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cliffbrunt

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Purdue needs to avoid collapse

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Purdue is struggling after a loss to Northwestern that, in some ways, was worse than the loss to Indiana.

What's next for Hammons?

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Now that A.J. Hammons has dominated Cody Zeller and everyone knows how good he can be, what's next for the big man?

Looking back at the keys to IU-Purdue, analyzing what happened

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Several days ago, I posted 10 things that could help Purdue upset IU. Clearly, few of them happened. But one did -- Hammons beat up on Zeller. Here's a breakdown.

Larry Clisby talks about state of the program

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ISL's Doug Griffiths talks to Purdue radio voice Larry Clisby about the state of the Purdue program. Also: Brunt looks into the Ferrell vs. Johnson matchup Ferrell vs. Johnson

Brunt: Ten ways Purdue can beat Indiana

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I have covered Indiana and Purdue all year and don't believe the difference between the teams is all that great, though Indiana will be a clear favorite on Wednesday night. Purdue has some advantages and could win it if a series of things goes right. Here are some keys to the game.

D.J. Byrd re-emerges as teammates improve

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D.J. Byrd struggled in December, but now that he's letting the game come to him and his teammates have improved, he looks like himself again. He's hit 11 of 20 threes the past three games.

Best of Huggins' postgame rant

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Usually focus on Purdue, but Huggins' 11-minute rip job after the loss to Purdue was epic. I include the best quotes from it.

Hammons emerging as a star

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Purdue center A.J. Hammons is having a huge impact on both ends of the floor, and he's just scratching the surface in terms of what he can do. This story looks at his growth, his success so far and his potential.

Freshmen can't play young anymore

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ISL's Cliff Brunt says Purdue's freshmen have played enough to raise the level of expectations. They need to mature quickly and take advantage of a stretch of mostly winnable games before playing IU.

Top 10 athletes

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Hummel, Boudia on ISL's list of Top 10 Indiana athletes of 2012.

Why Purdue's win over Illinois isn't all that shocking

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ISL's Cliff Brunt breaks down why Purdue's victory over Illinois is simply talent coming together rather than a shocking upset. Includes link to Reuters game story on Chicago Tribune site.

Purdue-ND pics

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Ben Fahrbach with 27 pics of the Notre Dame-Purdue game.

Burke needs to ensure Hazell isn't another black coach given little chance to win

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I hope Morgan Burke gives Hazell a chance to succeed. Many other black coaches have been given dead end jobs. As a black man, I'd like to see the first black coach in the conference in 10 years do well.

Purdue radio voice Tim Newton assesses football program

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Purdue radio man Tim Newton believes the decision on Danny Hope already has been made.

1 yr later: Story behind Twitpic of Hummel shooting free throws at 11:20 p.m.

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It's been 365 days since Robbie Hummel missed those free throws against High Point and I took a Twitpic of him shooting free throws that night that absolutely exploded on social media. To this day, the pic has been viewed more than 12,000 times. Here is the story behind it. You can check www.twitter.com/cliffbrunt_isl to see what Hummel had to say about it today.

Finally, a good week for Hope

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The perfect storm ends for Hope with win over Iowa, IU's loss to Wisconsin. Assessing where both teams stand.

Doug Griffiths' Big Ten picks: Can Purdue get one? Can IU get closer to Indy?

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ISL's Doug Griffiths makes his Big Ten picks. He currently has a 63-16 record for the season. He thinks the Boilers and Hoosiers will be competitive this weekend, but will they win?

How Robert Marve's faith could save Purdue's season

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Robert Marve's faith through the trial of recovering from three ACL tears has inspired his teammates and given them someone to rally around.

Chris Goff: Five questions about the Pacers heading into season

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ISL's Chris Goff looks at 5 questions about the Pacers heading into the season.

Purdue failure made worse by IU's revival

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Purdue needs to get some wins before IU gains more momentum. Purdue's failure at Minnesota and Indiana's win at Illinois changed the perspective for the programs.

Purdue won't have "down year" under Painter

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ISL's Cliff Brunt examines the possibility that Purdue's program is beyond the point where a dip can be expected when key players move on.

Danny Hope can't afford to lose to Minnesota

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Saturday's game at Minnesota will be the most important of Hope's career.

Doug Griffiths' Big Ten picks

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ISL's Doug Griffiths makes his Big Ten picks. He's 51-11 this season. Big Ten picks

Purdue must refocus to become bowl eligible

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The whole conversation changed after Purdue's blowout loss to Wisconsin.

Chris Goff: Hansbrough leads Pacers past Wolves

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Chris Goff breaks down Indiana's preseason win, which included a strong performance by Ben Hansbrough.

Griffiths' Big Ten picks: Hope needs win vs. Wisconsin

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Doug Griffiths says Danny Hope desperately needs a win vs. Wisconsin.

Hope says Boilers weren't "fat and sassy" heading into Michigan

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Hope says the Boilermakers lost to Michigan because they got outplayed, not because they weren't focused after a week of hearing how great they were.

Could Purdue be better off after loss to Michigan?

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Michigan loss could be blessing in disguise for Purdue.

Doug Griffiths remembers the 1988 ND-Miami classic

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Griffiths was a college student when he attended the "Catholics vs. Convicts" game in 1988. This is told from a Notre Dame perspective, but still worth sharing.

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