Men's Basketball Heads Into Big Ten Tournament as No. 7 Seed

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Senior D.J. Byrd and the Boilermakers will face 10th-seeded Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
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Senior D.J. Byrd and the Boilermakers will face 10th-seeded Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

March 10, 2013

Big Ten Tournament Central

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - With wins in two of its last three regular-season games, the Purdue men's basketball team claimed the No. 7 seed at this week's Big Ten Tournament in Chicago.

The Boilermakers will face 10th-seeded Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday at the United Center. The game will be televised on ESPN2 with Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich and Samantha Ponder on the call.

A win on Thursday would send Purdue into a quarterfinal matchup with second-seeded Ohio State at 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday.

The Boilers defeated Nebraska, 79-61, in the first round of the 2012 Big Ten Tournament before falling to a third-seeded Ohio State team in the quarterfinals.