NCAA Tournament History for Purdue

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 42-31, 0.575

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2019Big TenSouth3
  • beat S 14 Old Dominion 61-48
  • beat S 6 Villanova 87-61
  • +beat S 2 Tennessee 99-94, OT
  • lost to S 1 Virginia 75-80, OT
  • 2018Big TenEast2
  • beat E 15 CS Fullerton 74-48
  • beat E 10 Butler 76-73
  • -lost to E 3 Texas Tech 65-78
  • 2017Big TenMidwest4
  • beat M 13 Vermont 80-70
  • beat M 5 Iowa State 80-76
  • lost to M 1 Kansas 66-98
  • 2016Big TenMidwest5
  • -lost to M 12 Ark-Little Rock 83-85, 2 OT
  • 2015Big TenMidwest9
  • lost to M 8 Cincinnati 65-66, OT
  • 2012Big TenMidwest10
  • +beat M 7 St. Mary's 72-69
  • lost to M 2 Kansas 60-63
  • 2011Big Ten3
  • beat SW 14 St. Peter's 65-43
  • -lost to SW 11 VCU 76-94
  • 2010Big TenSouth4
  • beat S 13 Siena 72-64
  • beat S 5 Texas A&M 63-61, OT
  • lost to S 1 Duke 57-70
  • 2009Big TenWest5
  • beat W 12 Northern Iowa 61-56
  • +beat W 4 Washington 76-74
  • lost to W 1 Connecticut 60-72
  • 2008Big TenWest6
  • beat W 11 Baylor 90-79
  • lost to W 3 Xavier 78-85
  • 2007Big TenMidwest9
  • +beat M 8 Arizona 72-63
  • lost to M 1 Florida 67-74
  • 2003Big TenSouth9
  • +beat S 8 LSU 80-56
  • lost to S 1 Texas 67-77
  • 2000Big TenWest6
  • beat W 11 Dayton 62-61
  • +beat W 3 Oklahoma 66-62
  • beat W 10 Gonzaga 75-66
  • -lost to W 8 Wisconsin 60-64
  • 1999Big TenEast10
  • +beat E 7 Texas 58-54
  • +beat E 2 Miami-Florida 73-63
  • lost to E 6 Temple 55-77
  • 1998Big TenMidwest2
  • beat M 15 Delaware 95-56
  • beat M 10 Detroit 80-65
  • -lost to M 3 Stanford 59-67
  • 1997Big TenSoutheast8
  • beat SE 9 Rhode Island 83-76, OT
  • lost to SE 1 Kansas 61-75
  • 1996Big TenWest1
  • beat W 16 Western Car 73-71
  • -lost to W 8 Georgia 69-76
  • 1995Big TenMidwest3
  • beat M 14 Wis-Green Bay 49-48
  • -lost to M 6 Memphis 73-75
  • 1994Big TenSoutheast1
  • beat SE 16 UCF 98-67
  • beat SE 9 Alabama 83-73
  • beat SE 4 Kansas 83-78
  • -lost to SE 2 Duke 60-69
  • 1993Big TenEast9
  • lost to E 8 Rhode Island 68-74
  • 1991Big TenEast7
  • -lost to E 10 Temple 63-80
  • 1990Big TenMidwest2
  • beat M 15 UL-Monroe 75-63
  • -lost to M 10 Texas 72-73
  • 1988Big TenMidwest1
  • beat M 16 Fairleigh Dickinson 94-79
  • beat M 9 Memphis 100-73
  • -lost to M 4 Kansas St 70-73
  • 1987Big TenEast3
  • beat E 14 Northeastern 104-95
  • -lost to E 6 Florida 66-85
  • 1986Big TenSoutheast6
  • -lost to SE 11 LSU 87-94, 2 OT
  • 1985Big TenSoutheast6
  • -lost to SE 11 Auburn 58-59
  • 1984Big TenMidwest3
  • -lost to M 6 Memphis 48-66
  • 1983Big TenMideast5
  • beat ME 12 Robert Morris 55-53
  • lost to ME 4 Arkansas 68-78
  • 1980Big TenMideast6
  • beat ME 11 La Salle 90-82
  • +beat ME 3 St. John's 87-72
  • +beat ME 2 Indiana 76-69
  • +beat ME 4 Duke 68-60
  • -lost to W 8 UCLA 62-67
  • +beat E 5 Iowa 75-58
  • 1977Big TenEast
  • lost to North Carolina 66-69
  • 1969Big TenMideast
  • beat Miami-Ohio 91-71
  • beat Marquette 75-73, OT
  • beat North Carolina 92-65
  • lost to UCLA 72-92