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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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  • Valparaiso baseball shut out at Purdue

    Valparaiso University's baseball team was shut out by a Big Ten opponent for the second time in two days on Wednesday, losing 2-0 at Purdue. VU (4-12), which lost 4-0 at Indiana on Tuesday, had a strong performance from starter Ellis Foreman. He allowed...
  • Gary native A.J. Hammons rises to challenge for Purdue

    The flames were still smoldering from the carnage that was Purdue's season. The last-place Boilermakers had just lost to Ohio State in the first round of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament, following six straight losses to end the regular season, and Matt...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 3/19 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Chicago Cubs vs. L.A. Dodgers (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Basketball: NCAA round of 64: Northeastern vs. Notre Dame, then Texas vs. Butler at 2:30.--CBS: WTKR 3, WTVR 6 Noon    Wrestling: NCAA championships’ first...
  • Can any team stop Kentucky's march to NCAA title?

    Can any team stop Kentucky's march to NCAA title?
    No. 1 Kentucky is six victories from a rare undefeated season and the first in nearly 40 seasons of the NCAA tournament. The other 67 teams in the field were being categorized as also-rans before the first First Four tipoff Tuesday night. And it's not an...
  • Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010

    Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010
    This was part of the reason Mark Turgeon took the Maryland coaching job four years ago to succeed retiring future Hall of Famer Gary Williams. It was part of the reason Jake Layman stayed in College Park last spring after three players he was...
  • March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end

    March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end
    It took UC Irvine 38 years to qualify for the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, but now that the Anteaters are in, can they win a game? It's a tall order, but Irvine just might be in the zone. So predicts national college basketball writer...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Big Ten winners and losers on Selection Sunday

    Big Ten winners and losers on Selection Sunday
    Couldn't Scott Barnes have lied? C'mon, Mr. NCAA Selection Committee Chairman. Did you really have to admit that Wisconsin would have been a No. 1 seed regardless of how the Big Ten tournament played out? OK, OK. We appreciate the honesty. And it's...