Early this morning I left West Lafayette headed to Kansas City to photograph Purdue’s first Sweet 16 game since 2010 and arrived just in time for open practice the day before the big game.

I arrived just before noon, parked, got my credential, and walked around for bit – experiencing the arena and figuring out where everything is.

Tonight, the Marriott here in Kansas City was showing off some Purdue pride:

But earlier today at 1 o’clock sharp, Purdue’s open practice began. Here are a few of my favorite photos:

In case you missed it and want to see the full-gallery, you can check that out here!

See you tomorrow on the other side, hopefully after a big time Boilermaker win!