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Tanner Andrews, Ae’Rianna Harris Earn Big Ten Awards

A couple of other sports get some Big Ten love. So far this season we usually on the lookout for Caleb Swanigan when it comes to Big Ten awards. This week we happily can give some love to a couple of other players in other sports. Ae’Rianna Harris - Women’s Basketball - Harris had a big week for the women’s basketball team in wins over Rutgers and Iowa. She averaged 11 points...
Via Hammer and Rails
5 hours ago

Purdue Basketball: The Boilermakers are not a team you want to play come March

The Purdue Boilermakers are one of the nations hottest teams in the NCAA. Purdue is coming off of a dominating win against Michigan State, making it their fifth straight win. Purdue currently sits at 22-5 on the season, good for first in the Big Ten and No. 16 ranked overall. They are a team who has it clicking on both sides of the ball and when the NCAA tournament is underway, the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eron Harris suffers knee injury as MSU falls at Purdue 80-63

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue leads the Big Ten Conference, thanks to 6-foot-8 power forward Caleb Swanigan and 7-2 center Isaac Haas. Swanigan had 24 points and 15 rebounds for his 23rd double-double of the season, Haas added 18 points and the No. 16 Boilermakers beat Michigan State 80-63 on Saturday. The big men combined to make 15 of 23 field goal attempts and 11 of 12 free...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Swanigan, Haas carry No. 16 Purdue past Michigan State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Caleb Swanigan had 24 points and 15 rebounds, and Isaac Haas scored 18 points, leading No. 16 Purdue to an 80-63 victory over Michigan State on Saturday. With the victory, the Boilermakers (22-5, 11-3) take a half-game lead over Maryland and Wisconsin in the Big Ten standings. The Terrapins and Badgers, who play Sunday in Madison, are 10-3. The double...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue 80, Mich. St. 63 - Purdue Looms Large

Size and another Biggie double-double keep Purdue on top the B10 Going into Purdue’s rematch, the signs were there. A down year for Michigan State. A double-digit road win against the Spartans already under their belts. Freshly perched on top of the Big 10 standings after a couple surprising outcomes last week. This had all the looks of a trap game, a hiccup, a trip just in front...
Via Hammer and Rails
2 days ago

Caleb Swanigan and Purdue Immortality

This is not just another fluff piece on Caleb Swanigan. It is a piece on what he means to us as a member of the Purdue family. The first time I was really aware of Caleb Swanigan I was really mad at him. It was M arch 16, 2014: Regional Saturday in Indiana. This day is practically a holy day for lovers of Indiana High School Basketball like me. The 64 sectional winners are winnowed...
Via Hammer and Rails
4 days ago

Purdue Basketball’s guide to March success

Purdue Basketball was an early season favorite to win the Big Ten, and is still a strong candidate to take home the Big Ten Championship trophy early next month. With wins over Wisconsin at home and Maryland in College Park, you would think Purdue would be on top of the Big Ten standings, but with damaging losses to Minnesota in overtime, Nebraska in Lincoln, and Iowa in Iowa City...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue drops Rutgers 74-55 as Boilermakers continue surge

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Center Isaac Haas had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and power forward Caleb Swanigan added 12 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 16 Purdue pulled away from Rutgers 74-55 on Tuesday night. Purdue (21-5, 10-3 Big Ten) led only 45-39 with just over 12:30 remaining, but from the 11:15 mark until he left the game with 2:20 to play, Haas scored 16 points, and the Boilermakers...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Haas, Swanigan lead No. 16 Purdue past Rutgers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Center Isaac Haas had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and power forward Caleb Swanigan added 12 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 16 Purdue pulled away from Rutgers 74-55 on Tuesday night. Purdue (21-5, 10-3 Big Ten) led only 45-39 with just over 12:30�remaining, but from the�11:15�mark until he left the game with�2:20�to play, Haas scored 16 points...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball Rankings February 13: Purdue Stays at 16

