WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue faces three BCS-conference foes in a 13-day November span, then plays Notre Dame and Xavier in December all before starting Big Ten play.
The full schedule was released Thursday.
Highlights include a New York trip during which Purdue will play Villanova and either Alabama or Oregon State, a Nov. 28 game at Clemson, a Dec. 1 home game against Xavier and the Dec. 15 matchup against Notre Dame in Indianapolis. Lamar, coached by Bob Knight’s son, Pat, visits Purdue on Dec. 4.
The Boilermakers also face West Virginia on Jan. 19.
Purdue opens Big Ten play Jan. 2 at home against Illinois, and its toughest stretch comes with four of five games on the road in February. Indiana visits West Lafayette on Jan. 30.
Oct. 30, Montevallo, TBA (Exhibition)
Nov. 3, Newberry, TBA (Exhibition)
Nov. 9, vs. TBA
Nov. 11, vs. TBA
Nov. 15, Villanova at New York, TBA
Nov. 16, Alabama or Oregon St. at New York, TBA
Nov. 21, North Carolina-Wilmington, TBA
Nov. 28, at Clemson, 7:15 p.m.
Dec. 1, Xavier, TBA
Dec. 4, Lamar, TBA
Dec. 8, at Eastern Michigan, TBA
Dec. 15, Notre Dame at Indianapolis, TBA
Dec. 18, Ball State, TBA
Dec. 29, William & Mary, TBA
Jan. 2, Illinois
Jan. 5, at Michigan State
Jan. 8, Ohio State
Jan. 13, Penn State
Jan. 16, at Nebraska
Jan. 19, West Virginia, TBA
Jan. 24, at Michigan
Jan. 27, Iowa
Jan. 30, Indiana
Feb. 2, at Northwestern
Feb. 5, at Penn State
Feb. 9, Michigan State
Feb. 13, at Illinois
Feb. 16, at Indiana
Feb. 24, Northwestern
Feb. 27, at Iowa
March 2 or 3, at Wisconsin
March 6, Michigan
March 9, Minnesota
March 14-17, Big Ten tournament at Chicago