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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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  • Northwestern survives Big Ten opener at Rutgers -- barely

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — His team's performance did not unfold as aesthetically as Chris Collins had projected Tuesday, but the flu-ridden Northwestern coach was quite pleased with the result — a 51-47 victory over Rutgers as the Wildcats won...
  • Connections: Former Father Lopez player thrives at Division II school

    Connections: Former Father Lopez player thrives at Division II school
    James Cambronne did not begin playing basketball until his junior season at Daytona Beach Father Lopez. Now he is close to doing something no one in the history of the basketball program at Saint Michael's College, an NCAA Division II school in...
  • Record crowd sees Illini come up short vs. Indiana

    CHAMPAIGN — In a game of runs, Indiana sprinted to the finish ahead of Illinois. The Hoosiers beat Illinois 80-74 before a record crowd at the State Farm Center on Sunday, using a 13-2 run to close it out. "Just a play or two here or there,"...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/19 log (updated Sunday AM)

    11 a.m.    Basketball: Spalding Hoophall Classic (in Springfield, Mass.): Bishop O’Dowd (Calif.) vs. Wheeler (Ga.), then Oak Hill vs. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Ohio) at 1, Bishop Gorman (Nev.) vs. Montverde Academy (Fla.) at 3 and Chaminade (Mo.) vs....
  • No. 11 Terps look to show that loss to Illinois was just 'one bad night'

    With less than three minutes remaining in Wednesday's game against Illinois at State Farm Center, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon substituted for Dez Wells after the senior guard took an off-balance jump shot that missed badly, falling wide...
  • Thursday's local interest college women's basketball: NN's Motley nets 32 as Miami stuns No. 4 Notre Dame

    Sophomore Adrienne Motley scored a career-high 32 points Thursday as the unranked Miami Hurricanes stunned No. 4 Notre Dame 78-63, ending the Irish’s 30-game road winning streak. Motley, a former Hampton Roads Academy and Woodside High star,...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1985 | Springfield Lanphier's Ed Horton

    Lincoln High School basketball coach Loren Wallace hurled the challenge at Springfield Lanphier’s Ed Horton.  “He’s a great player, but he’s no Superman,” Wallace said of Horton before Lincoln played Lanphier in a Class...
  • Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom
    Before adoring fans called him "The Moose" or "Joe College" or "Frank the Tank," Frank Kaminsky was known simply as "Frankie" or "Little Frank." All year round, Little Frank would tag along with his 6-foot-10 dad to gyms around Chicago to watch "Big...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/17 log (updated Friday AM)

    4 a.m.    Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship third round.--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS 9:55 a.m.   ...
  • With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins

    With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins
    Word spread quickly through the ranks of Big Ten men's basketball student managers within hours after Maryland had played — and won — its first game at Michigan State. Joe Baker, a junior who is the head manager at Purdue, saw a message on a...
  • College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court

    College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court
    The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers. Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...