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Travis Miller

College Basketball Contributor

Travis is a 2002 graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Communications and minors in Creative Writing and History. He founded the Purdue college sports blog 'Off the Tracks' before moving to SB Nation's umbrella and renaming the blog Hammer & Rails. Travis coordinates SB Nation Indiana's college and high school football coverage. Yes, even the Indiana University coverage (though it pains him to do so). Travis can be barked at on Twitter by IU and Purdue fans alike at @HammerAndRails

MOST RECENT POSTS

2011 NCAA Tournament: Purdue Rolls Over St. Peter's 65-43

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Travis Miller from Hammer & Rails has more reaction from Purdue’s win over St. Peter’s: This was exactly what we needed. It was far from pretty, but you can expect that when you face a strong...

Northwestern Advances In NIT With 70-61 Win Over Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Postseason success is a rarity for Northwestern Basketball. Their long drought without an NCAA Tournament appearances is well noted, but in five previous NIT appearances the Wildcats only have a...

NCAA Bracket 2011: The Big Ten Gets Seven Teams

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The Big Ten has seven teams playing in March Madness for the second time in three years.

2011 Big Ten Tournament Bracket: Michigan Earns Major Bubble Boost With 60-55 Win Over Illinois

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Illinois dictated the pace for most of the game, but Michigan made a late 18-4 run to earn a critical 60-55 win over the Fighting Ilini in the second quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament in...

2011: Big Ten Tournament: Day 2 Will Separate Contenders And Pretenders

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Day two of the Big Ten Tournament always provides plenty of drama. Last year it was Evan Turner hitting a near half court shot to beat Michigan. In 2008 Adam Hoffarber’s miracle shot allowed...

2011 Big Ten Tournament: Indiana Ends Season with 61-55 loss to Penn State

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The Big Ten season began with a 69-60 loss to Penn State at Assembly Hall. it ended with an 61-55 loss to the Nittany Lions just an hour up the road in Indianapolis. the Hoosiers were 9-4 the first...

Hammer & Rails Breaks Down The Seeds

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As the Manager of Purdue’s SBNation site, Hammer & Rails, I recently broke down each seed in the Big Ten Tournament and what each team has to play for. Here is an excerpt: Illinois Fighting Illini...

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