Purdue (30-6) is scheduled to matchup against Texas Tech (26-9) this Friday, March 23rd. Tip-off is at 9:57pm ET and the game will be playing live on TBS, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Purdue is a -1.5 favorite in this game, 73.9% have picked Purdue to cover the spread. The over/under betting line for total number of points scored is 137.5, 60% have picked the over.
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Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Carsen Edwards||Jarrett Culver (G)|
|Vincent Edwards||Keenan Evans (G)|
|Matt Haarms||Justin Gray (G)|
|Dakota Mathias||Zhaire Smith (G)|
|P.J. Thompson||Norense Odiase (C)|
Purdue Game Summary
Purdue won their last game against Butler, 76-73 on Sunday, March 18th. Vincent Edwards (Purdue) scored a team-high 20 points for the winning team, making 6 of 8 attempts from the field for a 75% field goal percentage. In 27 minutes, he collected 20 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block and 2 threes with 3 turnovers. Kelan Martin led Butler's team in scoring with 29 points, while shooting 9 of 18 (50%) from the field. In 38 minutes, Martin added to his stat line, 29 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 3 threes with 3 turnovers.
Texas Tech Game Summary
Texas Tech won their last game against Florida, 69-66 on Saturday, March 17th. Texas Tech's Keenan Evans scored a team-high 22 points in the win, hitting 8 of 14 shots from the field for a 57.1% field goal percentage. In 32 minutes, he collected 22 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 threes with 4 turnovers. Jalen Hudson led Florida's team in scoring with 23 points, while shooting 50% from the field (making 8 of 16 attempts). In 32 minutes, Hudson added 23 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 2 threes with 1 turnover.
Purdue needed every minute of their second-round matchup to take down Butler, riding Vincent Edwards and his 20 points. Can freshman center Matt Haarms play well enough against a much bigger Texas Tech squad as Purdue is still likely to be without starting center Isaac Haas?
Texas Tech and Florida fought it out in an incredible game on Saturday, and the Red Raiders showed they can hoop with anyone. I like them to move on to the Elite Eight.
Texas Tech: 67
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