NCAA Basketball Betting – South Dakota State vs. Purdue

NCAA basketball betting on Friday includes a tournament matchup in the Paradise Jam between South Dakota State and 7th ranked Purdue.

This college basketball betting tournament will take place from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands at the UVI Center.

NCAA basketball betting has the Boilermakers at 27-8 all-time in invitational tournaments outside the continental United States. The Boilermakers will look to start a season with consecutive wins for the fifth time in as many years under head coach Matt Painter.  The Boilermakers won their first NCAA basketball betting contest this season as they routed Cal State Northridge.  Robbie Hummel had 17 points in the college basketball betting win.  Purdue forced Northridge into 25 turnovers in the NCAA basketball betting victory. JaJuan Johnson had 15 points against Northridge and now has scored in double-figures in six-consecutive college basketball betting games.

This will be the first ever NCAA basketball betting meeting between Purdue and South Dakota State. Purdue is 8-0 all-time against teams that are in the Summit League. NCAA basketball betting shows that they have defeated Western Illinois four times, IPFW a total of three times and Oakland once. Last college basketball betting season it was Purdue defeating IPFW by a score of 70-55.

NCAA basketball betting has Purdue at #7 in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today preseason rankings.  It is the first time Purdue has been in the AP Preseason Top 10 since the 1997-98 campaign as NCAA basketball betting info indicated. The Boilermakers have been ranked in the AP poll for 27-consecutive NCAA basketball betting weeks.

Purdue is led in NCAA basketball betting by juniors Robbie Hummel and E’Twaun Moore. They have been named two of the 50 preseason candidates for the 2010 John R. Wooden Award All-American Team and Player of the Year award. Hummel is also on the watch list for the Naismith Trophy as NCAA basketball betting info indicated. That list is narrowed to 30 in late February, and four finalists are chose in March with the winner being announced at the Final Four.

South Dakota State has already proven this season they can win and impact college basketball betting. They went into Wyoming and blew out the Cowboys 77-61 in NCAA basketball betting as Clint Sargent had 18 points. Kai Williams added 17 points off the bench and Garrett Callahan had 11 points for the Jackrabbits.