Caleb Swanigan’s 28th double-double of the season has Purdue in the Sweet 16. Purdue is going to the Sweet 16 after holding on for a thrilling 80-76 victory over Iowa State in the NCAA tournament on Saturday. The Cyclones staged a furious rally in the second half, but Purdue held on for a wire-to-wire win.
Here’s a look at the updated NCAA tournament bracket.
This has to be especially cathartic for Boilermakers fans after watching the team blow a big second half lead to Arkansas Little Rock in the tournament last year.
Freshman Caleb Swanigan and senior A.J. Hammons both scored 15 points to lead four Purdue players in double figures and the 11th-ranked Boilermakers remained unbeaten with a 95-64 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.
Thursday was a wild beginning to the 2015 NCAA tournament. If college hoops fans are lucky, Friday will be just as thrilling. On Day 1, we saw the No. 3 seed Iowa State Cyclones upset by the No. 14 UAB Blazers 60-59. Behind 21 point...
Caleb Swanigan had 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and Purdue reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in seven years with a wild 80-76 victory over Iowa State
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