Just don’t screw up.
Purdue is favored on the road by more than 5 points. That is a giant warning bell that things could get rough.
Remember, there is nothing special about this. Just find a way to avoid the bad loss, especially when a win all but clinches an NCAA berth.
From: Lincoln, NE
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021
Tip Time: 5:30 p.m. ET
Location: Lincoln, NE
Arena: Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,500)
Radio: Purdue Radio Network
SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)
Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats
Odds: Purdue by 7.5
2019-20 Record: 7-24, 2-18 Big Ten
2020-21 Record: 5-14, 1-11 Big Ten
Opponent Blog: Corn Nation
Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 16-6
Last Nebraska Win: 70-56 at Nerbaska on 12/15/2019
Last Purdue Win: 75-72 at Nebraska on 2/23/2019
NCAA Tournament History: 7 appearances, last in 2014. Only Major Conference team to never win an NCAA Tournament game.
Coach: Fred Hoiberg (12-38 in 2nd year at Nebraska, 127-94 overall)