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Matt Painter adds a trio of former players to staff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue men's basketball head coach has announced that Spike Albrecht and Tommy Luce will join the Boilermakers' staff as graduate assistants, while P.J. Thompson will remain on the staff and be elevated to director of player development. "Spike, Tommy and P.J., will all be welcome...
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2021-22 Purdue Basketball Homework: Matt Painter

Welcome to the final entry in our homework series, and, as always, it is about coach Matt Painter. One of the many reasons I love having Painter as a coach is his openness to evolve. He is set apart from his peers because he is willing to adapt to his team’s strengths in individual seasons. Sure, it often takes some time to find what those strengths are, but once he does, Purdue thrives.
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Managed Expectations: Just How Good is Matt Painter in March?

Matt Painter, Isaac Haas, Robbie Hummel, Duke Blue Devils men's basketball, Lewis Jackson, Kansas, Cal State Fullerton Titans men's basketball, Oklahoma, Arizona, Missouri. I am ride or die with Coach Painter. He has earned enough goodwill over 16 seasons that barring an utter collapse (I am talking three straight years minimum of missed NCAA Tournaments) he is staying at Purdue as long as he wants. His 2019 coaching job remains his best, and his regular season job this year was fantastic.

Matt Painter discusses development of freshman center Zach Edey

Zach Edey was one of the biggest matchup problems for Purdue’s opponents during the regular season. The 7-foot-4 freshman came in off the bench for the Boilermakers and saw dramatic improvement in his post-up game, defensive effort and free throw shooting throughout the course of the season. At times late...

IU sportswriter pens a masterpiece: what-if Matt Painter coached IU FanFic

This must to be the most embarrassing thing that I have ever read from any sports fan. A literal manifestation of lust, splurted onto a keyboard, about your arch rival’s coach LOL. The details in this FanFic are enough to make you spit out your coffee, including a steamy Painter-Knight sleepover at ol Bobby’s house where our boy Matt begs for his "dream school’s" daddy to offer him. After a tantalizing pondering by our golden hero, Bob finally extends that offer to Painter. Matt says yes immediately, and then makes the most painful phone call of his life to Gene - OH I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE whew, sorry about that, gonna have to save the rest for later ;)

Watch: Purdue’s Matt Painter discusses 67-58 win over Indiana

Purdue head coach Matt Painter discussed a 67-58 win over Indiana on Saturday afternoon at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Ind. Indiana (12-14, 7-12) will play in the Big Ten Tournament next Thursday in Indianapolis. Video credit — Find us on Facebook: thedailyhoosier. You can follow us on Twitter:...

Matt Painter says it's 'unlikely' previously postponed Purdue-Nebraska game gets rescheduled.

A postponed game between No. 23 Purdue and Nebraska will not likely be rescheduled, according to Boilermakers head coach Matt Painter. On Monday, Painter told reporters that it seemed unlikely that the contest would be made up, meaning the Boilermakers would end the season with 19 conference games instead of 20. The original date of the game was set for Jan. 5 at Mackey Arena.
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Matt Painter on Purdue's win over Nebraska

Purdue head coach Matt Painter explains how the Boilermakers were able to use a 19-4 second half run to pull away from Nebraska in a 75-58 win in Lincoln. NCAA official says working for Bobby Knight helped prepare him for pandemic planning. Big Ten: Limited number of fans at 2021...