1986–87 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team

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1986-87 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball
Big Ten Regular Season Co-Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round, L 66–85 vs. Florida
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #7
1986-87 record 25–5 (15–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Gene Keady
Captain Tim Fischer
Captain Doug Lee
Home arena Mackey Arena
Seasons
« 1985-86 1987-88 »
1986–87 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Indiana 15 3   .833     30 4   .882
#7 Purdue 15 3   .833     25 5   .833
#6 Iowa 14 4   .778     30 5   .857
#11 Illinois 13 5   .722     23 8   .742
Michigan 10 8   .556     20 12   .625
Ohio State 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Michigan State 6 12   .333     11 17   .393
Wisconsin 4 14   .222     14 17   .452
Minnesota 2 16   .111     9 19   .321
Northwestern 2 16   .111     7 21   .250
Rankings from AP Poll)

The 1986–87 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team represented Purdue University during the 1986-87 college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
November 21 Bulgaria Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN
(Exhibition)
W 104–73 
November 28* vs. Stetson #4 Daytona Beach, FL W 97–65  1-0
December 1* Illinois State Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 96–64  2-0
December 6* at Connecticut #4 Hartford Civic CenterHartford, CT W 88–70  3-0
December 8* Wichita State #3 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 77–61  4-0
December 13* at Detroit #3 Detroit, MI W 89–65  5-0
December 20* Tampa #2 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 79–48  6-0
December 22* at Toledo #2 Toledo, OH W 89–67  7-0
December 29* vs. #4 North Carolina #2 Dallas, TX
(Dallas Morning News Classic)
L 81–94  7-1
December 30* vs. Towson State #2 Dallas, TX
(Dallas Morning News Classic)
W 94–58  8-1
January 3 Michigan State #2 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 87–72  9-1 (1-0)
January 5 Michigan #2 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 89–77  10-1 (2-0)
January 8 at Northwestern #6 Evanston, IL W 85–67  11-1 (3-0)
January 10 at Wisconsin #6 Madison, WI W 57–48  12-1 (4-0)
January 14 #6 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 86–59  13-1 (5-0)
January 18* Louisville Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 88–73  14-1
January 19 #2 Iowa #6 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN L 67–70  14-2 (5-1)
January 22 #9 Illinois #5 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 87–86 OT 15-2 (6-1)
January 29 Ohio State #4 Columbus, OH W 75–73  16-2 (7-1)
January 31 at Indiana #4 Bloomington, IN
(Indiana-Purdue rivalry)
L 77–88  16-3 (7-2)
February 5 Wisconsin #7 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 70–62  17-3 (8-2)
February 7 Northwestern #7 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 86–60  18-3 (9-2)
February 12 at #4 Iowa #7 Iowa City, IA W 80–73  19-3 (10-2)
February 14 at Minnesota #7 Minneapolis, MN W 81–73  20-3 (11-2)
February 23 at #14 Illinois #6 Champaign, IL W 76–75 OT 21-3 (12-2)
February 26 #3 Indiana #6 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 75–64  22-3 (13-2)
February 28 Ohio State #6 Mackey Arena • West Lafayette, IN W 87–73  23-3 (14-2)
March 4 at Michigan State #3 East Lansing, MI W 69–59  24-3 (15-2)
March 7 at Michigan #3 Ann Arbor, MI L 68–104  24-4 (15-3)
March 13* vs. Northeastern #7 Syracuse, NY
(NCAA Tournament • First Round)
 29 - Lee  W 104–94  25-4
March 15* vs. Florida #7 Syracuse, NY
(NCAA Tournament • Second Round)
 17 - Lewis/Stephens  L 66–85  25-5
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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