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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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  • Wisconsin 59, Nebraska 24

    No. 22 Wisconsin 59, No. 11 Nebraska 24: Melvin Gordon needed only three quarters to run for an FBS-record 408 yards and four touchdowns as the host Badgers pounded the Cornhuskers to move into sole possession of first place in the Big Ten West. Gordon,...
  • Preview: IUPUI at Purdue

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: IUPUI at Purdue Injuries and poor defense doomed Purdue as it closed last year on a seven-game losing streak. The Boilermakers, who host IUPUI on Sunday, finished 5-13 in Big Ten play as guard Sterling Carter was lost to a...
  • Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame

     Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame
    Sept. 2, 1995, is the day Northwestern stopped being Northworstern. It's when the Mildcats became the Wildcats. It's when coach Gary Barnett's "Expect Victory" mantra stopped eliciting chuckles. Unlikely doesn't begin to describe what happened at...
  • Recap: Purdue 80, Samford 40

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Purdue 80, Samford 40 Purdue 80, Samford 40: Vince Edwards and Rapheal Davis scored 13 points apiece as the Boilermakers doubled up the Bulldogs in the 'mainland' round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Isaac Haas scored...
  • Purdue 80, Samford 40

    Purdue 80, Samford 40: Vince Edwards and Rapheal Davis scored 13 points apiece as the Boilermakers doubled up the Bulldogs in the 'mainland' round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Isaac Haas scored seven of his 11 points from the free-throw line...
  • Ranking the Big Ten basketball arenas

    The challenge of ranking college basketball venues is this: They're always changing. And, no, we're not talking about adding a Dippin' Dots station. Think of it like the scene from "Sideways" when Maya speaks of her love of vino: "I like how wine...
  • Big Ten basketball preview: Teams at a glance

    Big Ten basketball preview: Teams at a glance
    In Shannon Ryan's predicted order of finish. Wisconsin 2013-14 record: 30-8, 12-6 Big Ten (T-2nd). Big Ten tournament: Lost to Michigan State in the semifinals. NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Final Four. Key players: Center Frank...
  • Preview: Samford at Purdue

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Samford at Purdue Purdue looks to bounce back from a disappointing season when it opens up the new campaign at home to Samford in the 'mainland' round of the Maui Invitational tournament on Friday. The Boilermakers finished...
  • Wisconsin coach rooting for Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah

     Wisconsin coach rooting for Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah
    Nebraska and Wisconsin will play Saturday for the Freedom Trophy, a fancy new hunk of metal that features a giant American flag. The trophy's nice and all, but here's what would make the game truly special — Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah....
  • Illini renew border rivalry with Iowa

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT Illinois and Iowa are less than 250 miles apart, but the longtime border rivals haven't met on a football field since 2008. The six-year hiatus ends Saturday when the Fighting Illini play...
  • Gophers face major test against Buckeyes

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Gophers have passed several checkpoints in rebuilding their program over the last four years, but their biggest test is right in front of them. Minnesota, tied for first in the Big Ten...