Legend has it Hawaiian sunsets can rid evil spirits. For at least one day, a new sunrise brought an entirely different result for Purdue.
Carson Cunningham called the 1999 Maui Invitational one of the greatest weeks of his basketball life. Purdue went 2-1 that week, playing two Final Four participants, but most importantly a team was formed.
Notre Dame’s defense may have reached the breaking point when it comes to injuries, with Irish coach Brian Kelly referring to the unit as “devastated.” The latest downer: Carroll graduate Drue Tranquill, who started the last two games at free safety, tore an ACL and will require season-ending knee surgery.

Colleges

  • Boilers feel urgency to win Bucket game
    There is usually nothing out of the ordinary when coach Darrell Hazell meets each Sunday with his Purdue football team.
  • Top 4 on alert for rivalry week
    It’s rivalry week, arguably the best lineup of games all season. It doesn’t matter who’s favored or if one team has three wins on the season – anything and everything is possible. All one needs to do is scan the history books to find evidence of title-busting upsets.
  • Leaders unchanged in playoff rankings
    Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.
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