Updated: Sunday, 17 Mar 2013, 10:46 PM EDT
Published : Sunday, 17 Mar 2013, 10:46 PM EDT
Purdue will host Western Illinois in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational.
The Boilermakers and the Leathernecks face off Wednesday, 6pm in Mackey Arena. It’s Purdue’s first ever appearance in the tournament.
“We’re happy for the chance to continue our season and excited that the Gazelle Group afforded us this opportunity,” Purdue head coach Matt Painter said in a press release this evening. “I’m confident that this will be a positive step for the future of our program.”
The Boilermakers are 4-0 historically against Western Illinois.