Sweet 16 Bracket: Preview of a Potential Classic in Duke-Purdue

Posted by Mike Kline on March-22-2010 Add Comments
There are a lot of similarities between Duke and Purdue. For one, the Blue Devils have been underestimated all season long, while the Boilermakers are easily one of the most underestimated teams right now. About a month ago this would have been even more of a premier matchup, with Purdue at full strength with a healthy Robbie Hummel and ranked in the top five. However, despite Hummel's absence, Duke can expect the Boilermakers to give them all kinds of fits. I cautioned right after Hummel's injury that it was unfair and disrespectful for any Blue Devil fans to take Purdue lightly. They still are a very dangerous team with stars E'Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson, and a gutty Duke-like player in Chris Kramer. Playing in the Big Ten, the Boi...

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