Boilermakers Schedule releasedAugust 30th, 2012 at 5:08 pm by Ross Bolin under Sports 18
For the first time since the 2008-2009 season the Boilermakers will begin their conference schedule in the friendly confines of Mackey Arena.
Experience will be lacking in the early going and the Boilers MUST take advantage of playing 3 of their first 4 at Mackey if they have any thoughts of playing deep into March.
Towards the middle portion of their schedule the Boilermakers will get their first crack at rival Indiana in West Lafayette on Jan. 30th, and will venture to Bloomington on Feb. 16th. Purdue will get its final two Big Ten games at home, playing Michigan and Minnesota on March 6th and 9th.
The end of their schedule may be just as important as the beginning. If the Boilermakers can with 3 of 4 at the beginning and at the end of the season then they will be in good shape for yet another NCAA appearance.
Purdue fans will have a wild ride this winter as we all adjust to life without Robbie Hummel and Lewis Jackson. Only time will tell which newcomers will step up and carry the load on offense and defense.
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