1987–88 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team

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1987–88 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball
Big Ten Regular season champions (tie)
Conference Big Ten Conference
1987–88 record 29–4 (16–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Gene Keady
Assistant coach Tom Reiter
Assistant coach Kevin Stallings
Assistant coach Bruce Weber
Home arena Mackey Arena
Seasons
1987–88 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Purdue 16 2   .889     29 4   .879
#10 Michigan 13 5   .722     26 8   .765
#17 Iowa 12 6   .667     24 10   .706
#16 Illinois 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
Indiana 11 7   .611     19 10   .655
Ohio State 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Wisconsin 6 12   .333     12 16   .429
Michigan State 5 13   .278     10 18   .357
Minnesota 4 14   .222     10 18   .357
Northwestern 2 16   .111     7 21   .250
Rankings from AP Poll

Regular season[edit]

During the 1988 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, Purdue qualified for the Sweet Sixteen, where they lost to Kansas State.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Midwest
    • Purdue (#1 seed) 94, Fairleigh Dickinson (#16 seed) 79
    • Purdue 100, Memphis (#9 seed) 73
    • Kansas State (#4 seed) 73, Purdue 70

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Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
2 31 Everette Stephens Philadelphia 76ers
2 43 Todd Mitchell Denver Nuggets

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1988
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2009-05-05.