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2021 Wildcats Classic Purdue vs. Northwestern: GameThread & How to Watch

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Hey Chicago, Whaddya say? Purdue is gonna win today.

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I am bringing the W flag from my garage with me today, just in case. Purdue has a W flag anyway, plus we’re in Wrigley. Let’s hope around 2:30 CT we have cause to break it out after Purdue’s seventh regular season win. Northwestern is not good this year. Regardless of venue, this is a game Purdue needs to win. They have lost by 49 points to a Purdue team beat on its home field in Nebraska.

That’s mostly what I want to see, aside from the great venue. I want to see Purdue take control early and just put an opponent away. The only time we have done that all year is the UConn game, though the win at Iowa was arguably a “take control and put them away” game. Even then, I was still nervous. Let’s get it done and get ready for basketball.

Hey Chicago, Whaddya say? Purdue is gonna win today.

GameDay Vitals

Opponent Indiana Hoosiers: 2-9, 0-8
Opponent Indiana Hoosiers: 2-9, 0-8
Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Capacity 57,236
Surface Grass
Mascot Nostalgia for a bygone era of college basketball (Variant - 1/3 filled section of shirtless chads dancing to the number 9)
Tickets $45 on Stubhub
Kickoff Time 3:30 pm EST
TV Fox Sports 1
Online Streaming Fox Sports 1
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Purdue -15 favorites over Indiana - O/U 50 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See for details.
All-Time Series Purdue leads 74-42-6
Last Purdue Win 28-21 at Indiana on 11/24/2018
Last Indiana Win 44-41 (2 OT) at Purdue on 11/30/2019
SB Nation Blog Representation Crimson Quarry
Weather Forecast 42 degrees, partly cloudy
2020 Indiana Postseason Mississippi 26, Indiana 20 in Outback Bowl
Coach Tom Allen (26-31 in 5th year and Indiana)
Is the H&R Staff Attending? Jace, Travis