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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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  • No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season

    No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season
    With five seconds left and the No. 5 Maryland women's basketball team assured of perfection in the Big Ten Conference, coach Brenda Frese approached Brene Moseley near the bench during a stoppage in play Sunday for a long embrace. Frese had turned to...
  • Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern

    Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern
    When the Big Ten held media day for women's basketball in mid-October, coaches hailed the arrival of Maryland as a boon to the profile of the conference by selecting it as the favorite to win the regular season title. They spoke about the Terps' depth,...
  • Ranking Big Ten basketball student sections

    Ranking Big Ten basketball student sections
    College basketball student sections can’t be judged merely by the decibels registered from their cheers or by how many undergrads pack a gym on a frigid night. Face-painted, costume-wearing, vocal-chord-shredding 18- to 22-year-olds make Big Ten ...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 3/1 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open final round (in South Africa).--Golf 7 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester City at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Everton at Arsenal.--NBCSN 10:30 a.m.    Highlights: Virginia...
  • Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes

    Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes
    Instead of heating up down the stretch of the regular season, Illinois is facing its longest losing streak of the season. The Illini have dropped three straight games. And with only three more regular-season contests remaining before the Big Ten...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 2/26 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai quarterfinal.--Tennis Ch. 7 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open first round (d. in Johannesburg, South Africa).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai and women’s Doha tournament.--Tennis Ch. 1 p.m.    Soccer:...
  • Purdue's A.J. Hammons named Big Ten Player of the Week

    Purdue junior center A.J. Hammons, a Gary native, was named Big Ten Men's Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Boilermakers to a 67-63 win at Indiana last Thursday. Hammons scored 20 points, grabbed four rebounds and blocked four shots. He was...
  • Terps women rout Penn State for 19th straight win

    Terps women rout Penn State for 19th straight win
    The fifth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team knew before tip-off at Monday night's game against Penn State it would be receiving the Big Ten regular-season trophy in a ceremony following the final whistle. The Terps played with the moxie of not...
  • Big Ten coaches: Freshman ineligibility would have to be NCAA rule

     Big Ten coaches: Freshman ineligibility would have to be NCAA rule
    They differ on what it would look like and how effective it would be, but the Big Ten men's basketball coaches agreed Monday that if the conference were to make freshmen ineligible, it would have to extend to the NCAA as a whole. The Diamondback, a...
  • West Virginia coach pushing April start for college baseball

    The college baseball season would run from April to August instead of the traditional February to June under an ambitious plan by West Virginia coach Randy Mazey. Mazey has been working on the idea for years, but it has drawn increased attention...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 2/24 log (updated Monday AM)

    5 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai tournament.--Tennis Ch. 10 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai tournament.--Tennis Ch. 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League round of 16 (leg 1): Barcelona at Manchester City.--FS1 5 p.m.    Tennis: Men’s...