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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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  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/13 log (updated Friday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open second round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Washington vs. N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Basketball: Conference USA women’s semifinals: Southern Miss vs. Middle Tennessee,...
  • Illinois' NCAA hopes take hit with loss to Michigan

    Illinois' NCAA hopes take hit with loss to Michigan
    Illinois came into the Big Ten Tournament on the bubble and may have tumbled off it on Thursday. The Illini rallied from one big deficit, but couldn't repeat the feat and lost 73-55 to Michigan in a second-round game at the United Center. Now comes...
  • Penn State upsets Iowa in Big Ten Tournament

    Penn State upsets Iowa in Big Ten Tournament
    CHICAGO - The sleepy United Center turned into a premature slumberland Thursday for the Iowa men's basketball team. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (21-11) blew an 11-point second-half lead and fizzled out of the Big Ten Tournament with a 67-58 loss to 13th-...
  • 5 things Illinois needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament

    5 things Illinois needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament
    A lifelong couch potato isn't going to start running marathons. A corporate workaholic isn't going to take a year-long sabbatical through the Himalayas. Likewise in basketball, at this point of the year, teams aren't changing. "When you're in March,"...
  • Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format

    Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format
    Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call. But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...
  • Penn State hangs on to beat Nebraska in Big Ten tourney

    Penn State hangs on to beat Nebraska in Big Ten tourney
    CHICAGO - Penn State's Shep Garner pulled up for a deep 3-pointer, a few feet beyond the arc, and drilled it. The freshman guard confidently shook his head, mirroring D.J. Newbill's reaction to his 3 on the previous possession, as the Nittany Lions'...
  • Terps' record in close games bodes well now that it's tournament time

    Terps' record in close games bodes well now that it's tournament time
    Maryland men's basketball fans have been angsting all season about the number of narrow victories the Terps have recorded. The worry now is that if Mark Turgeon’s team gets in a close game in the NCAA tournament, the season could be over. That...
  • Lehigh's Vollaro out of NCAA wrestling tournament; Parker, two other locals, receive at-large bids

    Lehigh's Vollaro out of NCAA wrestling tournament; Parker, two other locals, receive at-large bids
    Doug Vollaro went from joy to heartbreak in about six hours Saturday. The Lehigh heavyweight celebrated his first NCAA wrestling tournament bid early in the afternoon when he took down Harvard's David Ng with one second left to secure his spot in the...
  • What are the Terps' odds of winning the Big Ten tournament?

    Maryland enters this week's Big Ten men's basketball tournament as the No. 2 seed, but the Terps don't have the second-best odds to win it. Wisconsin is predictably the overwhelming favorite, but betting site Bovada.lv has Ohio State as the second...
  • Illinois at its best when the shots are free

    Illinois at its best when the shots are free
    Shaquille O'Neal famously joked that his horrific free-throw shooting was a God-given gift meant to keep him humble. Former Bulls forward Orlando Woolridge once said his own wife told him he stunk at the line. Rick Majerus put it the most simply: "To...
  • Big Ten awards, tournament predictions

    Big Ten awards, tournament predictions
    BIG TEN AWARDS Teddy Greenstein All-conference: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin; D'Angelo Russell, Ohio State; Dez Wells, Maryland; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; D.J. Newbill, Penn State Player of the year: Kaminsky Frosh of the year: Russell Team of the...