Purdue needs to win them all to go bowling
Purdue is running out of time to save its season.
The Boilermakers have lost their first five Big Ten games and need to win out to become bowl-eligible. Purdue (3-6, 0-5) travels to Iowa on Saturday with its season on the line.
The Boilermakers said they were fired up after the previous week's 44-28 loss at Minnesota and expected a better performance last Saturday against Penn State.
Purdue grabbed an early lead against the Nittany Lions before falling apart and losing 34-9.
The Boilermakers went 3-1 in nonconference play, including a close loss to Notre Dame, but they have been outscored 189-86 in league games. Hope said the message to his players is that he still believes in them, but they need to get it together.
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