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Purdue takes back Old Oaken Bucket with 44-7 rout of Indiana

Nov. 27, 2021 20:07 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Quarterback Aidan O'Connell started his Purdue career as a walk-on. He may have closed it out Saturday with an unforgettable performance. The fifth-year senior matched his career high by throwing for four touchdowns,...

Indiana, Purdue eager to resume Old Oaken Bucket rivalry

Nov. 26, 2021 03:15 AM EST

Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives. Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers. Brohm stuck around his hometown of Louisville to play...

Purdue rolls in second half to top Northwestern at Wrigley

Nov. 20, 2021 16:29 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Aidan O’Connell threw three touchdown passes to Milton Wright on Saturday to lead Purdue to a 32-14 victory over Northwestern at Wrigley Field. O’Connell was 29 for 39 for 423 yards and Wright had 213 yards on eight catches — both career highs —...

Northwestern, Purdue collide with Wrigley adding intrigue

Nov. 18, 2021 20:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pat Fitzgerald remembers the party-like atmosphere and the unusual circumstances the last time Northwestern played at Wrigley Field. It sure was an unforgettable experience. “I might call it unique,” Fitzgerald said. Northwestern...

Plenty at stake when No. 4 Ohio St hosts No. 7 Michigan St

Nov. 18, 2021 19:27 PM EST

No. 7 Michigan State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) at No. 4 Ohio State (9-1, 7-0, No. 4), Saturday at noon EST (FOX). Line: Ohio State by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 34-15. WHAT’S AT...

Stroud throws 5 TD passes, No. 6 Ohio State routs Purdue

Nov. 13, 2021 22:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After two weeks of some uneven offensive play, the No. 6 Buckeyes were understandably anxious this week with giant-killer Purdue coming to town. Ohio State had reason to be wary of the Boilermakers, who had already upset two top-five teams this...

Purdue seeks spoiler role again against No. 6 Buckeyes

Nov. 11, 2021 19:19 PM EST

Purdue (6-3, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 19 CFP) at No. 6 Ohio State (8-1, 6-0, No. 5), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Ohio State by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 39-15-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE?...

Upset alert: Revitalized Purdue focused on No. 6 Ohio State

Nov. 11, 2021 14:06 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The handful of current Ohio State upperclassmen who were on the roster then shudder at the memory of the last time the Buckeyes played an evidently overmatched Purdue team. The 2018 game ended in a shocking 49-20 upset by the unranked Boilermakers,...

No. 8 Michigan State looks to tighten defense vs. Maryland

Nov. 11, 2021 10:55 AM EST

Coach Mel Tucker attributed Michigan State's first loss this season to “death by inches.” Another defeat could kill Michigan State’s dreams of a Big Ten championship. Coming off an exhilarating victory over rival Michigan, the Spartans unraveled defensively in a...

Big Ten: No. 9 Michigan's visit to No. 23 Penn St tops slate

Nov. 11, 2021 03:16 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 11 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No 9 Michigan at No. 23 Penn State With Penn State (6-3, 3-3) out of the East Division race, the pressure is on Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines...