A key Big 10 early-season contest highlights the Thursday night college basketball slate when the surging Maryland Terrapins visit the Purdue Boilermakers at 7 p.m. ET. Purdue is an 6.5-point favorite and the over-under for total points scored is set at 148.5.
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