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Purdue goes for a third straight win.

NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Purdue Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Finally, we’re back home in Mackey Arena. Yes, it isn’t the same without 14,000 screaming fans, but home is home and the rims are friendlier. Penn State will either be rested or rusty after two and a half weeks off, so we need to be ready.

From: State College, Pennsylvania

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tip Time: 1 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: Big Ten Network

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 4.5

KenPom: 45

RPI: 42

2019-20 Record: 21-10, 11-9 Big Ten

2020-21 Record: 3-4, 0-3 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Black Shoe Diaries

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 39-13

Last Penn State Win: 88-76 at Purdue on 2/11/2020

Last Purdue Win: 76-64 at Purdue on 2/16/2019

NCAA Tournament History: 23 appearances, last in 2017, 1941 NCAA Champion

Coach: Jim Ferry (3-4 as 1st year interim coach, 317-269 overall)