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2018 Schedule
30-6, 2nd in Big Ten
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9hJeff Borzello

Know what will happen in the Sweet 16 before it even happens

What happened in the first two rounds? It was crazy, but we're moving on because the Sweet 16 has arrived. The blue bloods are here, but so are the wild cards, including two(!) 11-seeds. Enjoy the games, but here's what's going to happen this weekend.

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1dJay Bilas

Bilas: This Sweet 16 is neither unprecedented nor revolutionary

OK, let's get a few things straight: A revolution is not happening in college basketball. Nor is what is happening in this NCAA tournament unprecedented. We've had crazier tournaments. What isn't crazy is The Bilastrator's order of the 16 remaining teams.

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2dEdward Aschoff

Need a new team to root for? We got you

So your bracket is busted, your original champion is already out of the tournament and you need someone new to follow. We've done the research for you already. All you have to do now is pick the team that best fits your style.

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3dDan Murphy

Report: Purdue engineering at work for Haas

Purdue's sports medicine program has asked a group of mechanical engineers on campus to design an NCAA-approved brace for Boilermakers center Isaac Haas, according to the Lafayette Journal & Courier.

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Purdue's Haas unlikely to play, even with brace

Purdue coach Matt Painter said Isaac Haas, who fractured his elbow in the Boilermakers' NCAA tournament win over Cal State Fullerton, isn't expected to play again this season, even if a brace is approved.

Can Purdue still win without Isaac Haas? (1:28)
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4dDan Murphy

Purdue's Haas (elbow) holding out hope to play

Purdue center Isaac Haas isn't ready to give up on his final college season two days after fracturing his elbow in a hard fall during the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

Mathias on Purdue's win: 'Shows grit and toughness' (1:01)
Edwards' block part of Purdue's story in shorthanded win (1:36)
Mathias hits dagger 3 for Purdue (0:19)
Edwards' block maintains Boilermakers' lead (0:15)

Purdue wins without Haas, holds off Butler 76-73

Dakota Mathias sank a 3-pointer with 14.2 seconds left and second-seeded Purdue, minus star center Isaac Haas, held off 10th-seeded Butler 76-73 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue has hit 11 of its 15 first-half free throws. Boilermakers are doing a good job of getting to the basket and drawing calls without the help of big man Isaac Haas.


Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue's Isaac Haas is doing his best to test the elbow he fractured earlier this week. He's also been shooting left-handed, seems to be in pain when he uses the right arm.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a look at the massive, taped elbow brace Isaac Haas is wearing today. He's warming up now. Purdue coach Matt Painter said he doesn't expect the senior who fractured his elbow Friday to play today.

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5dDan Murphy

Purdue's Haas (elbow) practices but likely out

Purdue center Isaac Haas, who fractured his elbow on Friday, participated in parts of the Boilermakers' practice on Saturday. Still, coach Matt Painter said it's unlikely Haas will return for Purdue this season.

Purdue coach 'doesn't see' Haas playing (0:15)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Notre Dame's NIT loss to Penn St. Saturday dropped ND's record on St. Patrick's Day to 4-5 (2-3 NIT & 2-2 NCAA). The Fighting Irish fell to 1-2 on March 17 vs. Big Ten teams (1983 NIT loss to N'western & 2004 NIT win vs. Purdue).

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.838th
Rebounds Per Game35.1185th
Assists Per Game16.4Tied-24th
Points Allowed65.423rd

Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record37-29
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances29