Purdue vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Purdue vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The No. 1 seed Purdue Boilermakers (29-5) and the No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (20-15) will meet in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 6:50 PM. The matchup airs on TNT.

In its previous game, Purdue defeated Penn State on Sunday, 67-65. Zach Edey scored a team-high 30 points (and chipped in one assist and 13 rebounds). In its most recent game, Fairleigh Dickinson topped Texas Southern on Wednesday, 84-61. Its high scorer was Ansley Almonor with 23 points.

When is Purdue vs. Fairleigh Dickinson and when does it start?

This contest between the Boilermakers and Knights will happen on Friday, March 17, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 6:50 PM ET.

Where to Watch Purdue vs. Fairleigh Dickinson

The Boilermakers and Knights will take to the floor at Nationwide Arena for this matchup on March 17, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TNT.

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Game Preview

Purdue Stats, Odds & Insights

Purdue averages 73.1 points per game (141st in college basketball) while giving up 62.7 per contest (20th in college basketball). It has a +352 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 10.4 points per game.

The Boilermakers post only 1.4 fewer points than the Knights allow (74.5).

Purdue knocks down 6.9 three-pointers per game (238th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.5. It shoots 32.6% from deep while its opponents hit 31.4% from long range.

In home games, the Boilermakers are scoring 9.9 more points per game (76.3) than they are when playing on the road (66.4).

Purdue has been scoring 70.8 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 73.1 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Fairleigh Dickinson Stats, Odds & Insights

Fairleigh Dickinson outscores opponents by 3.5 points per game (posting 78.0 points per game, 38th in college basketball, and giving up 74.5 per contest, 304th in college basketball) and has a +122 scoring differential.

The Knights’ 78.0 points per game are 15.3 more than the Boilermakers allow.

Fairleigh Dickinson connects on 8.2 three-pointers per game (93rd in college basketball) at a 34.8% rate (149th in college basketball), compared to the 7.5 its opponents make, shooting 36.1% from beyond the arc.

The Knights are putting up more points at home (81.5 per game) than away (73.7).

Fairleigh Dickinson is scoring 76.6 points per contest over its previous 10 games, which is 1.4 fewer points than its average for the season (78.0).

Boilermakers Key Players to Watch

Boilermakers Leaders
Zach Edey 33 22.3 12.8 1.5 0.2 2.1 0.0
Fletcher Loyer 34 10.9 1.7 2.5 0.6 0.1 1.6
Braden Smith 34 9.8 4.2 4.3 1.2 0.2 1.1
Mason Gillis 31 6.7 3.7 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.2
Brandon Newman 34 6.1 3.1 1.1 0.5 0.3 1.0

Knights Key Players to Watch

Knights Leaders
Demetre Roberts 35 16.6 3.0 4.3 1.3 0.1 1.8
Grant Singleton 34 14.3 3.7 3.4 1.9 0.1 2.2
Ansley Almonor 34 14.1 4.8 1.4 0.5 0.7 2.1
Joe Munden Jr. 28 10.7 4.9 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.8
Heru Bligen 26 7.5 3.6 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.