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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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  • State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue

    State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue
    No. 12 Maryland@No. 23 Minnesota Sunday, 3 p.m. TV: ESPN2 A 20-point lead was in peril of dipping below double figures for the 12th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team Thursday night. The open pockets in Purdue's defense that yielded uncontested...
  • U. of I. looks to freeze tuition. Take a cue from Purdue.

    U. of I. looks to freeze tuition. Take a cue from Purdue.
    More Illinois students have gulped hard at the rocketing cost of a University of Illinois diploma, which is up 71 percent in a decade. The number of accepted in-state applicants who decide to enroll at the university has declined. They're going elsewhere,...
  • Ohio State will be team to beat in Big Ten in 2015, but questions remain

    Ohio State will be team to beat in Big Ten in 2015, but questions remain
    ARLINGTON, Texas — We can't help ourselves. Moments after Ohio State reached college football's pinnacle Monday night, a reporter asked Buckeyes tight end Jeff Heuerman about next year's team — a team that Heuerman, a senior, won't even be...
  • Richaud Pack wants to contribute to Terps' success, regardless of role

    When he joined the Maryland men's basketball team last summer after transferring from North Carolina A&T, senior guard Richaud Pack wasn't sure what role he would play for the Terps, except one: a good teammate. Pack understood what transpired before he...
  • Damonte Dodd coming off tough two-game stretch on the road

    Damonte Dodd coming off tough two-game stretch on the road
    While Maryland managed a split on the road last week in the Big Ten – winning at Purdue on Saturday after losing at Illinoid on Wednesday – sophomore center Damonte Dodd had his toughest two-game stretch of the season. Dodd finished with six...
  • Blue Jays, Greyhounds, Terps men in top 10 of USILA Coaches' Poll

    Blue Jays, Greyhounds, Terps men in top 10 of USILA Coaches' Poll
    Johns Hopkins led a trio of Maryland men's teams ranked in the preseason United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coaches' Poll. Top-ranked Denver is followed by Notre Dame, defending national champion Duke, Syracuse and the Blue Jays. Loyola...
  • Penn State basketball player suspended

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State officials say guard John Johnson has been suspended from Penn State's basketball team for conduct inconsistent with team standards. The school announced the suspension Monday. Johnson is averaging 7.4...
  • Turgeon liked new lineup with Nickens starting, Pack coming off bench

    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Monday that he likes his rotation with freshman Jared Nickens starting on the wing, with fellow freshman Dion Wiley and senior Richaud Pack coming off the bench. Nickens had just three points –...
  • Three reserves, former starter give Terps much-needed lift in win at Purdue

    Having talked about its depth all season, the Maryland men's basketball team finally got to prove Saturday against Purdue just how far down the bench it can go without a major drop-off. Needing to find a scorer on the wing after senior guard Dez Wells...
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: HU survives at Bethune-Cookman; Smart gains 150th win as No. 20 VCU whips Saint Joseph's

    Reginald Johnson scored 17 points as Hampton held off Bethune-Cookman 58-56 Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla., to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Quentin Brewer's jumper with 8:01 left drew B-CU within one at 41-40, but HU...
  • No. 11 Terps get past first Big Ten loss, early foul trouble in 69-60 win at Purdue

    No. 11 Terps get past first Big Ten loss, early foul trouble in 69-60 win at Purdue
    Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon knew this was going to be a grind-it-out game for his No. 11 Terps, maybe their first true Big Ten Conference foul-fest against a Purdue team that rarely wins with style. He also knew he needed a better...