Team USA (EXH) vs. Team Canada (EXH)
Friday, Aug. 11 / 7 p.m. ET / Purdue Athletics Facebook Live (Larry Clisby, Rob
Carmel, Indiana / Carmel High School

Team USA (EXH) vs. Team Canada (EXH)
Saturday, Aug. 12 / 4 p.m. ET / TBA (Larry Clisby, Rob Blackman)
Lafayette, Indiana / Lafayette Jefferson High School

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue's historic summer gets off to a big start this
weekend, as Team USA will host Team Canada in a pair of exhibition games at area
high schools. The games on Friday and Saturday will be the only tuneups for the
Boilermakers in advance of their trip to Taipei for the 2017 World University Games.

Team USA, made up entirely of Purdue players, will host Team Canada in a pair of
exhibition games on Friday, Aug. 11, and Saturday, Aug. 12, at local high schools.
The two teams will face off at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, on Aug. 11,
beginning at 7 p.m. ET, then play at Lafayette Jefferson High School on Aug. 12,
tipping off at 4 p.m. ET.

Team Canada arrived in West Lafayette on Aug. 6, and has been training in Mackey
Arena in preparation for the World University Games.

Team Canada is heading to Chicago following the game at Lafayette Jefferson to fly
to Taipei, while Team USA will depart West Lafayette in the evening on Sunday, Aug.
13, for a 12:30 a.m. CT, round-trip departure from Chicago to Taipei on Aug. 14. The
squad will land in Taipei at approximately 5:30 a.m. local time on Aug. 15.


* Team USA will be looking for its second straight gold medal in the World
University Games after a Kansas-led team won gold in the 2015 event in South Korea.

* Purdue will be the third university team to play in the World University Games,
joining Kansas (2015) and Northern Iowa (2007).