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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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  • 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...
  • 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: Tuesday's 2/17 log (updated Monday AM)

    10 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Rio de Janeiro tournament.--Tennis Ch. 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League round of 16 (leg 1): Chelsea at Paris-Saint Germain.--FS1 2:30 p.m.    Tennis: Men’s Delray Beach (Fla.) tournament.--Tennis Ch. 4...
  • Melo Trimble, Dez Wells lead No. 19 Terps to 76-73 win at Penn State

    Melo Trimble, Dez Wells lead No. 19 Terps to 76-73 win at Penn State
    A month of road nightmares for Maryland seemed close to an end early in the second half Saturday night against Penn State. Down by one point at halftime, the Terps had quieted the small Bryce Jordan Center crowd and lifted the large contingent of...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 2/15 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 5: Leicester City at Aston Villa.--FS1 8:30 a.m.    Tennis: Finals (Rotterdam and Sao Paulo men’s, Antwerp women’s).--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon...
  • Boxers need fancy footwork; Left Shark does not

    Boxers need fancy footwork; Left Shark does not
    Random thoughts from one of the few people in America with rhythm worse than that displayed by Left Shark during Katy Perry's halftime performance at the Super bowl. (FYI: If you ever need to give an example of the overwhelming power of the internet,...
  • Against old teammate, Terps' Jake Layman seeks to show he belongs

    Against old teammate, Terps' Jake Layman seeks to show he belongs
    In the summer of 2012, Jake Layman and Sam Dekker were teammates on the under-18 United States national team that beat host Brazil for the gold medal in the FIBA Americas championships. Layman was a skinny 6-foot-8, 190-pound shooter from outside of...
  • In fourth season, Mark Turgeon hasn't changed, but Terps' fortunes finally have

    Anniversaries are useful milestones for measuring progress or, in some cases, decline. In that way, college basketball mimics life, with coaches judged, year after year, by how their programs have grown — or not. Come Tuesday night, it will be...