This is almost a no-brainer, but there are some Purdue fans that will think their team can beat the Indiana Hoosiers this year. Reality is that the Hoosiers are far ahead of the Boilers right now as Matt Painter is in a bit of a rebuilding effort from his past teams.
Indiana is the unanimous top pick to win the Big Ten as it enters the season No. 1 in the nation. Purdue, on the other hand, will surely finish in the bottom half of the conference and actually have a battle on its hands to make the tournament.
These are the five reasons why Indiana is ahead of Purdue this season.