INDIANA VS PURDUE SATURDAY
February 16, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
THE OPENING TIP:The Hoosiers conclude a two-game homestand when they play host to arch-rival Purdue on Saturday afternoon in the 200th meeting between the two teams. IU is coming off a 76-49 win at home against Nebraska, while the Boilermakers fell 79-59 at Illinois. Earlier this season, the Hoosiers posted a 97-60 win over the Boilermakers in West Lafayette.
INDIANA IS: Ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll for the second straight week and eighth week overall this season. In the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, the Hoosiers checked in at No. 2. It is the 52nd week all-time that the Hoosiers have held down the top spot in the AP poll after being in the top spot for the first six weeks of the season. This is the 27th straight week the Hoosiers have been nationally ranked, the most since IU appeared for 71 straight weeks from 1989-94. The Hoosiers are a nation's best 5-0 when facing a nationally ranked opponent. Overall, IU is 6-3 against teams that have been nationally ranked at some point this season.
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