Heading into a game like this against a team as touted as Michigan State was, it was difficult to see them making this a game but somehow they did.
Purdue looks to take down one of the best in the nation this weekend in Michigan State. Can a little bit of confidence from last week's win help propel them?
Purdue finally picked up their first Big Ten under Coach Hazell. Things will get decidedly tougher this weekend as they host Big Ten frontrunners Michigan State this Saturday.
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West Lafayette, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Fresh off a victory that put an end to a lengthy conference losing streak, the Purdue Boilermakers get right back to action as they entertain the eighth-ranked Michigan State Spartans on Saturday afternoon.Save for a second-half collapse at Oregon more than a month ago, Michigan State would be undefeated and be ranked among the top few teams in the country...
Over the past few weeks, the Boilermakers have taken a committee approach to the position, with senior Akeem Hunt leading the way.
Purdue picked up their first conference win last weekend against Illinois. Now they'll face a decidedly more difficult challenge as they take on Michigan State this Saturday.
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College Football Matchup - (8) Michigan State at Purdue
Michigan State Spartans:== Aug 29 - W vs. Jacksonville St, 45-7== Sep 6 - L at Oregon, 27-46== Sep 13 - Open== Sep 20 - W vs. Eastern Mich, 73-14== Sep 27 - W vs. Wyoming, 56-14== Oct 4 - W vs. Nebraska, 27-22== Oct 11 - at Purdue, 3:30 PM==...
Purdue got another one in the win column this past weekend over Illinois. Now at 3-3, where does Purdue stand heading into the second half of the season?
A week after an offensive implosion the Boilermakers ran all over the Illini in Austin Appleby's first start, picking up Hazell's first Big Ten win yesterday in Champaign.
Going on the road to face an Illinois team that had some of its own struggles, the Boilermakers turned to Austin Appleby at quarterback to potentially provide a spark.