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2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Purdue at Miami Game Thread

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It’s Miami-Fluoride not Miami-Hydroxide

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The Big Ten has never won the Acc/Big Ten Challenge without a Purdue victory. That includes two years ago, when Purdue lost late at Florida State and the competition finished in a 7-7 tie. We’re 11-8 in the event and have the most wins of any Big Ten team. That makes tonight’s game critical as Miami and Purdue are batting leadoff for their respective conferences.

Miami Hurricanes

From: Coral Gables, FL

Location: Coral Gables, FL

Venue: Watsco Center (Capacity 7,972)

Odds: Purdue by 1

Date & Time: December 8, 2020, 5pm ET

TV: ESPN2

Live Stats: Purdue Sports

Blog Representation: The State of the U

2019-20 Record: 15-16, 7-13 ACC

2020-21 Record: 2-0

NCAA Tournament History: 10 appearances, last in 2018. Reach Three Sweet 16s, last in 2016.

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 3-0

Last Purdue win: 76-65 at Purdue on 11/29/2011 (ACC/Big Ten Challenge)

Last Miami win: None

Coach: Jim Larrañaga (192-113 in 10th season at Miami, 608-480 overall)