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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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  • Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament selling out fast

    Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament selling out fast
    College basketball fans have flocked to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Tournament. Nearly 18,000 people watched the tournament's first set of games Thursday, marking the largest crowd in the previous six tournaments. "The excitement around our local...
  • Hoosiers prep for Thursday's game in NCAA tournament

    Hoosiers prep for Thursday's game in NCAA tournament
    The Indiana University men's basketball team is getting ready for the NCAA tournament.    The team is already in Portland, preparing for Thursday’s game against New Mexico State. The Hoosiers held a practice Tuesday at the University of...
  • Purdue dominates, the holds on late against Saint Mary's to get a second round NCAA Tournament victory.

    Purdue dominates, the holds on late against Saint Mary's to get a second round NCAA Tournament victory.
    OMAHA, NE - So much for their fancy passing, international flavor, and underdog status as a higher seed. In a town that screams blue collar values, Purdue mimicked it with a combination of steady defense and timely shooting.  It's why the tenth-seeded...
  • Purdue's Sweet Mission: Stop Thomas Robinson

    Purdue's Sweet Mission: Stop Thomas Robinson
    OMAHA, NE - Why make the obvious complicated. Tyshawn Taylor doesn't. "He's a beast," is the way the Kansas guard answered the simple question of why his teammate with the "0" on the front and the back of his jersey is one of the most productive forwards...
  • Late buckets help Kansas survive Purdue upset bid

    Late buckets help Kansas survive Purdue upset bid
    OMAHA, NE -Come up with whatever cleaver saying when it comes to the stature of a man. They all applied on a warm night in the upper midwest, where Purdue was putting the heat on yet another two-seed in this topsy turvy opening week of March Madness. ...
  • Purdue's Robbie Hummel wins Lowe's Senior CLASS Award

    Purdue's Robbie Hummel wins Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
    NEW ORLEANS - His years of work to help Purdue basketball and himself overcome injuries has made Robbie Hummel the best upperclassman in college basketball. This according to those awarding the Lowe's Senior Class Award, which Hummel was awarded Friday...
  • Purdue fires Danny Hope

    Purdue fires Danny Hope
    WEST LAFAYETTE - The Danny Hope era, as many speculated over the last 24 hours, has officially come to an end. Purdue announced late Sunday afternoon that it has fired the football coach a day after his Boilermakers beat Indiana to win the Old Oaken...
  • UPDATE: Purdue announces Darrell Hazell as new head coach

    UPDATE: Purdue announces Darrell Hazell as new head coach
    Purdue announced Wednesday that Darrell Hazell will take the reins of the university's football program. Terms of the agreement were not announced. Purdue athletics director Morgan J. Burke called Hazell a "great fit" for the program. “Darrell is...
  • Inability to help Purdue "Leap" in 2012 led to Hope's firing

    Inability to help Purdue "Leap" in 2012 led to Hope's firing
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Fans of 1980s television sitcoms enjoyed the reference, especially if they wore the Gold and the Black. In August, just a week after Purdue began their preseason training camp, Danny Hope sat down at media day and summed up his goal for...
  • Big lead holds up for Purdue

    Big lead holds up for Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue finished the non-conference season with a 3-1 record after beating Marshall 51-41 at Ross Ade Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Boilermakers gained 443 yards on offense and were aided by two interception returns for touchdowns in...
  • Indiana falls just short of complete game

    Indiana falls just short of complete game
    BLOOMINGTON - Their Big Ten play to date has been"Jekyll and Hyde" -and that could be seen as an improvement. Last year Indiana lost six of its eight Big Ten games by ten or more points, an average margin of defeat that has come down early in the...