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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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  • Big Ten's NCAA tournament prospects not looking so hot

    The Big Ten was expected to have a down season. But the league isn't meeting those expectations. It's worse than everyone thought. "I thought (teams) would take a step back, but not that far," said Jerry Palm, bracketologist for CBSSportscom. "The big...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 1/28 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    3:30 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open.--ESPN2 2 p.m.    Golf: LPGA Coates Championship first round (in Ocala, Fla.).--Golf 3 p.m.    Tennis: Australian Open (d.).--ESPN2 6 p.m.    Basketball: McDonald’s All-American selection show (d.).--ESPNU...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/24 log (updated Friday AM)

    4:30 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters (in Doha).--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup...
  • Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud

     Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud
    Illinois was down another man. But that certainly didn't mean the Illini considered themselves out. With only seven players from their usual rotation available for Wednesday night's game against Purdue, the Illini played like they had all the manpower...
  • Wednesday's matchup: Purdue at Illinois

    Wednesday's matchup: Purdue at Illinois
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Wednesday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670. Records: Purdue 11-7, 3-2 Big Ten; Illinois 12-7, 2-4. Shannon Ryan's quick look: The Illini are coming off their first home loss of the season after falling to Indiana on Sunday. Without Rayvonte Rice,...
  • Illinois has tall order against Purdue's pair of 7-footers

    Illinois was pestered Sunday night by one of the smallest — and most offensively effective — teams in the country in a loss to Indiana. The Illini will face the opposite problem Wednesday night in Champaign. "They're big," coach John Groce...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 1/21 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    3 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open second round.--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters first round (in Doha).--Golf 3 p.m.    Tennis: Australian Open second round (d.).--ESPN2 3 p.m.    Football: Senior Bowl practice (in Mobile, Ala.).--NFL Net. 7 p.m.  ...
  • Record crowd sees Illini come up short vs. Indiana

    CHAMPAIGN — In a game of runs, Indiana sprinted to the finish ahead of Illinois. The Hoosiers beat Illinois 80-74 before a record crowd at the State Farm Center on Sunday, using a 13-2 run to close it out. "Just a play or two here or there,"...