Purdue missed a chance to move into a tie for second in the West, losing 14-12 to a Rutgers team that has a two-game conference winning streak for the first time since joining the Big Tenteen. The Boilers will look to rebound next Saturday against Nebraska in Ross-Ade.
How did Purdue hang with Wisconsin for so long? Why is Purdue shuffling QBs and kickers? Can the Boilermakers sweep the next month? Do tattoos make you tough? The Handsomes answer all that, and much more.
VB suffered its first winless week of the season, falling 0-3 to #2 Minnesota and 1-3 in Mackey to #5 Nebraska. The Boilers are 15-4 overall, 5-3 in conference play, and will face Penn State and Rutgers this week in Holloway.
Volleyball notched its third and fourth straight sweeps, knocking off Illinois and Northwestern to move to 5-1 in conference play and 15-2 overall. They'll face #2 Minnesota in Minneapolis and #5 Nebraska in Mackey this week.
Elijah Sindelar threw for 248 yards and a score, DJ Knox racked up 173 all-purpose yards and a TD, and Ja'Whaun Bentley returned an interception 76 yards for the clinching TD as the Boilers came back from a long lightning delay and a halftime deficit to defeat Minnesota, 31-17. They'll face Wisconsin in Madison next Saturday.
Have you ever seen a rowboat collide with a locomotive? It happens at 3:30 PM this Saturday as Purdue takes on the Fightin' Flecks from the land of 10,000 lakes. Also on the schedule are a number of tributes to Coach Tiller.
Purdue volleyball defeated Indiana for the 11th straight time last week, adding a 10th consecutive P to the Monon Spike, as Dave Shondell's career record against IU improved to 27-3. The Boilers are 13-2 and will travel to Illinois and Northwestern this weekend.
A throwback edition of the Handsome Hour reflects on Purdue-Michigan, renewed interest in Boilermaker football, the FBI investigation into NCAA basketball corruption, and float the idea of bringing back Purdue fans calling in and leaving voicemails for the podcasts.
Volleyball regroups after a surprising 1-3 loss to Ohio State, their first loss in Holloway this season. At 1-1 in conference play, Purdue plays Indiana home-and-home this weekend, Wednesday in Holloway and Saturday in University Gym.