Virginia vs. Purdue in Elite Eight: Game time, prediction, viewing information

College Basketball

Virginia faces Purdue tonight in the South Regional final with a trip to the Final Four on the line.

Virginia advanced to its second Elite Eight in four years after it beat No. 12 seed Oregon 53-49. Ty Jerome led the team with 13 points, and Mamadi Diakite scored the least with seven points. Head Coach Tony Bennett is looking to get to his first Final Four and bring the Cavs back there for the first time since 1984.

Purdue won an overtime thriller against No. 2 seed Tennessee on Thursday. The Boilermakers had a 25-point in the second half before Tennessee stormed back, but Purdue was able to prevail 99-94. Carsen Edwards scored a game-high 29 points, but Ryan Cline stole the show late, hitting seven 3-pointers in the game. Purdue is averaging 13.3 3-pointers made per game in the tournament, the highest of all teams remaining, and hitting them at an incredibly impressive 44 percent.

Brodcast Information:

Virginia Cavaliers at Purdue Boilermakers
March Madness: Elite 8
: Saturday, March 30th | Time: 8:49 pm ET
Location: KFC Yum! Center — Louisville, Kentucky
TV: TBS Sports Network | Live stream: TBS Sports Network

This article was written using a press release and information generated by the two institution’s sports information employees. Media in this article is courtesy of The Action Network. For more college sports, follow us on Twitter @MWSNsports or like our page on Facebook.

Leave a Reply