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Another win adds to Purdue's credibility

Boilermakers defeat West Virginia to close out nonconference play

Updated: January 2, 2010, 8:41 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue has always felt old-school when it wins.

There's no reason that the Boilermakers can't get a top-rated recruiting class with players who are NBA-ready after a season to lead them toward a Big Ten title or a Final Four.

But that strategy just doesn't seem to fit here. Nope. Instead, the Purdue way under Gene Keady and now Matt Painter always seems to be about maturation, development and poise under pressure by upperclassmen.

The baby Boilers ...

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