Purdue’s Latest Tourney Collapse Was an Incomprehensible Meltdown

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Sports Illustrated

By Pat Forde The Boilermakers’ disastrous loss to Fairleigh Dickinson is the worst of a trifecta of NCAA tournament catastrophes. If you thought UMBC beating Virginia was incomprehensible … If you thought March Madness No. 1 seeds couldn’t get anymore shockingly collapsible … If you thought you’d seen the outer edge of NCAA tournament shock … Get a load of Fairleigh Dickinson beating Purdue. My god. Tony Bennett, you’re off the hook. Turns out, the Thursday column on Virginia’s collapse was premature. At least the Cavaliers have that one national championship, while Purdue has absolutely nothi…

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