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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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  • 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....
  • Hollins scores 31, leads Minnesota to 89-80 win against Rutgers

    MINNEAPOLIS Andre Hollins is back. The senior guard, mired in a Big Ten-long slump, broke out in a big way on Saturday and with his 31-point explosion, he brought Minnesota out of its own conference rut as well. Hollins, previously shooting just 39.7...
  • Kaminsky-led Wisconsin pulls away from Purdue for 62-55 win

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan and his players discovered Purdue is once again a smart, feisty and disciplined opponent. The Boilermakers appear to be on their way back under Matt Painter, but fourth-ranked UW remains the class of the Big Ten....
  • Terps lose control after halftime of 64-57 loss to Illinois

    Terps lose control after halftime of 64-57 loss to Illinois
    History awaited 11th-ranked Maryland here at the State Farm Center. A victory over an Illinois team that had lost its first two Big Ten games and then star guard Rayvonte Rice to a broken hand at practice Monday would have given this year’s Terps...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.) 1. Wisconsin (14-1 overall, 2-0 Big Ten; No. 1): Doesn't look like Wisconsin will be truly tested in the Big Ten season until a Feb. 24 date at Maryland. The first two conference victories were double-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    Record, last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Wisconsin (15-2, 3-1; 1): Despite a loss to Rutgers, the Badgers are still the best Big Ten team. But they'll be put to the test without starting point guard Traevon Jackson, who reportedly will miss six...