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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Winning ugly? Wisconsin victory 'beautiful basketball' if not work of art

    Winning ugly? Wisconsin victory 'beautiful basketball' if not work of art
    Before Wisconsin arrived in Chicago to state a strong case as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Badgers made a fashion statement when they unveiled new uniforms for the postseason. The unis feature a giant horizontal stripe and enlarged logos,...
  • Wisconsin runs away from Purdue in second half to gain Big Ten final

    Wisconsin runs away from Purdue in second half to gain Big Ten final
    Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky said that during downtime between competing in Big Ten tournament games the Badgers watched other conferences' tourney games on their hotel TVs, witnessing Duke and Virginia fall in the ACC tournament on Friday. But was...
  • Terps women enter Big Ten quarterfinal against Michigan State with strength in reserve

    Terps women enter Big Ten quarterfinal against Michigan State with strength in reserve
    During the most important stages of any game in her high school career, Brene Moseley always had the ball in her hands. There was, for instance, the time she scored 17 points as a freshman in Paint Branch's victory in the Class 4A state title game, one of...
  • Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament

    Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament
    Predicted top four seeds in NCAA tournament 1. Kentucky: Not that this deserves an explanation, but the undefeated Wildcats own the nation's top RPI. Not only have the Wildcats gone 33-0, they have won convincingly against 10 top-50 RPI teams. 2....
  • After frittering away season, Illinois has much work to do

    After frittering away season, Illinois has much work to do
    Minutes after Illinois' NCAA postseason hopes had ended, guard Rayvonte Rice said what many basketball players whose seasons have yet to be defined say. "We can't control what the committee decides," Rice said. Many would beg to differ. The Illini...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Practice. FS1 12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Phoenix, Qualifying. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Final Practice. FS1 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/14 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open third round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 8:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park at Crystal Palace.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.  ...
  • Michigan State recaptures some March magic in beating Ohio State

    Michigan State recaptures some March magic in beating Ohio State
    This is typically the time of year Michigan State peaks. As in previous seasons, the Spartans are heating up at the right time. And Friday night they held off Ohio State 76-67 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. "To win a game like that, not...