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LIVE No. 3 Purdue basketball vs. Rutgers updates, score, highlights in Big Ten matchup


The Purdue men’s basketball team suffered its third loss of the season with a 73-69 defeat to Ohio State on Feb. 18 and will look to bounce back tonight against Rutgers.

Despite the loss, Purdue (23-3 overall, 12-3 Big Ten) is ranked No. 3 in the country and first in the conference. Rutgers, which is 14-11 overall and 6-8 in league play, travels to West Lafayette to try and avenge its 68-60 loss to the Boilermakers on Jan. 28.

Sam King will have analysis throughout, and we will have scoring updates, highlights and more. Please remember to refresh.

The Boilermakers have outscored Rutgers in the second half so far, 13-8. Zach Edey now leads all scorers with 18 points. He also has 7 rebounds.

Purdue 65, Rutgers 38

Rutgers hasn’t made a field goal since the 6:45 mark. Purdue is shooting 63% from the floor while Rutgers is at 33%.

Braden Smith leads all scorers with 13 points while Zach Edey has 12 points and 5 rebounds. Camden Heide scored 11 points and Lance Jones has 10.

Purdue 52, Rutgers 33

Rutgers got close early on, but the Boilermakers are now up by double figures. Braden Smith has 13 points.

Purdue 43, Rutgers 27

The Scarlet Knights cut Purdue’s lead to 22-21 after Gavin Griffiths made a layup. The Boilermakers responded with a Camden Heide 3-pointer. Both teams have been called for technical fouls so far. Most recently, Heide was T’d up after his 3.

Purdue 25, Rutgers 21

Purdue is hitting its shots and is 4 for 4 from the floor. But Rutgers has been aggressive on the boards and has 5 offensive rebounds already.

Purdue 11, Rutgers 9

7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana.


Radio: Purdue Sports Network (96.5 FM in Lafayette, 1260 AM in Indianapolis), with Rob Blackman (play-by-play) and Bobby Riddell (analysis).

Streaming: SiriusXM Channels 196 and 958, Varsity Network, FuboSling

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Day, date location, opponent time, TV/result
Oct. 28, Saturday at Arkansas (exhibition) L, 81-77, OT
Nov. 1, Wednesday vs. Grace (exhibition) W, 98-51
Nov. 6, Monday vs. Samford W, 98-46
Nov. 10, Friday vs. Morehead State W, 87-57
Nov. 13, Monday vs. Xavier W, 83-71
Nov. 20, Monday vs. Gonzaga in Hawaii W, 73-63
Nov. 21, Tuesday vs. Tennessee in Hawaii W, 71-67
Nov. 22, Wednesday vs. Marquette in Hawaii W, 78-75
Nov. 28, Tuesday vs. Texas Southern W, 99-67
Dec. 1, Friday at Northwestern L, 92-88, OT
Dec. 4, Monday vs. Iowa W, 87-68
Dec. 9, Saturday vs. Alabama in Toronto W, 92-86
Dec. 16, Saturday vs. Arizona in Indianapolis W, 92-84
Dec. 21, Thursday vs. Jacksonville W, 100-57
Dec. 29, Friday vs. Eastern Kentucky W, 80-53
Jan. 2, Tuesday at Maryland W, 67-53
Jan. 5, Friday vs. Illinois W, 83-78
Jan. 9, Tuesday at Nebraska L, 88-72
Jan. 13, Saturday vs. Penn State W, 95-78
Jan. 16, Tuesday at Indiana W, 87-66
Jan. 20, Saturday at Iowa W, 84-70
Jan. 23, Tuesday vs. Michigan W, 99-67
Jan. 28, Sunday at Rutgers W, 68-60
Jan. 31, Wednesday vs. Northwestern W, 105-96, OT
Feb. 4, Sunday at Wisconsin W, 75-69
Feb. 10, Saturday vs. Indiana W, 79-59
Feb. 15, Thursday vs. Minnesota W, 84-76
Feb. 18, Sunday at Ohio State L, 73-69
Feb. 22, Thursday vs. Rutgers 7 p.m., FS1
Feb. 25, Sunday at Michigan 2 p.m., CBS
March 2, Saturday vs. Michigan State 8 p.m., Fox
March 5, Tuesday at Illinois 7 p.m., Peacock
March 10, Sunday vs. Wisconsin 12:30 p.m., Fox
March 13-17 Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis