Edwards leads Purdue to rout of reigning champ Villanova
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Purdue's Carsen Edwards says he was getting tired of answering questions about his shooting slump.
The Boilermakers' junior star had all the answers Saturday night. He...
Minnesota looks to knock off No. 11 Purdue
No. 11 Purdue (22-7, 15-3) vs. Minnesota (18-11, 8-10)
Williams Arena, Minneapolis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 11 Purdue looks to give Minnesota its fifth straight loss to...
Ohio State faces tough test vs No. 14 Purdue
Ohio State (18-10, 8-9) vs. No. 14 Purdue (21-7, 14-3)
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Purdue presents a tough challenge for Ohio State....
Illinois faces tough test vs No. 14 Purdue
Illinois (10-17, 6-10) vs. No. 14 Purdue (20-7, 13-3)
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Purdue presents a tough challenge for...
Eifert’s late baskets help No. 15 Purdue hold off Huskers
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Purdue's Grady Eifert headed toward the basket when he saw Carsen Edwards put up a 3-pointer and the No. 15 Boilermakers leading Nebraska by a point with two minutes...
Edwards’ 38 helps No. 17 Purdue hold off Penn State in OT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Matt Painter was surprised to see his best player getting open shots early. He wasn't surprised when Carsen Edwards made one after the other, and then drained the well-defended ones later.
The Big Ten's leading scorer finished with 38 points, including 20 in the first half and a four-point play in overtime, to lead No. 17 Purdue past Penn State 99-90 on Thursday night.
Purdue fends off late charge, tops No. 6 Michigan St 73-63
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — First, Purdue took a page from Michigan State's playbook.
Then Nojel Eastern rewrote the script.
Ryan Cline scored 17 points and Eastern overcame his season-long free throw troubles by making six straight down the stretch to help the Boilermakers fend off a frantic late charge and hang on for a 73-63 upset Sunday over the sixth-ranked Spartans.
Purdue’s lineup change pays off in 95-67 rout of Ohio
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Painter sensed Purdue needed a change Thursday.
So he inserted Evan Boudreaux into the starting lineup, watched Carsen Edwards and Ryan Cline drive to the basket and saw a completely different team.
Edwards scored 30 points and Cline added 19 as the Boilermakers finally broke out of their offensive funk and ran away from Ohio 95-67 for their most lopsided victory this season.
Ryan Cline helps No. 24 Purdue rout Robert Morris 84-46
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Cline has turned into a key performer for Purdue.
Cline made five 3-pointers on his way to 17 points, and the 24th-ranked Boilermakers routed Robert Morris 84-46 on Friday.
Cline was 6 for 10 from the field in his sixth straight start to begin the year. The senior guard is averaging 14.3 points after making just seven starts over his first three seasons in the program.
The Latest: No. 16 Virginia Tech rallies past No. 23 Purdue
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Charleston Classic college basketball tournament (all times local):
Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 25 points, Ahmed Hill and Justin Robinson had 23 points apiece and No. 16 Virginia Tech rallied from 12 points down in the second half to beat No. 23 Purdue 89-83 in the Charleston Classic championship.
The Hokies (4-0) trailed 50-38 after Ryan Cline's 3-pointer with 18:27 left, but wiped out the deficit over the next six minutes.
No. 16 Virginia Tech, No. 23 Purdue win in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Northeastern forward Jeremy Miller loves playing Power Five opponents. He and his teammates made sure the Huskies got a chance to play another by routing Alabama at the Charleston Classic.
Vasa Pusica had 20 points while Miller and Bolden Brace had 11 points each as the Huskies (2-1) advanced to the tournament semifinals with a 68-52 victory over the Crimson Tide (2-1) on Thursday.
Purdue Preview Capsule
Last season: 30-7, lost to Texas Tech in regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Coach: Matt Painter
Conference: Big Ten
Who's gone: Forward Vince Edwards, center Isaac Haas, guard Dakota Mathias, guard P.J. Thompson.
Cline’s 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Accustomed to dominating in stretches lately, the 14th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the other end of a big score and needed a savior against a gritty Penn State team on Tuesday night.
Enter Ryan Cline.
The guard scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift Purdue to a 74-70 victory over the Nittany Lions in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16.
Cline’s 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night.
Cline hit consecutive 3-pointers to secure his team's sixth straight win in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16.
Vincent Edwards added 14 points, Isaac Haas chipped in 13 and Dakota Mathias scored 12 for the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten).
Badgers men’s basketball: Caleb Swanigan, Purdue halt Wisconsin’s 9-game winning streak
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team was the only unbeaten team in Big Ten Conference play at one point Sunday afternoon, but that status didn’t last long.
Sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 20 Purdue snap the No. 13 Badgers’ nine-game winning streak with a 66-55 victory at Mackey Arena.
Boilermakers announce guard Ryan Cline suspended for 3 games
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter has suspended sophomore guard Ryan Cline for the first three games of the season.
In a statement issued by the athletic department, Painter said Cline would sit out for violating team rules. Painter added that players are expected to abide by a set of standards.