Purdue in NCAA for Fifth Straight Season03/18/2019 The NCAA bracket is set and Purdue is in the big dance for the fifth straight season. The Boilers will play Old Dominion Thursday night at 9:45. Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, and Gonzaga are the tournament’s top seeds. I.U. missed the NCAA for the third straight year, but they did get a number one seed in the National Invitation Tournament. They’ll face Pennsylvania St. Francis Tuesday at 7 at Assembly Hall.