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Purdue fans in Indianapolis for NCAA Tournament

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Posted at 11:00 AM, Mar 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-23 11:32:21-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue fans turned out in big numbers for Friday night's "home" game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse — only an hour away from Mackey Arena in West Lafayette.

WRTV caught up with Boilermaker fans before the sold out showdown against Grambling State.

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Hundreds of people wearing their black and gold gear covered Pennsylvania St. as they waited for the Fieldhouse doors to open.

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The Boilermaker confidence soared. "It's our year," one fan said.

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Fans were relieved by the Boilermakers making it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, with a 78-50 victory.

Zach Edey also had a record-breaking game, scoring the first 30-20 March Madness game since 1995.


Purdue plays Utah State at 2:40 p.m. at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.