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Big Ten Tournament Starts Today, Purdue Plays Nebraska

Last updated on Thursday, March 14, 2013

(Chicago, IL) - The Purdue Boilermakers are seeded-seventh in Big-Ten Conference Tournament and play their first round matchup against the tenth-seeded Nebraska Cornhuskers this evening.

The Boilermakers defeated Nebraska in their only meeting this season, a 65-to-56 win in Lincoln on January 16th.

Purdue competed in an 80-75 loss against the number-seven Michigan Wolverines last week before rounding-out the regular season with a 16 point victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday.

Tipoff against the Cornhuskers at United Center is 6:30 (EDT).

The top-seeded Indiana Hoosiers have a bye into the next round and will face the winner of today's game between Minnesota and the Illinois Fighting Illini.

The Hoosiers will play Friday at noon.

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