How to Watch Purdue vs. Tennessee Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament Elite Eight

The No. 1 seed Purdue Boilermakers (32-4) and No. 2 seed Tennessee Volunteers (27-8) will both look to claim a place in the NCAA Tournament Final Four when they meet on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. The matchup starts at 2:20 PM ET.

To watch the Boilermakers take on the Volunteers, go to CBS.

Boilermakers vs. Volunteers Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 31, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Detroit, Michigan
  • Venue: Little Caesars Arena

Boilermakers Insights

  • Purdue owns a top-25 offense this season, ranking 10th-best in college basketball with 83.8 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranks 97th with 69.4 points allowed per contest.
  • The Boilermakers are thriving when it comes to rebounding, as they rank 11th-best in college basketball in boards (40.6 per game) and fourth-best in rebounds allowed (29.3 per contest).
  • Purdue has been one of the best teams in college basketball when it comes to assists, as it is collecting 19 per game (best in college basketball).
  • The Boilermakers rank 24th-worst in the country with 9.3 forced turnovers per game. Meanwhile, they are averaging 10.8 turnovers per game (133rd-ranked in college basketball).
  • With a 41% three-point percentage this season, Purdue ranks best in the country. It ranks 79th in college basketball by making 8.4 threes per contest.
  • The Boilermakers rank 162nd in the country with 7.2 three-pointers allowed per game this year. Meanwhile, they rank 45th with a 31.4% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
  • Of the shots taken by Purdue in 2023-24, 64.9% of them have been two-pointers (70.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.1% have been three-pointers (29.3%).

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Volunteers Insights

  • Tennessee is 49th in the country in points scored (79.1 per game) and 52nd in points allowed (67.3).
  • The Volunteers grab 39.1 rebounds per game and give up 34.8 boards, ranking 34th and 179th, respectively, in the nation.
  • This season Tennessee is 20th-best in the country in assists at 16.6 per game.
  • The Volunteers are 67th in college basketball in turnovers per game (10) and 89th in turnovers forced (12.3).
  • With 8.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.2% from beyond the arc, Tennessee is 56th and 166th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
  • In 2023-24, the Volunteers are 223rd in the country in 3-pointers conceded (7.6 per game) and 45th in defensive 3-point percentage (31.4%).
  • In 2023-24, Tennessee has attempted 41.1% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 58.9% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 31.8% of Tennessee’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.2% have been 2-pointers.

Boilermakers Leaders

  • Zach Edey leads the Boilermakers in scoring and rebounding, tallying 24.6 points and 12.1 boards per game.
  • Purdue’s best passer is Braden Smith, who averages 7.5 assists per game to go with his 12.3 PPG scoring average.
  • The Boilermakers get the most three-point shooting production out of Lance Jones, who knocks down 2.1 threes per game.
  • The Purdue steals leader is Smith, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Edey, who compiles 2.2 rejections per contest.

Volunteers Leaders

  • Dalton Knecht racks up 21.2 points per game to be the top scorer for the Volunteers.
  • The Tennessee leaders in rebounding and assists are Jonas Aidoo with 7.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 11.7 points and 0.9 assists per game) and Zakai Zeigler with six assists per game (he also tacks on 11.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per game).
  • Knecht is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Volunteers, hitting 2.5 threes per game.
  • Tennessee’s leader in steals is Zeigler with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Aidoo with 1.9 per game.
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