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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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  • Turgeon liked new lineup with Nickens starting, Pack coming off bench

    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Monday that he likes his rotation with freshman Jared Nickens starting on the wing, with fellow freshman Dion Wiley and senior Richaud Pack coming off the bench. Nickens had just three points –...
  • Three reserves, former starter give Terps much-needed lift in win at Purdue

    Having talked about its depth all season, the Maryland men's basketball team finally got to prove Saturday against Purdue just how far down the bench it can go without a major drop-off. Needing to find a scorer on the wing after senior guard Dez Wells...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No. 11 Terps get past first Big Ten loss, early foul trouble in 69-60 win at Purdue

    No. 11 Terps get past first Big Ten loss, early foul trouble in 69-60 win at Purdue
    Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon knew this was going to be a grind-it-out game for his No. 11 Terps, maybe their first true Big Ten Conference foul-fest against a Purdue team that rarely wins with style. He also knew he needed a better...
  • As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten

    As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten
    The Maryland men's basketball team was collectively clueless about where it was Friday morning as the bus taking the Terps from their hotel to practice here at 47-year-old Mackey Arena rolled onto John R. Wooden Drive. Even Maryland coach Mark Turgeon,...
  • After one of his worst games as a Terp, Dez Wells seeks early-season form

    Maybe it was brain freeze brought on by the sub-zero temperatures that Maryland has met this week in its first two-game, five-day road swing in the Big Ten. Or maybe it was Maryland senior Dez Wells developing short-term amnesia with no lasting side...
  • Thursday's local interest college women's basketball: NN's Motley nets 32 as Miami stuns No. 4 Notre Dame

    Sophomore Adrienne Motley scored a career-high 32 points Thursday as the unranked Miami Hurricanes stunned No. 4 Notre Dame 78-63, ending the Irish’s 30-game road winning streak. Motley, a former Hampton Roads Academy and Woodside High star,...
  • State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue

    State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue
    No. 12 Maryland@No. 23 Minnesota Sunday, 3 p.m. TV: ESPN2 A 20-point lead was in peril of dipping below double figures for the 12th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team Thursday night. The open pockets in Purdue's defense that yielded uncontested...
  • Illinois State coach knows only one way to win -- the hard (work) way

    Illinois State coach knows only one way to win -- the hard (work) way
    Aimee Spack understood the significance of the moment she sought to preserve for posterity last month after Illinois State defeated New Hampshire 21-18 in a Football Championship Subdivision semifinal in Durham, N.H. Even if it was momentarily lost on...
  • Recap: Purdue 72, Minnesota 68

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Purdue 72, Minnesota 68 Purdue 72, Minnesota 68: Kendall Stephens knocked down four 3-pointers en route to 19 points as the Boilermakers took over down the stretch and turned away the Golden Gophers in the Big Ten opener for...