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Purdue Battles Michigan; IU Falls To 17th In Coaches Poll

Last updated on Tuesday, January 24, 2012

(UNDATED) - The Purdue Boilermakers host the Michigan Wolverines this evening at Mackey Arena.

The Boilers are coming off a 25-point loss at Michigan State on Saturday that dropped Purdue to 14-6 overall, 4-3 in the Big Ten.

The Wolverines have lost their last four true road games and are 15-5, 5-2 in conference play. Michigan is coming off a 66-64 loss at Arkansas on Saturday.

That loss dropped the Wolverines to 22nd in this week's coaches poll.

The Indiana Hoosiers dropped four places and are number 17 in this week's ESPN USA Today coaches poll.

The Hoosiers lost last Wednesday night at Nebraska before snapping their three-game losing streak Sunday afternoon against Penn State at Assembly Hall.

IU travels to Wisconsin on Thursday night to take on the 25th-ranked Badgers.

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