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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

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  • Mark Turgeon speaks at Big Ten Media Day

    Mark Turgeon speaks at Big Ten Media Day
    Mark Turgeon spoke with reporters in Chicago at Big Ten Media Day on Thursday. Here's a transcript of his comments, provided by the conference:   MARK TURGEON: Happy to be here. Obviously with a season you're always excited, but when you're joining...
  • Illinois faces uphill climb in second half of season

     Illinois faces uphill climb in second half of season
    Facing an ominous future that includes Saturday's game at Wisconsin, and with a rutted road behind him that includes an 0-2 start in Big Ten play, Illinois coach Tim Beckman remains optimistic. "If we run the table, we end up with nine wins," he said...
  • Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon a tough test for Illinois run defense

    Coach Tim Beckman understands the obvious about Illinois' defense. "We've got to get better at tackling," he said. "We all know that." It has become painfully apparent to Illini fans. Purdue running back Akeem Hunt rushed for 177 yards on 30 carries...
  • Illinois deciding between QBs O'Toole, Bailey

    Illinois deciding between QBs O'Toole, Bailey
    First Illinois coach Tim Beckman said during his Monday news conference that redshirt sophomore quarterback Aaron Bailey will be activated. Then, later in the same news conference, he said nothing has been decided. But in the wake of Wes Lunt’s...
  • Broken leg to sideline Illini QB Wes Lunt

    Broken leg to sideline Illini QB Wes Lunt
    Quarterback Wes Lunt, one of the few bright spots on the Illinois football team, will miss four-to-six weeks after suffering a leg fracture during a 38-27 loss Saturday to Purdue, the team announced Sunday. The Illini will turn to backup Reilly O'Toole...
  • Grading Illinois' performance against Purdue

    With a 38-27 loss to Purdue, it's obvious Illinois failed Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Illini deserve a detention after allowing the Boilermakers to leave them alone in the basement of the Big Ten West Division. Offense: C Mike Dudek raises the...
  • Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories

    Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories
    Anyone older than say, 80, might remember how good Minnesota football used to be. The Gophers have a long, storied football history — just not in this millennium. Did you know Minnesota won the very first Associated Press national title in 1936?...
  • Connor Cook leads Michigan State past Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Jeremy Langford ran for more than 100 yards for the third straight game as No. 8 Michigan State held on for a 45-31 victory over Purdue on Saturday in front of 40,217 at Ross-Ade Stadium....
  • Looking ahead to Maryland football team's second-half schedule

    Looking ahead to Maryland football team's second-half schedule
    After this week's bye, Maryland (4-2) begins the second half of its season against Iowa next week. Here is a look at the Terps' final six opponents: Iowa (4-1), Oct. 18 in College Park The record is deceiving.  The Hawkeyes lost to an Iowa State...
  • College football: What games to watch on TV

    College football: What games to watch on TV
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1) 9 a.m., Channel 2 This game is...
  • QB J.T. Barrett coming into his own for resurgent Ohio State

    The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category. The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...