Creature vs. Creature: Why Purdue Will Retain the Old Oaken Bucket

Posted by Tim Cary on November-19-2009 Add Comments

The Purdue Boilermakers close the 2009 regular season Saturday in Bloomington against their archrival, the Indiana Hoosiers.  Purdue coach Danny Hope will be looking for a win in his first Old Oaken Bucket game at the helm (although he's been around for quite a few as an assistant); his predecessor, Joe Tiller, boasted an impressive 10-2 record against Indiana in his twelve-year tenure.

The Boilers will have their work cut out for them on the road, as Purdue has only won one game away from Ross-Ade Stadium this season, a 38-36 thriller at Michigan.  However, expect the Old Gold and Black to finish the season strong by once again disposing of their southern rivals. 

As kickoff draws near, allow me to list three reasons P...

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