The Purdue defense has been one of the most rock-solid units in the nation in 2021, giving up 72 points or fewer in every game this calendar year. On Friday, the Boilermakers will visit a Penn State squad looking for revenge after an 80-72 defeat in West Lafayette, Ind. in January.
WEST LAFAYETTE - Emily Bretscher's career-best list score in the 3-meter diving competition earned the senior the bronze medal at the Big Ten Divining Championships at Purdue's Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center. She held off 2019 Big Ten 3-meter champion Sarah Bacon from Minnesota by 0.9 tenths of a point for the final place on the podium. Bretscher won the conference championship in the event last year.
The Associated Press Purdue (15-8, 10-6) vs. Penn State (8-12, 5-11) Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Purdue looks for its third straight win over Penn State at Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State's last win at home against the Boilermakers came on Feb. 2, 2014.