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Winning in East Lansing would be a monumental victory for this Purdue team. Not only would it give us a quality road win that we were lacking from the non-conference season, it would thrust us right back into the Big Ten title race since MSU and Michigan are the last teams unbeaten in conference play.

It won’t be easy.

From: East Lansing, MI

Date : Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tip Time: 9pm

Location: East Lansing, MI

Arena: Breslin Center (14,797)

Television: ESPN2

Online: WatchESPN

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Michigan State by 8

KenPom: 4

RPI: 8

2017-18 Record: 30-5, 16-2 Big Ten (Big Ten Champions)

2018-19 Record: 13-2, 4-0

Opponent Blog: The Only Colors

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 68-54

Last Michigan State Win: 68-65 at Michigan State on 2/10/2018

Last Purdue Win: 80-63 at Purdue on 2/18/2017

NCAA Tournament History: 32 Appearances (21 consecutive), 1979 & 2000 National Champion

Coach: Tom Izzo (586-227 in 24th season at Michigan State)