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Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university.
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university. « Show less

Top Purdue Boilermakers Articles

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  • Terps' Brenda Frese voted Big Ten Coach of the Year

    Terps' Brenda Frese voted Big Ten Coach of the Year
    After a perfect conference record in its first season in the Big Ten, the No. 4 Maryland women's basketball team received a handful of individual honors Monday night. Most notably, Brenda Frese was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in separate voting...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.) 1. Wisconsin (26-3, 14-2; 1): The Badgers clinched at least a share of the Big Ten championship with a victory against Michigan State. Up next: Thursday at Minnesota. 2. Maryland (24-5, 12-4; 2): The...
  • Maternity Madness: Illini coach John Groce's wife expecting baby soon

    Maternity Madness: Illini coach John Groce's wife expecting baby soon
    CHAMPAIGN — When Allison Groce told her husband John in July that she was pregnant with their third child, it took but a simple mental calculation to foresee a collision of Groce's love for family and for basketball. On March 15, Illinois coach...
  • Wisconsin clinches share of Big Ten title with win over MSU

    MADISON, Wis. Bo Ryan's players didn't panic in the wake of their loss at Maryland. They refused to see the loss, which snapped a 10-game winning streak, as anything more than a 40-minute misstep. More important, the fifth-ranked Badgers didn't allow...
  • Gary basketball players have left their mark on the college and pro game

    Gary basketball players have left their mark on the college and pro game
    Doing what I could to avoid snowflakes and relentless wind chills, I locked myself in a cozy office over the weekend and attacked a protesting Asus computer to research the impact Gary athletes have had on college ad NBA hoops. Growing fascination...
  • Perfect Maryland routs Northwestern women 69-48

    Perfect Maryland routs Northwestern women 69-48
    The first women’s basketball meeting between Northwestern and Maryland became another jewel in the crown of the Big Ten’s new court queen. A 69-48 victory Sunday at Welsh-Ryan made No. 5 Maryland, a Big Ten debutante, the first women's...
  • Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State

    Frank Kaminsky leads Wisconsin to 68-61 win over Michigan State
    MADISON, Wis. – On a day in which Wisconsin locked up at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 68-61 victory over Michigan State, Frank Kaminsky might have clinched the league’s award as the top player. Actually those who watched the...
  • Kaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61

    Bo Ryan posed a playful question after the game while glancing at the box score. "Who's that Kaminsky guy?" the Wisconsin coach asked. That would be Frank Kaminsky, the athletic senior who had the best night of his impressive season in his last home...
  • Ohio State rallies past Purdue

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — D'Angelo Russell may be playing some of his final college games. If that's the case, he's going out in style. "I could get used to this," the acclaimed freshman said with a grin after Ohio State fought back from a 12-point...