NCAA Tournament:Purdue vs. Duke, An Atypical Cinderella

Posted by James Evens on March-25-2010 Add Comments

A loud yell and a big sigh of relief could be heard all around West Lafayette on Sunday evening. The Boilermakers narrowly got around the Texas A&M Aggies 63 to 61 in an overtime victory.

The Boilermakers, who were led in OT by senior guard Chris Kramer scoring six points in overtime including the eventual game winner, advanced to their second consecutive sweet 16 appearance, the first time that has happened since the inception of coach Matt Painter.

Everyone from your Aunt Jemima to the President of the United States had the Boilermakers (26-4) losing in the first round to Siena. The Boilermakers schedule was thrown out by analysts and bracketologists around the country, after start forward Robbie Humme...

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