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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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  • A.J. Hammons' late free throws carry Purdue past Indiana

    BLOOMINGTON — Each morning of a Purdue basketball game, the Boilermakers stage a free-throw shooting contest. Until Thursday morning in Indiana's Assembly Hall, 7-foot center A.J. Hammons had not won this season. Hammons thought it might mean...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: UNCW's loss at Delaware leaves four teams tied atop CAA

    MEN: Host Delaware beat UNC Wilmington 70-59 behind Marvin King-Davis’ 16 points and eight rebounds Thursday night, forming a four-way tie for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW, William and Mary, Northeastern and James...
  • No. 16 Terps survive another home scare, beat lowly Nebraska, 69-65

    No. 16 Terps survive another home scare, beat lowly Nebraska, 69-65
    Melo Trimble did a figure eight trying to get the ball. He weaved his way through and around the Nebraska basketball team's defense and Maryland's ball screens until, finally, senior guard Dez Wells handed off to Maryland's star freshman at the top of the...
  • Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament

    Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament
    Maryland is ahead of schedule in the Big Ten. The preseason favorites to win the league locked up a share of the regular-season title and the top seed in the conference tournament by beating Wisconsin, 81-70, on Thursday night for the Terps' 18th...
  • Purdue cuts football season ticket prices to get fans back

    Purdue University has cut season ticket prices for its football games after attendance plummeted last season. The Journal and Courier (http://on.jconline.com/1zqyc74 ) reports Purdue football drew an average of about 35,000 fans during home games last...
  • Big Ten announces Maryland's 2015-16 basketball opponents

    The Maryland men's and women's basketball teams are still contenders to win the Big Ten Conference in their first season. But it's never too early to start looking ahead. The conference announced Thursday which opponents each Big Ten basketball team...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    Record, last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Wisconsin (23-2, 11-1; 1): The Badgers have won their last five games by double digits, including a 68-49 win against Illinois. Up next: Wednesday at Penn State. 2. Maryland (21-5, 9-4; 3): The...
  • Sam Dekker fuels Wisconsin's victory over gritty Penn State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan had two factors working in his favor Wednesday night. Junior forward Sam Dekker was hitting from inside and out and got a decent amount of support from his teammates. A gritty Penn State team countered with D....
  • Ohio State and Michigan top our Big Ten spring football storylines to watch

    Ohio State and Michigan top our Big Ten spring football storylines to watch
    Spring football practice is in full swing for some schools across the country with others getting back to the gridiron over the next month. Over the next week, the Orlando Sentinel will take a look at some of the key storylines for the Power 5...
  • Home court could be key in Indiana-Purdue showdown

    Both of Purdue's back-to-back wins against Indiana have come at Mackey Arena. Before that modest "streak," the Boilermakers had lost four straight games to the Hoosiers, including two at Assembly Hall. When the teams renew their rivalry on Thursday...
  • Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process

    Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process
    INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. "So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....