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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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  • Second-half surge lifts Purdue into Big Ten semifinals

    CHICAGO — Is Purdue heading back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2012? Quite likely. The Boilermakers solidified their position with a 64-59 win over Penn State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday at the...
  • Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?

    Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?
    The team that got thumped knows exactly where it's headed and who will lead it. The team that did the thumping will return to the United Center on Friday for a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland. Beyond that, who knows where Indiana...
  • Purdue jumps ahead at halftime, but Wisconsin pulls away

    CHICAGO — For 20 minutes, Purdue got the better of Wisconsin. For 30, the Boilermakers at least hung with the Badgers. The last 10 minutes of Saturday's Big Ten Tournament semifinal? Sixth-ranked Wisconsin hammered home why the Badgers are one of...
  • Abdur-Rahkman scores eight points in Michigan's 71-60 loss to No. 6 Wisconsin

    Abdur-Rahkman scores eight points in Michigan's 71-60 loss to No. 6 Wisconsin
    Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Frank Kaminsky added 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Wisconsin beat Michigan 71-60 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals Friday. Dekker and Kaminsky, the Big Ten player of the year, combined to score all their team's...
  • Purdue stops Penn State's Big Ten run with 64-59 win

    Purdue stops Penn State's Big Ten run with 64-59 win
    CHICAGO (AP) — A.J. Hammons scored 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and rugged Purdue wore down Penn State in the second half of a 64-59 victory in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday. Rapheal Davis made three 3-pointers as Purdue advanced to the...
  • On The Air Friday

    AUTO RACING 3 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, practice. FS1 4:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Phoenix, practice. FS1 12:30 a.m. (Saturday): Formula One, Australian Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP 2 a.m. (Saturday): Formula One,...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/13 log (updated Friday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open second round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Washington vs. N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Basketball: Conference USA women’s semifinals: Southern Miss vs. Middle Tennessee,...
  • Illinois' NCAA hopes take hit with loss to Michigan

    Illinois' NCAA hopes take hit with loss to Michigan
    Illinois came into the Big Ten Tournament on the bubble and may have tumbled off it on Thursday. The Illini rallied from one big deficit, but couldn't repeat the feat and lost 73-55 to Michigan in a second-round game at the United Center. Now comes...
  • Penn State upsets Iowa in Big Ten Tournament

    Penn State upsets Iowa in Big Ten Tournament
    CHICAGO - The sleepy United Center turned into a premature slumberland Thursday for the Iowa men's basketball team. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (21-11) blew an 11-point second-half lead and fizzled out of the Big Ten Tournament with a 67-58 loss to 13th-...
  • 5 things Illinois needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament

    5 things Illinois needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament
    A lifelong couch potato isn't going to start running marathons. A corporate workaholic isn't going to take a year-long sabbatical through the Himalayas. Likewise in basketball, at this point of the year, teams aren't changing. "When you're in March,"...
  • Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format

    Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format
    Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call. But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...