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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana
  • Updated

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.

  • By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.”

  • By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

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.

  • By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

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.

  • By The Associated Press

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.

  • By The Associated Press

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

The Big Ten Tournament tips off at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. But the only game Purdue will be playing is the waiting game.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.

  • By MIKE DEFABO | CNHI Sports 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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI Sports Indiana

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.

  • By MIKE DEFABO | CNHI News Service

Purdue's football team is still believing in bowl eligibility.

  • By MIKE DEFABO | CNHI News Service

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.

  • By MIKE DEFABO | CNHI News Service

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.

  • By The Associated Press

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI News Service

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI News Service

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.

  • By Mike DeFabo | CNHI News Service

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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