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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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  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 4 Baylor (6-0) at West Virginia (4-2) 9 a.m., Fox Sports 1 The over-under is...
  • Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 10th in inaugural Big Ten season

    Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 10th in inaugural Big Ten season
    An independent group of 27 sportswriters who cover the Big Ten picked the Maryland men's team to finish 10th in the 14-team league. The results of the poll were compiled by Bob Baptist of the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch. The highest Maryland was picked...
  • Mark Turgeon speaks at Big Ten Media Day

    Mark Turgeon speaks at Big Ten Media Day
    Mark Turgeon spoke with reporters in Chicago at Big Ten Media Day on Thursday. Here's a transcript of his comments, provided by the conference:   MARK TURGEON: Happy to be here. Obviously with a season you're always excited, but when you're joining...
  • Appleby adds spark to Boilermaker offense

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT It doesn't have the names or the reputation of Michigan State, but the Minnesota defense will provide plenty of challenges to Austin Appleby and the Purdue offense this weekend. The...
  • Gophers keep finding ways to win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT Good teams find a way to win. In the past, the Gophers usually found a way to lose games in which they weren't clicking in all areas. This season's team is finding a way to win such...
  • Preview: Iowa at Maryland

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Iowa at Maryland Iowa travels to Big Ten newcomer Maryland on Saturday in the first ever meeting between the two schools. The Terrapins, who have had an extra week to prepare, no doubt are hoping the outcome goes a little...
  • E'Twaun Moore wants to be like Michael Jordan

    E'Twaun Moore wants to be like Michael Jordan
    “This is like a dream come true,” Bulls guard E’Twaun Moore said on the first day of training camp. Growing up in East Chicago, Ind., his favorite team was the Bulls. Favorite player? Michael Jordan, of course. In the 2014-15 NBA...
  • Orlando East River CB Shelton Lewis commits to Purdue

    Orlando East River CB Shelton Lewis commits to Purdue
    Orlando East River cornerback Shelton Lewis committed to the Purdue University football program Tuesday night, picking the Boilermakers over in-state rival Indiana.  "I feel great. Now I don't have to worry about all of this recruiting," Lewis said....
  • Illinois faces uphill climb in second half of season

     Illinois faces uphill climb in second half of season
    Facing an ominous future that includes Saturday's game at Wisconsin, and with a rutted road behind him that includes an 0-2 start in Big Ten play, Illinois coach Tim Beckman remains optimistic. "If we run the table, we end up with nine wins," he said...
  • Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon a tough test for Illinois run defense

    Coach Tim Beckman understands the obvious about Illinois' defense. "We've got to get better at tackling," he said. "We all know that." It has become painfully apparent to Illini fans. Purdue running back Akeem Hunt rushed for 177 yards on 30 carries...
  • Illinois deciding between QBs O'Toole, Bailey

    Illinois deciding between QBs O'Toole, Bailey
    First Illinois coach Tim Beckman said during his Monday news conference that redshirt sophomore quarterback Aaron Bailey will be activated. Then, later in the same news conference, he said nothing has been decided. But in the wake of Wes Lunt’s...