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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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  • Syracuse defeats Duke in men's lacrosse, 15-14, for first ACC tournament title

    Syracuse defeats Duke in men's lacrosse, 15-14, for first ACC tournament title
    Third-seeded Syracuse (11-2) overcame a slow start and held on late to beat fourth-seeded Duke, 15-14, and win the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. With the No. 4 Orange (11-2) leading 15-12 with three...
  • Nick Hardy wins share of Big Ten Championship with Illinois

    Illinois freshman Nick Hardy said he didn't have his "best stuff" on Sunday, but he was able to patch together a round good enough to earn him a share of the Big Ten Championship title at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana. The tournament's...
  • Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1

    Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1
    Chris Rolfe broke a tie in the 64th minute to help D.C. United beat the 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-1, on Saturday night in British Columbia. D.C. United (4-1-2) ran its unbeaten streak to five games. Whitecaps captain Pedro Morales opened the scoring...
  • Multitalented Gelen Robinson plays three sports at Purdue

    Multitalented Gelen Robinson plays three sports at Purdue
    Formulate a plan. Stick to that schedule. Keep the lines of communication open. And make sure everything fits around football and academic responsibilities. That's how Gelen Robinson described being able to add wrestling and track to his plate at...
  • Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record

    Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record
    Sophomore right-handed pitcher Mike Shawaryn earned his 21st career victory to break the Maryland's all-time record as the No. 20 Terps topped Purdue, 12-3, in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday night at Alexander Field in West Lafayette, Ind. The Carneys...
  • Purdue's A.J. Hammons defers NBA 'dream' to pursue team goals

    Purdue's A.J. Hammons defers NBA 'dream' to pursue team goals
    When A.J. Hammons informed coach Matt Painter of his decision to return to Purdue for his senior season, Painter had a relatively subdued reaction. The 7-foot center's interpretation? Keep working, and make those desired strides after remaining in...
  • Gary native A.J Hammons announces he will return as a senior for Purdue

    Gary native A.J Hammons announces he will return as a senior for Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE — A buzz was building that the revelation of a significant piece of news was imminent at the Purdue football spring game. And it involved basketball. During halftime, A.J. Hammons announced that he would be returning to the...
  • Scott Donley, Craig Dedelow on a hitting tear for Indiana in baseball

    Scott Donley, Craig Dedelow on a hitting tear for Indiana in baseball
    Northwest Indiana's Scott Donley and Craig Dedelow provide a 1-2 punch for Indiana's Hoosiers. Donley (Crown Point) extended his hitting streak to nine games in a weekend sweep of Rutgers, scoring the winning run in a 5-4 victory. He boosted his team-...
  • More has meant less for attendance at college basketball games

    More has meant less for attendance at college basketball games
    Various explanations have been offered for the decline in college basketball attendance for eight straight years, including lower scores because of an overemphasis on defense and half-court offense. Others think it's simply a matter of a saturated...
  • A.J. Hammons named Purdue basketball MVP

    Gary native A.J. Hammons won the John Wooden Most Valuable Player Award and the Rebound Award as the team's top rebounder at Purdue's 93rd annual men's basketball banquet on Wednesday night. PUC men's golf takes third: Purdue Calumet's men's golf team...
  • Purdue's Kendall Stephens to make push for improvement in offseason

    Purdue's Kendall Stephens to make push for improvement in offseason
    WEST LAFAYETTE — From his freshman to sophomore season, Kendall Stephens improved in various aspects of his game. Defensively. Scoring in multiple ways, beyond simply taking jump shots. Making better decisions. Conditioning. But in his eyes,...