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2021 Crossroads Classic: Butler vs. Purdue GameThread & How to Watch

We say farewell to a great event.

Crossroads Classic - Butler v Indiana

Far be it for me to judge scheduling, but it seems very strange to have the varsity game before the JV game at this year’s Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis. Ah well. We still get to see Purdue have its final serious non-conference challenge before a pair of tune-up games to finish he 2021 portion of the scheduled.

This is also a big event because... I AM ACTUALLY IN THE BUILDING!!! Yes, I get to see Purdue basketball in person for the first time since February 27, 2020 when we beat Indiana in Mackey. I cannot tell you how elated I am to finally get back to watching live, in person basketball.

Also, this is the first of possibly six games at the Fieldhouse in Indy this year, as the Big Ten Tournament will be played there, followed by the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament in March. Let’s make it a second home.

Basketball GameDay Vitals

St. Peter's Peacocks Record: 21-11, 14-6 MAAC
St. Peter's Peacocks Record: 21-11, 14-6 MAAC
From: Jersey City, NJ
Game Location: Philadelphia, PA
Venue: Wells Fargo Center (19,500)
Odds: Purdue by 12.5
Date & Time: Friday, March 25, 2022, 7:09pm ET
Streaming Radio TuneIn
TV: CBS
Live Stats: Purdue Sports
KenPom 101
NET 124
Blog Representation: None
2020-21 Record 14-11, 10-8
Postseason Result: None
NCAA Tournament History: 4th appearance. This is the first season they have won a game. 2017 CIT Champions
Series With Purdue: Purdue leads 1-0
Last Purdue win: 65-43 in Chicago, IL on 3/18/2011 (NCAA Tournament First Round)
Last St. Peter's win: None
Coach: Shaheen holloway (63-55 in 4th year at St. Peter's)