COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — With a stunning performance on Maryland's home floor, Purdue provided the rest of the Big Ten reason to believe the Terrapins' reign as three-time defending champions could be in jeopardy.
Dakota Mathias looked like a man who had just been punched in the gut. And in some ways, he had after the No. 3-ranked Boilermakers’ 68-65 loss at No. 4 Michigan State.
WEST LAFAYETTE — After Purdue's 14-point lead evaporated and Carsen Edwards' career night became an afterthought, the biggest game Mackey Arena will see in this, its 50th season, reached its breaking point.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Coach Jeff Brohm ambled down the stairs at Purdue’s new football performance complex Wednesday afternoon to find a handful of reporters waiting for him.
The Boilermakers had just extended their NCAA-best winning streak to 19 games when senior forward Vincent Edwards took a moment to enjoy his own personal streak.
Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25. And with the way they're playing, they might stay there for a while longer, too.
For the third straight game, the Boilermakers survived a scare, grinding out a win when they couldn’t rely on 3-point shooting to carry them, 78-76.
As the victories have piled up and Purdue’s winning streak has stretched to a school-record 18 games, an image of this Purdue basketball team has begun to emerge: the image of a monster.
The routine always starts the same way. At the end of shootaround, Purdue senior forward Vincent Edwards grabs a ball from assistant coach D.J. Byrd.
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm lost a valuable piece of his staff Friday afternoon when the school announced assistant coach Tony Levine resigned “to pursue opportunities outside of coaching.”
Purdue kept knocking down shots — 3-pointer after 3-pointer, with midrange jumpers thrown in — on the way to a lopsided win that allowed the 18th-ranked Boilermakers to close the Battle 4 Atlantis on a positive note.
Western Kentucky's short-handed roster earned a rare win against a ranked team. And now No. 18 Purdue is trying to figure out what's happened to its high-scoring offense.
The Carolina Panthers signed former Purdue standout Kawaan Short, their franchise player, to a five-year contract extension on Monday, keeping the Pro Bowl defensive tackle with the team through the 2021 season.
Villanova's Josh Hart, Kansas' Frank Mason III, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan and UCLA's Lonzo Ball are the finalists for the Naismith Trophy as the top player in men's college basketball.
With four games remaining in the regular season, a conference title is within sight for the Boilermakers. However, when Purdue travels to the Bryce Jordan Center for a rematch with Penn State, an upset loss could seriously derail those aspirations.
Former Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke’s vision was to bring together the top four Division I college basketball programs in the state and play an annual doubleheader around the holidays in Central Indiana.
As time wound down before the start of Saturday’s game, Purdue freshman Carsen Edwards lined up one last shot and let it fly. The half-court heave swished through the hoop, igniting fans who arrived early for the matchup with Morehead State.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Twenty years ago, Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke and assistant athletic director Roger Blalock boarded a plane in West Lafayette and set off in search of a football coach to resurrect their struggling program.
Follow Spike Albrecht through an entire basketball practice. There he is, dribbling the ball at the top of the key. Now, look, he’s sprinting back on defense. Now, he’s cutting to the basket.
Basketball fans will get their first look at the 2016-17 Purdue men's team Tuesday when the Boilermakers host D-II school Southern Indiana in a 7 p.m. exhibition matchup at Mackey Arena, the final dress rehearsal before the opener on Nov. 11.
Purdue sophomore running back Markell Jones said he plans to play Saturday against Nevada, two weeks after leaving the game against Cincinnati with an AC joint injury to his left shoulder.
Trips to Auburn haven't been kind to LSU in recent years. If that is to change, coach Les Miles' 18th-ranked squad will need poised performances from a banged-up offensive line and a recently promoted quarterback making his first road start in the Southeastern Conference.
Side by side, Purdue linebackers Ja’Whaun Bentley and Markus Bailey slowly pedaled stationary bikes during the final practices of the 2015 season.
Wearing a gold and black No. 33 jersey, freshman punt returner Jackson Anthrop backpedaled into position at the 50 yardline. “Danny! Danny! Danny!” Purdue running backs coach DeAndre Smith yelled, like a parent momentarily mixing up his kids’ names.
The Purdue Board of Trustees ratified the hire of athletic director Mike Bobinski and the contract extension for men’s basketball coach Matt Painter on Friday.
When Mike Bobinski was announced as Purdue’s next athletic director on Aug. 9, he made the analogy that the program was well positioned in the starting blocks. Outgoing athletic director Morgan Burke prefers a different metaphor.
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