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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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  • Northwestern struggles to subdue Elon 68-67 in overtime

     Northwestern struggles to subdue Elon 68-67 in overtime
    Chris Collins refers to Pat Fitzgerald as "Mr. Northwestern" because of his impressive legacy as a football player and coach. In just his second season as the Northwestern basketball coach, Collins says he aspires to leave his mark similarly over a...
  • Northwestern 38, Purdue 14

    Northwestern 38, Purdue 14: Freshman Justin Jackson ran for 147 yards and two touchdowns and the Wildcats' defense turned four first-half turnovers into 17 points en route to an easy Big Ten victory against the host Boilermakers. Jackson scored on runs of...
  • Preview: Sacred Heart at Ohio State

    Coming off an impressive 74-63 home win over Marquette, No. 20 Ohio State begins a string of home games against teams it should handle without working up much of a sweat when it hosts Sacred Heart on Sunday night. The Buckeyes will also host Campbell on...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Purdue

    Coming off a bye week and in search of his first Big Ten Conference home win, second-year Purdue coach Darrell Hazell has been working hard on trying to improve his porous defense before Northwestern visits Saturday. On the other side, Wildcats coach...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Purdue

    Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Purdue
    TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPNU, WGN AM-720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Pick 'em. Records: Northwestern 4-6, 2-4 Big Ten; Purdue 3-7, 1-5. Last meeting: Purdue won 20-17 on Oct. 9, 2010, in Evanston. On the offensive: Austin Appleby gave the Purdue...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Desperate times call for … well, you know. So after another brutal week (1-6), it's time to take a radical step. I am going to fade my own picks, in handicapping vernacular. Yes, the selections below are the opposite of what I actually think will...
  • Teddy Greenstein predicts the Big Ten's bowl games

    The biggest question regarding the Big Ten's new bowl system is not how it will work. It's why anyone didn't think of this sooner. For decades the bowls determined which teams they would invite. They based their decisions on potential ticket sales,...
  • Brock Spack has Illinois State on verge of its 1st 10-win regular season

    Brock Spack has Illinois State on verge of its 1st 10-win regular season
    In most years basketball would have seized the spotlight by now at Illinois State. But in this November to remember, sixth-year coach Brock Spack's Redbirds football team remains the talk of the town as it stands on the brink of history. Ranked...
  • Tim Beckman says he needs time to build Illinois into a winner

    Tim Beckman says he needs time to build Illinois into a winner
    CHAMPAIGN — A four-win season at this point of the year is "nothing to brag on," Illinois coach Tim Beckman said. Yet on Monday he was projecting a seven-win season this year that could lead to an eight-win season next year. Meanwhile, many around...
  • Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny

    Coach Jerry Kill optimistic with Minnesota in control of its own destiny
    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill can predict the mood Nebraska will be in when the teams meet Saturday. "They won't be in a very good one," he said, "and they'll play their tails off." Kill doesn't expect the Cornhuskers (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) to have their...
  • Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game

    Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game
    People laugh at the awkward sponsor names of the bottom-tier bowl games. Hey, there's a Bitcoin Bowl! How many stadium nachos can one get me? But there's a serious side, too, and that became clear when cornerback Nick VanHoose spoke Monday about...