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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Purdue

    You could summarize Northwestern's season this way: bad, good, bad, good. Winners of two straight, can these 5-6 Wildcats reach the postseason? First, a look back at their 38-14 mauling of Purdue. Offense: A- On the day Trevor Siemian finally showed...
  • Northwestern wants to keep 'one-game season' going

    Northwestern wants to keep 'one-game season' going
    Offensive lineman Brandon Vitabile reacted to a question about whether he had glanced at any bowl projections by adopting a poker face. Apparently that's a no-no for Northwestern players. Finally Vitabile cracked and asked: "They do those?" Yes,...
  • Former Olympia QB ends career at Northwestern with torn ACL

    Former Olympia football player Trevor Siemian's career ended at Northwestern when he tore the ACL in his left knee Saturday during the Wildcats’ 38-14 victory against Purdue. The senior starting quarterback had collected 2,214 passing yards and...
  • Proffet: Phenomenal year for Indiana's Tevin Coleman

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — On the bright side, if Indiana’s Tevin Coleman reaches 2,000 yards rushing on Saturday, he won’t be the first player to do it on a losing team. Coleman, a former Oak Forest standout, enters Saturday’s game...
  • College football on TV: What to watch this weekend

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: FRIDAY Houston (6-4) at Southern Methodist (0-10) 9 a.m., CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)...
  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPNU, WSCR-AM 670, WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Northwestern by 8. Records: Northwestern 5-6, 3-4 Big Ten; Illinois 5-6, 2-5. Last meeting: Northwestern won 37-34 on Nov. 30, 2013 in Champaign. On the offensive:...
  • Indiana defeats Purdue, keeps Old Oaken Bucket

    Zander Diamont scored from a yard out with 27 seconds to go and the host Hoosiers rallied from 10 points down to win the battle for the Old Oaken Bucket for the second straight season, defeating Purdue 23-16 in Bloomington, Ind. Tevin Coleman went over...
  • Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible

    Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible
    Running off Ryan Field after beating Northwestern, Illinois players were greeted by a small but exuberant bunch of fans chanting their names and yelling their call-and-repeat I-L-L, I-N-I cheer. But what Illinois savored most was the silence. "I...