Purdue-Penn State basketball: Time, how to watch online
Purdue b-ball plays Penn State in a Big Ten amusement at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 18. Purdue claims a 23-5 record going into the diversion, while Penn State is 19-9.
The Boilermakers are 12-3 in meeting play and are in third of the Big Ten standings, while the Nittany Lions are at 9-6 and are in 6th in gathering.
Purdue-Penn State b-ball: Preview
Purdue and Penn State haven't played yet this season, yet when the two groups played each other last season, the Boilermakers won the two matchups. Purdue started this season with a 23-2 record before losing its next three amusements against Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin, separately.
The Boilermakers lost every one of the three of those recreations by a joined eight focuses. The group has been driven this season in scoring via Carsen Edwards, who midpoints 17.1 focuses per amusement. Four diverse Boilermakers normal no less than 11.9 focuses per amusement this season.
Purdue's inside scoring essentially originates from 7-foot-2 senior focus Isaac Haas, who midpoints 14.9 focuses per amusement and 7-foot-3 first year recruit Matt Haarms midpoints 5.3 focuses per challenge.
For Penn State, the 2017-18 season began with 10 triumphs in its initial 13 diversions, however from that point forward, the group has gone 9-6. Josh Reaves missed various amusements amid the group's 9-6 extend yet will play against Purdue.
Reaves midpoints 10.9 focuses, 4.6 bounce back, 3.3 helps and 2.3 takes for each diversion. Mike Watkins, who is one of five Nittany Lions players to normal no less than 10 focuses per diversion this season is the group's driving rebounder, snatching 9.5 bounce back per challenge.
In spite of the huge men in the center for the Boilermakers, the two groups normal 36 bounce back per amusement this season. Penn State has likewise won its past four recreations going into this challenge, including a 79-56 triumph its last diversion over No. 8 Ohio State.
Against positioned groups this season, Penn State has a 2-2 record, while Purdue is additionally 2-2. The Nittany Lions are considered by numerous to be a group on the rise as we are in mid-February.
One season back, to give setting, each Big Ten group that won at least 10 gathering recreations made the NCAA Tournament with the exception of Iowa. The Hawkeyes completed last season with a 10-8 record in gathering and were 19-15 generally speaking.
In the event that Penn State were to overcome Purdue on Sunday, the Nittany Lions would have a 20-9 general record and be 10-6 in Big Ten play with two recreations remaining.