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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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  • High time for Illinois players to 'man up'

     High time for Illinois players to 'man up'
    MINNEAPOLIS — For Illinois coach John Groce, Saturday's loss at Minnesota was less about numbers and more about toughness. Shrugging off the idea that a limited roster depleted by injury caught up with the team at Williams Arena in a 79-71 stumble...
  • Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy

    Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy
    Before the season, Illinois guard and Champaign native Rayvonte Rice promised freshman Leron Black that if Black had a double-double in a win, he could come to Rice's home for some of his mother's home cooking. After Black's 13-point, 15-rebound...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/24 log (updated Friday AM)

    4:30 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters (in Doha).--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 10 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup...
  • Illinois injury woes lead coach to add team manager to the roster in middle of Big Ten play

    The injury situation at Illinois has come to this: Coach John Groce has added team manager Ryan Schmidt to the roster. After almost four full seasons of working with towels, water bottles and the stools players sit on during timeouts, the 6-foot senior...
  • Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud

     Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud
    Illinois was down another man. But that certainly didn't mean the Illini considered themselves out. With only seven players from their usual rotation available for Wednesday night's game against Purdue, the Illini played like they had all the manpower...
  • Rutgers stuns short-handed Badgers with strong finish

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. Bo Ryan's team started its Big Ten game against Rutgers without senior forward Frank Kaminsky, out because of a concussion apparently suffered against Purdue. The fourth-ranked Badgers then lost senior guard Traevon Jackson, who suffered...
  • Illinois has tall order against Purdue's pair of 7-footers

    Illinois was pestered Sunday night by one of the smallest — and most offensively effective — teams in the country in a loss to Indiana. The Illini will face the opposite problem Wednesday night in Champaign. "They're big," coach John Groce...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 1/21 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    3 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open second round.--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters first round (in Doha).--Golf 3 p.m.    Tennis: Australian Open second round (d.).--ESPN2 3 p.m.    Football: Senior Bowl practice (in Mobile, Ala.).--NFL Net. 7 p.m.  ...
  • 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....
  • 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...