Purdue-Tennessee: Lasting Benefits For the Boilermakers

Posted by Jeff Stine on November-24-2009 Add Comments

When it comes to cheering on your favorite team, it is difficult not to get excited about coming away with a win over a quality opponent.  Beyond that short term joy, however, some things occurred over the course of the Purdue-Tennessee game (a 73-72 Boilermaker win) and throughout the 2009 Paradise Jam tournament that should benefit Purdue over the course of the the season.

Picking Up a Quality Win For NCAA Seeding

Purdue's seed last year (No. 5 and shipped out west) likely had as much to do with their performance in key out-of-conference games (a close loss to Oklahoma in the championship of the Preseason NIT and a blowout loss to Duke in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge) as it did with their pedestri...

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