Monthly Archives: March 2019

Purdue advances to first Elite 8 under Matt Painter in thrilling OT fashion

It took 45 minutes of nail-biting back and forth action, but the Purdue Boilermakers defeated second seeded Tennessee 99-94 in the South Regional Semifinal. The Boilers dominated the Volunteers in the opening 20 minutes, jumping out to a 40-28 first half lead. That lead was extended to 18, when the Boilers led the Vols 51-33 with 16:18 left in the

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Previewing the Sweet 16

Sixteen teams remain. Eight games to be played to decide who is elite enough to move on to be one step closer to cut down the nets and take a trip to Minneapolis to play for the National Championship. Seven conferences remain and will battle it out in hopes that their teams can keep the momentum going and break into

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