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!

Scoop Poll:

How many games will IU football win?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Assembly Hall Renovation

  • Hoosier Clarion:

    To say Coach Crean Hired AD Glass is infantile absurdity and insulting [...]

  • Harvard for Hillbillies:

    Punjab- You know I love ya, man. Always told you that Scoop needs m [...]

  • Harvard for Hillbillies:

    Chuck Martin is a fine backup plan. It's just too damn bad we didn't [...]

  • Harvard for Hillbillies:

    Winning a championship is not the unreasonable standard that will seal [...]

  • TeddyC:

    Ten days arrest-free! Go Hoosiers!!! [...]

  • vesuvius13:

    This is a great time of year as we head into the first game of the yea [...]

  • Podunker:

    Punjab, I salute you for #56. But what "we can chalk it up to" is del [...]


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