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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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  • 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...
  • Terps move up to 11th in AP poll and 9th in coaches poll

    The Maryland men's basketball team's dramatic rise this season seemed to put the Terps on the brink of their first appearance in the top 10 of the AP poll since 2002-03. The Big Ten's equally dramatic plunge into mediocrity this season might have hurt...
  • Big Ten coaches have taken notice of Maryland

    Minnesota men's basketball coach Richard Pitino didn't seemed too shocked by the outcome of Saturday's game at Maryland. As nervous as Terps coach Mark Turgeon appeared before the Big Ten home opener, Pitino knew his Golden Gophers had a difficult task...
  • NIU has trouble applying the finishing touch

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — When it comes to winning conference championships and advancing to bowl games, Northern Illinois has had a pretty successful pattern going. Winning those bowl games, however, has become problematic. The Huskies were shredded...
  • Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up
    Chris Collins coaches the way you and I would. He was so disgusted with Northwestern's Dec. 17 home loss to Central Michigan, he changed the pregame routine. He removed the locker-room chairs so his players would stay upright and lathered as they...
  • Finally, No. 12 Terps ready to kick off Big Ten play vs. Michigan State

    Finally, No. 12 Terps ready to kick off Big Ten play vs. Michigan State
    When the Big Ten first announced its men's basketball schedule, Maryland's inaugural game in its new league seemed more like an initiation into an elite club. Playing perennial power Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich., appeared to be a tough way...
  • Outside of Wisconsin, Big Ten defying early expectations

    Figuring out the Big Ten is confounding. Michigan State, the team picked to finish third in the conference in the preseason media poll, already has four losses. Nebraska, a dark horse choice to win the league, is saddled with four losses as well —...
  • NCAAF roundup: Harbaugh comes home to Michigan

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Harbaugh comes home to Michigan Jim Harbaugh was Michigan's man all along. "Our guy came home," interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Tuesday. Harbaugh, 51, spoke in gravelly tones and poked fun at himself for...
  • Northwestern survives Big Ten opener at Rutgers -- barely

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — His team's performance did not unfold as aesthetically as Chris Collins had projected Tuesday, but the flu-ridden Northwestern coach was quite pleased with the result — a 51-47 victory over Rutgers as the Wildcats won...
  • Preview: Minnesota at Purdue

    Minnesota made big strides in the non-conference portion of its schedule and enters Big Ten play on a roll. The Golden Gophers will try to secure their ninth straight win when they visit Purdue for the Big Ten opener for both schools on Wednesday. The...
  • Purdue 72, Minnesota 68

    Purdue 72, Minnesota 68: Kendall Stephens knocked down four 3-pointers en route to 19 points as the Boilermakers took over down the stretch and turned away the Golden Gophers in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Rapheal Davis went 10-of-10 from the...