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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Area grads are difference makers for NCAA-bound teams

    Getting stoked for the Big Dance, are you? Chill, fellow couch potatoes. Take a deep breath. Before the next few weeks of emotional highs and lows unfold I'd like to remind you what a good year it was for Northwest Indiana talent. I would be derelict...
  • Winning ugly? Wisconsin victory 'beautiful basketball' if not work of art

    Winning ugly? Wisconsin victory 'beautiful basketball' if not work of art
    Before Wisconsin arrived in Chicago to state a strong case as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Badgers made a fashion statement when they unveiled new uniforms for the postseason. The unis feature a giant horizontal stripe and enlarged logos,...
  • Wisconsin runs away from Purdue in second half to gain Big Ten final

    Wisconsin runs away from Purdue in second half to gain Big Ten final
    Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky said that during downtime between competing in Big Ten tournament games the Badgers watched other conferences' tourney games on their hotel TVs, witnessing Duke and Virginia fall in the ACC tournament on Friday. But was...
  • No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season

    No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season
    With five seconds left and the No. 5 Maryland women's basketball team assured of perfection in the Big Ten Conference, coach Brenda Frese approached Brene Moseley near the bench during a stoppage in play Sunday for a long embrace. Frese had turned to...
  • Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament

    Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament
    Predicted top four seeds in NCAA tournament 1. Kentucky: Not that this deserves an explanation, but the undefeated Wildcats own the nation's top RPI. Not only have the Wildcats gone 33-0, they have won convincingly against 10 top-50 RPI teams. 2....
  • After frittering away season, Illinois has much work to do

    After frittering away season, Illinois has much work to do
    Minutes after Illinois' NCAA postseason hopes had ended, guard Rayvonte Rice said what many basketball players whose seasons have yet to be defined say. "We can't control what the committee decides," Rice said. Many would beg to differ. The Illini...