The Purdue Boilermakers basketball club is a school basketball program that competes in NCAA Division I and is a member of the Big Ten Conference. Purdue basketball gets got the Big Ten Championships with 24.  The Boilermakers have reached two NCAA Tournament Final Fours. The 1931–32 group has been retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.  Purdue has delivered more than 30 players into the NBA, for example 2 complete No. 1 picks in the NBA draft. Purdue stocks a traditional rivalry with in-state foe Indiana University, also directs the all times series 120–89 within them.
Purdue was seeded 2nd in the East Region of this 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, their highest seed in recent history. From the first round, they faced Cal State Fullerton Titans. But lots of Purdue lover’s hearts broke in the second half of the game, as mature Center Isaac Haas fell on his elbow as he fought for a rally, and broke his knee as he struck the floor, finishing his Purdue Basketball career. Purdue’s next round game was against Butler Bulldogs, whom Purdue had played earlier in this season. The Boilers would win the match on a last second shot by Dakota Mathias, winning 76–73 ahead of the Sweet Sixteen for the second consecutive season. In the Sweet Sixteen, Purdue faced the third seeded Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Boilers would go on to lose in disappointing fashion 65-78, finishing their season with 30 wins, the most wins in program history.
In 2019, Purdue was seeded 3rd in the South Region of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, after yet another strong season. From the first round, they destroyed a 26–8 Old Dominion team that was coming from a Conference USA championship, winning 61–48. In the next round, they handedly defeated #6 seed Villanova, sending the defending champs home early after an 87–61 victory, and advancing to their third straight Sweet Sixteen under Matt Painter. The Boilermakers ran into to their first real test with the 2 Tennessee Volunteers. After a back and forth contest that comprised 17 lead changes and needed to be determined, Purdue came out victorious, beating the Vols 99–94 to reach their first Elite Eight in nearly 20 decades. From the Elite Eight, Purdue confronted the #1 Billion Virginia Cavaliers in what would be another back and forth thriller. After several lead changes during the game, Purdue headed 70–67 with 5.9 seconds left and looked to be headed to their first Final Four since 1980 when Virginia’s Ty Jerome missed the second free throw of two. Virginia was able to think of the offensive rebound nevertheless, and after chasing down the loose ball, Mamadi Diakite pinpointed a Hail Mary – kind jumpshot in the buzzer to send the game to overtime. The Boilers were once again looking towards the large dance, leading 75–74 with 43 seconds to go, but Virginia managed to hold Purdue scoreless over the last moment and prevailed 80–75, finishing the Boilermakers year with 26 wins and his first Elite Eight appearance since 2000.
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