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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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  • Michigan holds on for key road win at Penn State, 73-64

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. This is what they needed. Michigan went on the road, challenged a team that was motivated and having a strong season and took away a victory, winning in Happy Valley, 73-64 on Tuesday over Penn State. It was unexpected given the...
  • Illinois State coach knows only one way to win -- the hard (work) way

    Illinois State coach knows only one way to win -- the hard (work) way
    Aimee Spack understood the significance of the moment she sought to preserve for posterity last month after Illinois State defeated New Hampshire 21-18 in a Football Championship Subdivision semifinal in Durham, N.H. Even if it was momentarily lost on...
  • Kaminsky-led Wisconsin pulls away from Purdue for 62-55 win

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan and his players discovered Purdue is once again a smart, feisty and disciplined opponent. The Boilermakers appear to be on their way back under Matt Painter, but fourth-ranked UW remains the class of the Big Ten....
  • College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court

    College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court
    The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers. Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1985 | Springfield Lanphier's Ed Horton

    Lincoln High School basketball coach Loren Wallace hurled the challenge at Springfield Lanphier’s Ed Horton.  “He’s a great player, but he’s no Superman,” Wallace said of Horton before Lincoln played Lanphier in a Class...
  • Big Ten's rough start to season could hurt Terps' NCAA tournament resume

    Big Ten's rough start to season could hurt Terps' NCAA tournament resume
    This has not been a stellar start to the season for the Big Ten. Aside from winning its annual interleague competition with the Atlantic Coast Conference despite its ranked teams going 1-5, Maryland’s new basketball breathren have not exactly...
  • Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame vs. Purdue

    Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame vs. Purdue
    TV/radio: 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; BTN, WLS-AM 890. Records: Notre Dame 10-1, Purdue 8-3. Chris Hine's quick look: The Boilermakers, who will face the Irish at the annual Crossroads Classic, have lost two of their...
  • Notre Dame brushes off Purdue, 94-63

    Notre Dame brushes off Purdue, 94-63
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Beginning with a loss at Florida State, the Notre Dame football season has been a disappointment, to say the least. The Fighting Irish basketball team is having the kind of success usually associated with the football program. All five...
  • Monday's matchup: NIU at Notre Dame

    Monday's matchup: NIU at Notre Dame
    Radio: 6 p.m. Monday; WLS-AM 890. Records: Northern Illinois 4-4, Notre Dame 11-1. Chris Hine's quick look: Notre Dame has looked dominant in its last two victories — blowouts of Florida State and Purdue. The Irish downed the Boilermakers on...
  • UCLA's Jim Mora, Kansas State's Bill Snyder remember the Alamodome

    It will be the second appearance in the Alamodome for UCLA Coach Jim Mora and Kansas State Coach Bill Snyder when their teams meet in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2. They had vastly different experiences on their last visits. Snyder brought Kansas...
  • Kansas State's postseason memories pile up for Coach Bill Snyder

    Kansas State's postseason memories pile up for Coach Bill Snyder
    Kansas State, once the doormat of the college football world, has so many postseason memories during Bill Snyder’s two stints as coach that they seem to blur. The Wildcats, who play UCLA in the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 2, have been...