Indiana-Purdue volleyball pre-match


Sure to be a hot time in the ol’ U Gym tonight as the Big Ten volleyball season starts for unbeaten host Indiana and arch-rival Purdue.

The place is pretty packed with Crimson-clad fans, but Purdue partisans also have a section behind the Boilermaker bench, as IU is currently completing its warmup. Not that much warmup is needed — it’s toasty in here already.

Purdue enters 9-2 and in possession of The Monon Spike, the traveling trophy for the series that is not at stake tonight (it is always awarded to the winner of the second match between the squads each season). The teams split last year, but Purdue won at IU in the second match to claim the Spike.

Sitting on an upper press row immediately behind Ashley Benson’s father Kent Benson, the All-American IU basketball center, so here’s hoping he doesn’t stand up throughout.

For those wishing to watch the match, it’s being broadcast live on the Big Ten network.

Share the Scoop!

Comments are closed.

Merchandise

Scoop Poll:

Who will be IU's starting quarterback this fall?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Indiana football spring game 2016

  • Chet:

    Elliot is very talented. The Cowboys offensive line is, on paper and [...]

  • Harvard for Hillbillies:

    Maybe, in retrospect, it wasn't such a negative that Ditka didn't give [...]

  • iuhoosier1992:

    My bad. Chet, Ditka has always said and sometimes with tears in his e [...]

  • Chet:

    To be fair, he was the class of the dreadful NFC Central for a few yea [...]

  • Chet:

    Po, his treatment of Sweetness is the main reason I've never had a ver [...]

  • Chet:

    ...and Calvin Hill...who was actually pretty good. [...]

  • Chet:

    Not quite. Dallas also used first round picks on running backs Bi [...]


Find Notre Dame football coverage on NDInsider.com. © Hoosier Times Inc., all rights reserved.