Purdue, Indiana drop hype videos ahead of Thursday night's rivalry clash
Indiana will host Purdue on Thursday in a showdown between in-state B1G rivals. Both programs dropped hype videos in advance of the clash.
It’s not a sport. It’s a way of life. pic.twitter.com/8vqK2FD3kn
— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) January 14, 2021
😤This isn’t just another road game.
— Purdue Mens Basketball (@BoilerBall) January 14, 2021
The intensity on both sides is palpable. Basketball is life in Indiana and those hype videos are further proof of it.
Purdue is riding a seven-game winning streak in the series. Indiana hasn’t defeated Purdue since Feb. 20, 2016. Purdue has won 11 of the last 12 meeting dating back to 2014.
Indiana and Purdue have identical 8-5 records overall and 3-3 records in B1G play. Both teams are coming off road victories: Indiana over Nebraska (84-76) and Purdue over Michigan State (55-54).
Junior forward Trevion Williams leads Purdue in points (15.0) and rebounds (9.5) per game. Sophomore forward Trayce Jackson-Davis is tops for Indiana in points (20.1), rebounds (9.3), and blocks (1.9) per game.