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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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  • A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule

    A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule
    With the regular season complete, the Maryland men's basketball team now turns its attention toward its first Big Ten Conference tournament, which will be held Wednesday through Sunday at the United Center in Chicago. The No. 2-seeded Terps have...
  • Sports flashback: When Indiana went 32-0 for Bobby Knight

    Sports flashback: When Indiana went 32-0 for Bobby Knight
    In the third minute of the 1976 NCAA tournament championship game against Michigan, Indiana's undefeated season was suddenly in jeopardy. Starter Bobby Wilkerson had taken an elbow to the head and hit the floor hard. The 6-foot-7 guard lay unconscious...
  • Rayvonte Rice helps Illinois keep NCAA hopes alive in his final home game

    Rayvonte Rice helps Illinois keep NCAA hopes alive in his final home game
    CHAMPAIGN — Twice, Nnanna Egwu lay on the court, wincing in pain for a few frightening moments for Illinois fans. True to form — for him and the Illini — the senior center bounced back up. "You feel it a little bit," Egwu said of...
  • Indiana wins opener of Big Ten women's tournament at Sears Centre

    Indiana wins opener of Big Ten women's tournament at Sears Centre
    With a loose, family-oriented environment as the backdrop, the Big Ten women's basketball tournament opened Wednesday with 12th-seeded Indiana topping 13th-seeded Penn State 68-63 at the Sears Centre Arena. No. 14 seed Purdue edged 11th-seeded Wisconsin...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/7 log (updated Saturday AM with matchups)

    7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 6: Reading at Bradford City.--FS1 7:30 a.m.    Golf: Africa Open third round (in East London, South Africa).--Golf 8 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup first round (doubles): U.S. at Great Britain and Switzerland at Belgium.--...
  • Lexie Brown's 27 points help Maryland women top Michigan State in Big Ten quarterfinals

    Lexie Brown's 27 points help Maryland women top Michigan State in Big Ten quarterfinals
    The last time Maryland's Lexie Brown played a game in the Chicago area, she got into early foul trouble, logged her fewest minutes in a Big Ten game and was unable to settle into an offensive flow in the regular-season finale. Five days later in the Big...
  • Indiana loses, but Tom Crean is defened by Tom Izzo

    BLOOMINGTON — Indiana coach Tom Crean came under heavy scrutiny this week. On Saturday, he might have gotten the biggest endorsement of all. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo used nearly 5 minutes of his news conference following the Spartans' 72-72...
  • Veterans pace Purdue to win over Illinois

    WEST LAFAYETTE — After one of Purdue's four nonconference losses in December, coach Matt Painter said that his team had to get older. With only senior Jon Octeus and juniors Rapheal Davis and A.J. Hammons as upperclassmen among the Boilermakers'...
  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Purdue

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Purdue
    TV/radio: 3:30 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670. Records: Illinois 19-11, 9-8 Big Ten; Purdue 19-11, 11-6. Shannon Ryan's quick look: Freshman forward Leron Black had his best game of the Big Ten season when he scored 15 points with 13 rebounds in...
  • Illinois still has a lot to prove against Purdue

     Illinois still has a lot to prove against Purdue
    Like a handful of other Big Ten coaches, Illinois coach John Groce does not know where his team sits on the NCAA tournament bubble. "One thing I do know is I think we're playing really good basketball right now," he said. "Does that guarantee anything?...
  • Terps women enter Big Ten quarterfinal against Michigan State with strength in reserve

    Terps women enter Big Ten quarterfinal against Michigan State with strength in reserve
    During the most important stages of any game in her high school career, Brene Moseley always had the ball in her hands. There was, for instance, the time she scored 17 points as a freshman in Paint Branch's victory in the Class 4A state title game, one of...