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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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  • Traevon Jackson to have foot surgery Thursday; return date unknown

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin will be without senior point guard Traevon Jackson for the remainder of January and likely much longer. UW officials announced Monday that Jackson will have surgery Thursday on his right foot, which he injured in the second half...
  • Blue Jays, Greyhounds, Terps men in top 10 of USILA Coaches' Poll

    Blue Jays, Greyhounds, Terps men in top 10 of USILA Coaches' Poll
    Johns Hopkins led a trio of Maryland men's teams ranked in the preseason United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coaches' Poll. Top-ranked Denver is followed by Notre Dame, defending national champion Duke, Syracuse and the Blue Jays. Loyola...
  • Penn State basketball player suspended

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State officials say guard John Johnson has been suspended from Penn State's basketball team for conduct inconsistent with team standards. The school announced the suspension Monday. Johnson is averaging 7.4...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terps move up to 11th in AP poll and 9th in coaches poll

    The Maryland men's basketball team's dramatic rise this season seemed to put the Terps on the brink of their first appearance in the top 10 of the AP poll since 2002-03. The Big Ten's equally dramatic plunge into mediocrity this season might have hurt...
  • Big Ten coaches have taken notice of Maryland

    Minnesota men's basketball coach Richard Pitino didn't seemed too shocked by the outcome of Saturday's game at Maryland. As nervous as Terps coach Mark Turgeon appeared before the Big Ten home opener, Pitino knew his Golden Gophers had a difficult task...