Oh isn’t it nice to have college basketball back! Not only will you be able to check out some great college basketball action on Monday night, but you will also get to see last year’s champs in action as well. The fourth ranked Villanova Wildcats will be hitting the road as they take on the fifteenth ranked Purdue Boilermakers. It will be the only match-up of two ranked teams on Monday.
The defending champs will be hitting the road for their second game of the young college hoops season. The Wildcats opened their season with an 88-48 blowout win at home against the Lafayette Leopards. This is not the same team that won it all last season, but are still loaded with talent, as Sophomore guard Jake Brunson led the team in scoring with 17 points. He was one of four men in double digits, with Senior forward Kris Jenkins, Sophomore guard Mikal Bridges, and Senior guard Josh Hart all above ten points to open the campaign.
As for the Purdue men’s basketball team, their season got off to a very nice start as well. The Boilermakers took down the McNeese State Cowboys by a score of 109-65. Sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan was an absolute force in the opener, as he scored 23 points, pulled in 20 rebounds and had six assists. He wasn’t the only member of the Boilermakers to have a double-double, as Junior forward Vince Edwards also contributed 19 points and 11 boards.
It is the clearcut game of the night, as two of college basketball’s finest go for a big time early season victory. Will the Big East or Big Ten come out on top in this early showdown? There is only one way to find out, and that is to tune into this one!
Here is where you can watch the Villanova Wildcats vs the Purdue Boilermakers live stream on Monday night.
Date: Monday, November 14
Start Time: 7:00 p.m. (EST)
TV Channel: Big Ten Network (BTN)
Live Stream TV: BNT2Go