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Purdue outlasts Tennessee 48-45 in OT in Music City Bowl

Dec. 30, 2021 21:35 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Purdue came into the Music City Bowl short-handed and banged-up, particularly at wide receiver. The Boilermakers are going home winners after a game that had people clicking over to catch an amazing finish. Mitchell Fineran kicked a 39-yard...

Vols look to make statement vs Purdue in Music City Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 14:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has the Volunteers in the Music City Bowl for the third time overall. This time, the Volunteers will take on Purdue in an SEC-Big Ten matchup on Thursday. It’s an indication of how much has changed in a year for the...

Purdue to face surging Tennessee in Music City Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:28 PM EST

Purdue (8-4, Big Ten) vs. Tennessee (7-5, SEC), Dec. 30, 3 p.m. ET LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee. TOP PLAYERS Purdue: Quarterback Aiden O’Connell passed for 3,178 yards and 23 touchdowns. David Bell was named the Big Ten’s...

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...

Big Ten preview: No. 2 Ohio St at No. 6 Michigan tops slate

Nov. 25, 2021 02:12 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 13 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 2 Ohio State at No. 6 Michigan The stakes are as they should be for a late November showdown between top-10 teams: winner goes to the Big Ten...

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...

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...

Week 11 preview: 4 ranked matchups to sort conference races

Nov. 12, 2021 05:32 AM EST

Four games matching ranked teams in Week 11 could start bringing some clarity to the conference races Saturday. In the Big 12, No. 4 Oklahoma (CFP No. 8) faces No. 18 Baylor (CFP No. 13) in the first game of a difficult stretch run for the unbeaten Sooners. The Bears are...