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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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  • Can anyone beat Kentucky in NCAA tournament?

     Can anyone beat Kentucky in NCAA tournament?
    Everybody's talking about Kentucky, the most heralded college basketball team this season. It's almost as if the biggest question is who is the second-best team in America? (And, no, you can't choose Kentucky's bench.) The most serious question...
  • Penn State men's basketball season comes to close with no postseason bids

    Penn State men's basketball season comes to close with no postseason bids
    The Penn State men's basketball team's season is over. The Nittany Lions did not receive a bid to the National Invitation Tournament, and they will not compete in the College Basketball Invitational. "Wrapping up at 18-16, #PSUMBB has the fifth...
  • Indiana sends five teams to NCAA tournament

    Indiana sends five teams to NCAA tournament
    Indiana believes it plays the best basketball in the Midwest. This year, five schools will have a chance to prove it. Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue and Valparaiso were all placed in the NCAA Tournament's 16-team Midwest Region, ending any...
  • Breaking down every early matchup in the NCAA Tournament

    Sixty-eight teams will begin the NCAA Tournament this week, all hoping to be the last one standing on April 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. But you can't win it all without winning one, so here is quick look at the matchups set on Selection...
  • Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament

    Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament
    Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family. “Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said. Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
  • Wisconsin, Benet grad Frank Kaminsky put Purdue on ice

    Wisconsin, Benet grad Frank Kaminsky put Purdue on ice
    It isn't often Frank Kaminsky encounters someone his own size on the court. That happened on Saturday in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals at the United Center, when Purdue countered Wisconsin's 7-footer with two of their own in A.J. Hammons and Isaac...
  • Names, teams and matchups to watch in the NCAA Tournament

    March Madness can feel a bit like sensory overload. Games are happening at sites all over the country, often several at a time, and keeping track of everything can be nearly impossible. Fear not. Here is your NCAA Tournament primer, a look at the movers,...
  • NCAA tournament: Midwest Region breakdown

    Welcome to the Kentucky Region, where the Wildcats' pursuit of a national title and unbeaten season obstructs all other story lines. Kentucky (34-0) has a chance to finish 40-0 while capturing the program's ninth national championship. If the Wildcats...
  • Area grads are difference makers for NCAA-bound teams

    Getting stoked for the Big Dance, are you? Chill, fellow couch potatoes. Take a deep breath. Before the next few weeks of emotional highs and lows unfold I'd like to remind you what a good year it was for Northwest Indiana talent. I would be derelict...
  • No. 6 Wisconsin tops Purdue, reaches Big Ten tourney final

    Bronson Koenig and No. 6 Wisconsin turned up the pressure in the second half. Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker were everywhere, using their strong defense to create easy chances on offense. It was an impressive argument for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA...
  • Wisconsin storms past Purdue in second half for berth in Big Ten final

    CHICAGO Bo Ryan's players have for weeks downplayed the possibility of securing a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Their next goal, they insist, is to win the Big Ten Conference tournament and then worry about what comes next. By fashioning perhaps...