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No. 21 Purdue dominates Old Dominion 61-39

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Center A.J. Hammons scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half and Kendall Stephens sparked a second-half run with nine of his 12 points after halftime and No. 21 Purdue defeated Old Dominion 61-39 Saturday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. Hammons and Stephens came off the bench to lift the Boilermakers after a rough start from the field...
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Purdue-Old Dominion Preview

With 7-footer A.J. Hammons finally on the floor, Purdue and its imposing frontline embark on their first true test of the season. The No. 21 Boilermakers look to continue their early success Saturday against undefeated Old Dominion in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tipoff at Uncasville, Connecticut. Purdue (3-0) had little trouble rolling past North Carolina A&T, Vermont...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

With or without Hammons, Purdue should roll Incarnate Word

Purdue coach Matt Painter hasn't offered a specific reason why A.J. Hammons has yet to play. Sandra Dukes USA TODAY SportsPurdue didn't miss A.J. Hammons in its first two games, but it might finally get the senior big man back for the next one.With or without their top returning scorer and rebounder, the No. 21 Boilermakers likely won't have too much trouble trying to improve to...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilermakers are going all in with old-school hoops approach

Purdue has a 7-foot, all-conference center in A.J. Hammons. Reese Strickland USA TODAY SportsMatt Painter believes old-school basketball still works.So the Purdue coach is ditching the small-ball trend and going all in with one of the biggest teams in the nation, hoping it will put the Boilermakers back in the title conversation."We want to win the Big Ten. We want to win the Big...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s How To Watch Cincinnati Vs. Purdue Online

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons The second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday, and one of the evening match-ups will be between No. 8 seed Cincinnati and No.9 seed Purdue. The Bearcats and Boilermakers tip off at 7:10 PM EST in Louisville, Kentucky. The winner takes on the winner of Kentucky and Hampton in the next round. You can read more about the contest here. If you’re...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs. Purdue – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

A.J. Hammons is Purdue’s leading scorer The 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed this evening on CBS. The Cincinnati Bearcats out of the American Athletic earned the No. 8 seed in the Midwest region, where they will face the ninth-seeded Purdue Boilermakers out of the Big Ten. The Bearcats (22-10) were knocked out in the quarterfinals of the AAC tournament, while the Boilermakers...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball: predictions for the Big Ten

Purdue basketball fans should be very excited for the upcoming basketball season. After landing five recruits for all five positions on the court, the Boilers landed fourth out of 12 on the top recruiting classes in the Big Ten. They ranked better than Big Ten powers Wisconsin and Michigan State. There are three reasons why Purdue has a high chance at improving from the basement...
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball lands 22nd overall recruiting class

Purdue Basketball head coach Matt Painter has done another fantastic job in recruiting for the 2014 class to come in. ESPN ranks this class 22nd overall and it’s the fourth best class in the Big Ten Conference. The way this recruiting class is shaping up to be similar to the one Painter brought in 2007 that consisted of Robbie Hummel, Jajuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, and Scott...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

That one time Purdue fans got catfished about AJ Hammons and the NBA Draft

Sit down, young lads and lasses. Let Uncle Aneesh tell you a tale about how a fake Twitter account can crap out rumors like nobody’s business. Enter: Jeremy Smith, aka Jeremy SmithNBAHoops, aka @JSmithNBAHoops. Self-described as an “NBA Hoops Writer/Draft Analyst” from New York City.   First, this: Purdue’s AJ Hammons will declare for the NBA draft and will forgo his two...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After thrashing Indiana, Purdue basketball’s future looks optimistic

Purdue basketball fans stayed in Mackey Arena until the very end of the game Saturday night, despite the fact that the game was far out of reach 6 minutes into the second half. Purdue took it to Indiana winning 82-64. The Boilermakers’ senior guard Sterling Carter showed a spark that’s been lacking for the team all season. Coming out of the second half, Carter scored Purdue...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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