How to Watch Purdue vs. Northwestern Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 31

The No. 2 Purdue Boilermakers (19-2, 8-2 Big Ten) will try to build on a five-game winning streak when they host the Northwestern Wildcats (15-5, 6-3 Big Ten) at 6:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at Mackey Arena. The contest airs on Big Ten Network.

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Boilermakers vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Venue: Mackey Arena

Boilermakers Insights

  • Purdue is giving up 68.8 points per game this year (107th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really played well offensively, averaging 84.9 points per contest (14th-best).
  • The Boilermakers are thriving when it comes to rebounding, as they rank 15th-best in college basketball in boards (41.2 per game) and 13th-best in rebounds allowed (30.4 per contest).
  • With 18.7 dimes per game, Purdue ranks fifth-best in college basketball in the category.
  • With 11.3 turnovers per game, the Boilermakers are 156th in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per contest, which ranks 312th in college basketball.
  • Purdue is sinking 8.8 threes per game this year (60th-ranked in college basketball), and it has a 40% three-point percentage (fifth-best).
  • The Boilermakers are giving up 7.5 treys per game (207th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 30.7% (51st-ranked) from downtown.
  • Purdue has taken 63.1% two-pointers and 36.9% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s buckets, 69.9% are two-pointers and 30.1% are threes.

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Wildcats Insights

  • In 2023-24, Northwestern is 180th in the country offensively (74.4 points scored per game) and 95th on defense (68.2 points conceded).
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are worst in the nation in rebounds (30.3 per game) and 91st in rebounds allowed (33.2).
  • With 16.1 assists per game, Northwestern is 39th in the nation.
  • In terms of turnovers, the Wildcats are fourth-best in the country in committing them (8.2 per game). They are 66th in forcing them (13.3 per game).
  • Northwestern is 121st in the country in 3-pointers made (8.1 per game) and 24th-best in 3-point percentage (38.1%).
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 153rd in the country in 3-pointers allowed (7.1 per game) and 319th in defensive 3-point percentage (35.9%).
  • Northwestern takes 36.8% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 29.5% of its made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, it takes 63.2% of its shots, with 70.5% of its makes coming from there.

Boilermakers Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Boilermakers is Zach Edey, who puts up 23 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.
  • Purdue’s best passer is Braden Smith, who averages seven assists per game to go with his 12.1 PPG scoring average.
  • Lance Jones leads the Boilermakers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of two shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Smith and Edey lead Purdue on the defensive end, with Smith leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Edey in blocks averaging 2.3 per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • The Wildcats’ Boo Buie averages enough points (18.5 per game) and assists (5.2 per game) to top the team’s leaderboards.
  • Brooks Barnhizer grabs 6.5 rebounds per game (he also scores 14.7 points per game and adds 2.9 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Northwestern rebounding leaderboard.
  • Ty Berry is the most prolific from deep for the Wildcats, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Barnhizer (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Northwestern while Matthew Nicholson (1.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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