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Purdue at Penn State: GameThread & How to Watch

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Purdue’s final road test of the season is here.

NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Purdue Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

With a win tonight Purdue can finish a very respectable 5-5 in Big Ten road games and tally another tier 1 victory on the season. That is a wonderful statement for such a young team, so let’s get it done.

From: State College, Pennsylvania

Date: Friday, February 26, 2021

Tip Time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Bryce Jordan Center (15,261)

Television: Fox Sports 1

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 1

KenPom: 36

RPI: 39

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

2020-21 Record: 8-12, 5-11 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Black Shoe Diaries

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 40-13

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

Last Purdue Win: 80-72 at Purdue on 1/17/2021

NCAA Tournament History: 9 appearances, last in 2011. 1954 Final Four

Coach: Jim Ferry (8-12 as 1st year interim coach, 322-277 overall)