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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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  • St. Laurence grad Kyle Wood makes solid contact for Big Ten award

    In the opening game of his amazing weekend against Oklahoma earlier this month, it wasn't the at-bat in the first inning in which Kyle Wood drilled a three-run double that provided him the most satisfaction. Nor was it the plate appearance in the third...
  • 'March' on: Michigan State's Branden Dawson shining again in postseason

    'March' on: Michigan State's Branden Dawson shining again in postseason
    Midway through the first half of Michigan State's game against Purdue, Branden Dawson absorbed an elbow to the face from massive Boilermakers freshman Isaac Haas. Spartans coach Tom Izzo described Dawson as "out of it" at halftime, even though the Lew...
  • Purdue can't hold on against Cincinnati

    Purdue can't hold on against Cincinnati
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Troy Caupain banged a layup off the rim with 61 seconds left, and his Cincinnati teammates told him to shake it off. The sophomore guard listened, then more than made up for his miss. Caupain got Cincinnati to overtime with his...
  • Cincinnati Survives Purdue, Last AAC Team Left In NCAA Tournament

    Cincinnati Survives Purdue, Last AAC Team Left In NCAA Tournament
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Troy Caupain got Cincinnati to overtime with his buzzer-beating layup, then Coreontae DeBerry helped the eighth-seeded Bearcats beat Purdue 66-65 Thursday night in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament. The Bearcats...
  • Valparaiso baseball shut out at Purdue

    Valparaiso University's baseball team was shut out by a Big Ten opponent for the second time in two days on Wednesday, losing 2-0 at Purdue. VU (4-12), which lost 4-0 at Indiana on Tuesday, had a strong performance from starter Ellis Foreman. He allowed...
  • Gary native A.J. Hammons rises to challenge for Purdue

    The flames were still smoldering from the carnage that was Purdue's season. The last-place Boilermakers had just lost to Ohio State in the first round of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament, following six straight losses to end the regular season, and Matt...
  • Can any team stop Kentucky's march to NCAA title?

    Can any team stop Kentucky's march to NCAA title?
    No. 1 Kentucky is six victories from a rare undefeated season and the first in nearly 40 seasons of the NCAA tournament. The other 67 teams in the field were being categorized as also-rans before the first First Four tipoff Tuesday night. And it's not an...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 3/19 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Chicago Cubs vs. L.A. Dodgers (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Basketball: NCAA round of 64: Northeastern vs. Notre Dame, then Texas vs. Butler at 2:30.--CBS: WTKR 3, WTVR 6 Noon    Wrestling: NCAA championships’ first...
  • March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end

    March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end
    It took UC Irvine 38 years to qualify for the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, but now that the Anteaters are in, can they win a game? It's a tall order, but Irvine just might be in the zone. So predicts national college basketball writer...
  • Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010

    Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010
    This was part of the reason Mark Turgeon took the Maryland coaching job four years ago to succeed retiring future Hall of Famer Gary Williams. It was part of the reason Jake Layman stayed in College Park last spring after three players he was...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    A preview of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional: THURSDAY :: LOUISVILLE, Ky. 1 Kentucky (34-0, Southeastern champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner (See matchup below) Kentucky, the tournament’s top overall seed, has a deep roster. No men’...