Where is Purdue Located? Boilermakers Team Information, Roster, Coaches for March Madness NCAA Tournament

Isaiah De Los Santos
Where is Purdue located? Boilermakers team information, roster, coaches for March Madness NCAA Tournament.
Where is Purdue located? Boilermakers team information, roster, coaches for March Madness NCAA Tournament. / Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue is one just two remaining Big Ten teams in the NCAA tournament entering the Sweet 16. The Boilermakers faced little problems dispatching 14-seed Yale in the first round, and they kept their postseason dreams alive after holding off 6-seed Texas in the second round.

Here's everything you need to know about Purdue ahead of the Sweet 16.

Where is Purdue?

Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, IN. The Big 10 school boasts an undergraduate class of over 37,000 students.

Purdue Roster Basketball

#0 - Mason Gillis, So., F
#1 - Brian Waddell, Fr., F
#2 - Eric Hunter Jr., Sr., G
#3 - Caleb Furst, Fr., F
#4 - Trey Kaufman-Renn, Fr., F
#5 - Brandon Newman, So., G
#11 - Isaiah Thompson, Jr., G
#14 - Jared Wulburn, Sr., G
#15 - Zach Edey, So., C
#21 - Matt Frost, Jr., F
#22 - Chase Martin, So., G
#23 - Jaden Ivey, So., G
#24 - Ethan Morton, So., G
#34 - Carson Barrett, So., G
#50 - Trevion Williams, Sr., F
#55 - Sasha Stefanovic, Sr., G

Purdue Coach Basketball

Matt Painter is the head coach of Purdue men's basketball. He has served in his role since 2005 and 2022 will mark his sixth Sweet 16 appearance with the Boilermakers.

Matt Painter: Head Coach
Terry Johnson: Assistant Coach
Brandon Brantley: Assistant Coach
Paul Lusk: Assistant Coach
Elliot Bloom: Director of Basketball Operations

Purdue March Madness

Purdue began its March Madness journey with a 78-56 win over 14-seed Yale in the first round.

The Boilermakers then advanced to the second round, where they faced 6-seed Texas. Painter's squad dispatched the Longhorns 81-71 to set up a date with 15-seed Saint Peter's in the Sweet Sixteen.

Purdue NCAA Tournament History

Purdue has appeared in the NCAA Tournament 32 times. The Boilermakers originally started playing men's basketball in 1896.

When is Purdue Next Game?

Purdue faces Saint Peter's on Friday, March 25 at 7:09 p.m. ET. Their game will air on CBS.

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