Purdue faces a big game against Indiana this week, following a big victory against Iowa on Saturday. We look at both, along with other men’s basketball news and notes. Also, a feature on junior point guard April Wilson, women’s hoops notes and more. Plus, the latest football recruiting news and an update from men’s swimming and diving.
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Inside, we take a look back at Purdue’s thrilling overtime victory at Penn State as the Boilermakers move ahead to what should be a difficult game at Illinois. Plus, we feature junior guard Stephen Toyra, who is making moves off the court. And the women’s basketball team has fallen on hard times, losers of three straight. That, plus a big weekend in football recruiting and more.
Inside is a review of the basketball seasons as they reach the end of the non-conference slates. It’s been a bumpy road for both men’s and women’s hoops, as they try to build toward the Big Ten. A breakdown of Matt Painter’s Boilermakers, with a feature on senior guard Jon Octeus. Plus, a look at a soon-to-be Boilermaker in Ryan Cline. Also, what’s the next step for football? We analyze Darrell Hazell’s program after Year 2. And features on diving tandem David Boudia and Steele Johnson and the wrestling Welch brothers, along with much more.