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Good evening. Let’s basketball

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I wish I could be in Mackey Arena tonight. Our guy Jace is up there on a credential and I probably won’t get to see the team in person until the Crossroads Classic, but tonight will be a special night. After a year with no fans Mackey Arena will be packed once again. It will once again become a magical place where visitings teams fear to tread.

It is the 124th season of Purdue men’s basketball, and it begins with tremendous expectations. We’re very likely going to win tonight, and probably by a healthy amount. It is still going to be magical to hear fans in the stands after so long away. The last time we got to experience that was the bitter defeat to Rutgers on Senior Day 2020.

Enjoy it tonight. Relish it. Bask in that first run that rattles the building and forces a timeout.

Welcome home.

Basketball GameDay Vitals

Omaha Mavericks Record: 1-4
Omaha Mavericks Record: 1-4
From: Omaha, NE
Game Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Venue: Mackey Arena (14,240)
Odds: No Line Yet
Date & Time: Friday, November 21, 2021 2pm ET
Streaming Radio TuneIn
Live Stats: Purdue Sports
KenPom 322
NET 324
Blog Representation: Omaha Mavs Blog
2020-21 Record 5-20, 3-11 Summit League
2021-22 Record: 1-4, 0-0 Summit LEague
Postseason Result: None
NCAA Tournament History: None
Series With Purdue: First Meeting
Last Purdue win: None
Last Omaha win: None
Coach: Derrin Hansen (247-240 in 17th season at Omaha)