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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 race starts for real now - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan State - INSIDE SLANT October is over and the Big Ten races are just beginning. As the calendar flips to November on Saturday, there is still much to be decided. In the East Division, there is clarity. The...
  • Huskers feeling good entering November

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT Physically speaking, Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong said he doesn't even feel like played in a game last week. Defensive tackle Kevin Williams, who's been through two major knee...
  • Boilermakers try again for breakthrough win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT Purdue came close to entering its bye week with an upset of Minnesota, only to fall just short in losing on the road, 39-38. This week brings another tough challenge, a trip to Lincoln to...
  • Quarterback Wes Lunt might return for Illinois' last 3 games

    Quarterback Wes Lunt might return for Illinois' last 3 games
    CHAMPAIGN — Desperate for hope in the final stretch of the season, Illinois may have found a sliver of it. Starting quarterback Wes Lunt might return for the final three games, coach Tim Beckman said Monday. Lunt, who has been out with a...
  • Preview: Minnesota at Illinois

    In Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, Illinois has faced two of the nation's top five tailbacks during its last three games. After a much-needed bye week to prepare, the Illini get yet another on Saturday when David Cobb and 24th-...
  • Minnesota's David Cobb latest threat to Illinois run defense

    When Illinois faces a formidable Big Ten running back, the results are memorable. And not in a good way for the Illini. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon rushed for 175 yards and four touchdowns. Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah rumbled for 208 yards and three...
  • J.T. Barrett proving to be Braxton Miller clone

    J.T. Barrett proving to be Braxton Miller clone
    Ohio State's quarterback looked to his left, intending to fire a bubble screen. But a Rutgers defensive lineman blocked his visual path to Evan Spencer, so the quarterback took off. He ran straight up the middle, motoring 33 yards past five defenders in...
  • Insurance for Big Ten athletes next on Jim Delany's wish list

    Jim Delany emphasized a single word. "This is college basketball," the Big Ten commissioner said Thursday during the conference's basketball media day, "and 'college' implies going to school and making progress. We want a squarer deal (for student-...
  • Here's how Big Ten basketball season shapes up

     Here's how Big Ten basketball season shapes up
    The Big Ten had an impressive 2013-14 season as three teams advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. This season's the conference might not be so gaudy on top but it has a stronger middle, which some could argue makes for a tougher league....
  • Previewing Maryland-Iowa with a Hawkeyes beat reporter

    Previewing Maryland-Iowa with a Hawkeyes beat reporter
    Back for a second season, we'll be previewing each of Maryland's football games by conducting a Q&A with a reporter who covers the Terps' next opponent. This week, we traded emails with Cody Goodwin, who covers Iowa football for The Daily Iowan. If...
  • Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 10th in inaugural Big Ten season

    Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 10th in inaugural Big Ten season
    An independent group of 27 sportswriters who cover the Big Ten picked the Maryland men's team to finish 10th in the 14-team league. The results of the poll were compiled by Bob Baptist of the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch. The highest Maryland was picked...