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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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  • Purdue overcomes slow start, beats Nebraska

    WEST LAFAYETTE — For Purdue, Sunday's first seven minutes comprised all the makings of what could have been a frustrating and unexpected home loss. The Boilermakers made only one of their first eight field-goal attempts and one of their first...
  • Badgers draw closer to Big Ten title with methodical victory

    MADISON, Wis. With each week, the Big Ten regular-season title draws a bit closer for Bo Ryan's players. With senior Frank Kaminsky leading another balanced scoring effort, fifth-ranked Wisconsin took another small step toward that goal Sunday at the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 2/17 log (updated Monday AM)

    10 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Rio de Janeiro tournament.--Tennis Ch. 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League round of 16 (leg 1): Chelsea at Paris-Saint Germain.--FS1 2:30 p.m.    Tennis: Men’s Delray Beach (Fla.) tournament.--Tennis Ch. 4...
  • Melo Trimble, Dez Wells lead No. 19 Terps to 76-73 win at Penn State

    Melo Trimble, Dez Wells lead No. 19 Terps to 76-73 win at Penn State
    A month of road nightmares for Maryland seemed close to an end early in the second half Saturday night against Penn State. Down by one point at halftime, the Terps had quieted the small Bryce Jordan Center crowd and lifted the large contingent of...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 2/15 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 5: Leicester City at Aston Villa.--FS1 8:30 a.m.    Tennis: Finals (Rotterdam and Sao Paulo men’s, Antwerp women’s).--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon...
  • Boxers need fancy footwork; Left Shark does not

    Boxers need fancy footwork; Left Shark does not
    Random thoughts from one of the few people in America with rhythm worse than that displayed by Left Shark during Katy Perry's halftime performance at the Super bowl. (FYI: If you ever need to give an example of the overwhelming power of the internet,...
  • A.J. Hammons' 17 points help Purdue down Rutgers

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Purdue has been winning with defense most of the season and lately it is starting to get a little more from big man A.J. Hammons. Hammons had 17 points, seven rebounds, three steals and four blocks and Purdue held Rutgers to 33...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

     Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    1. Wisconsin (18-2, 6-1; 1): Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points, including eight in overtime, to hold off Michigan. Up next: Saturday at Iowa. 2. Maryland (18-3, 6-2; 2):Should Maryland have needed a last-second tip-in to beat Northwestern? No. But count...
  • High time for Illinois players to 'man up'

     High time for Illinois players to 'man up'
    MINNEAPOLIS — For Illinois coach John Groce, Saturday's loss at Minnesota was less about numbers and more about toughness. Shrugging off the idea that a limited roster depleted by injury caught up with the team at Williams Arena in a 79-71 stumble...
  • Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy

    Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy
    Before the season, Illinois guard and Champaign native Rayvonte Rice promised freshman Leron Black that if Black had a double-double in a win, he could come to Rice's home for some of his mother's home cooking. After Black's 13-point, 15-rebound...
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