NCAA March Madness 2010: Purdue Boilermakers Avoid Siena Upset, Shocking?

Posted by adam biggers on March-19-2010 Add Comments

Typically, a No. 4 seed is the heavy favorite to squash a No. 13 seed in the madness of March's college basketball tournament.

For the Purdue Boilermakers, enjoying those odds was something that they didn't have the luxury of doing this year.

After losing its star forward, Robbie Hummel, the Boilers looked like they would make an early exit out of the South bracket—well, that didn't exactly happen. JaJuan Johnson led the Boilers to a 72-64 win, and likely shocked just about everyone in the world of college basketball—including themselves.

Johnson's game-high 23 points allowed Painter's crew to live to fight another day. And fight they will have to—they'll face the winner of Utah State-Texas A&M,...

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