Purdue is ranked right where it has been all year. Just two weeks ago Purdue's streak of consecutive weeks in the AP top 25 was in danger, as the Boilermakers slipped to No. 23 in advance of playing two straight ranked teams. Now, Purdue has stayed in the top 25 for a 34th consecutive week (7th longest active streak behind Kansas, Arizona, Villanova, Virginia, North Carolina, and...
Via Hammer and Rails
7 days ago

March Madness Bracket Reveal: Purdue Not in Top 16

For the first time ever we get a February sneak peek at the brack, and Purdue has work to do. This year the selection committee is trying something new. For the first time ever they had a Febraury reveal of the top 16 seeds in the NCAA Tournament bracket if the season ended today. It was not good news for Purdue. Whent he top 16 were revealed out Boilermakers were NOT listed as...
Via Hammer and Rails
9 days ago

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan Weighed Almost 400 Pounds in 8th Grade, Is Now the Best Player in the Big 10

In an NCAA season dominated by phenomenal freshmen like Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz, Caleb Swanigan has flown under the radar. That's a travesty. A 6-foot-9, 245-pound sophomore forward for the Purdue Boilermakers, Swanigan has been posting ridiculous numbers. Check out his flashy stat line in Purdue's most recent game: 23 points, 20 rebounds, 6 assists and a block. He's...
Via Stack
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue powers past Illinois 91-68

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Center Isaac Haas had 24 points and six rebounds, and power forward Caleb Swanigan added 22 points and 10 rebounds in No. 21 Purdue's dominating 91-68 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.Haas scored 13 points in the second half when the Boilermakers (15-4, 4-2 Big Ten) led by as many as 27. Swanigan had a four-point first half but was almost unstoppable...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball shines with an impressive win over Iowa

Purdue basketball came out of Wednesday’s game victorious with a convincing win over an Iowa team who had won their previous five games. Purdue cruised to a 89-67 win, adding to what is now their seventh straight victory. Purdue now holds a 12-2 record overall, 1-0 in conference play. Purdue jumped out to a 49-25 first half lead behind the guard play of Carsen Edwards and Dakota...
Via isportsweb.com
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Four Purdue football players accused of sexual assault

Four Purdue football players have been accused of sexual assault by two fellow students in an incident that allegedly took place on Oct. 13. According to a news release from Massillamany & Jeter LLP, the law firm representing the students who say they were assaulted, the incident took place at an off-campus residence where the players live and was reported to police immediately...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Purdue gives Villanova taste of its own buzzer-beater medicine before halftime

You’re going to see the Villanova buzzer-beater that lifted them over the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the 2016 national title a lot this season. Monday, Purdue decided it wanted to provide a rebuttal. The No. 4 Wildcats traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana on Monday to take on the No. 15 Boilermakers in a big, early-season showdown between two of the sport’s best squads....
Via The Comeback
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

McGuire’s Musings: Reset Heisman talk, Western Michigan to Cotton Bowl, Les Miles to Purdue?

Is this a year when a player besides a quarterback or running back deserves serious Heisman Trophy consideration? Will the Western Michigan Broncos be rowing their boat on New Year’s Day? And should Les Miles be Purdue’s top target for its next football coach? Those are but some of the big topics circulating through college football as we go into the final month of the 2016...
Via The Comeback
October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Scouting Report on Purdue

The Nebraska Football team comes back home this weekend after taking care of business in Bloomington, Indiana last weekend. This week the Huskers host the Boilermakers of Purdue. If you were to ask a Nebraska fan about the game last year, you might get an angry response. The Boilermakers beat Nebraska in a shootout 55-45. So of course, Nebraska will be playing with a little extra...
Via isportsweb.com
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

The top 5 reasons Darrell Hazell didn’t work out at Purdue

At one point during Saturday’s Ohio State – Wisconsin game, the Aflac (advertise, please) trivia question came on about which Big Ten team was the last to defeat three top 10 conference teams in a season. The answer was 2003 Michigan, to which surprise was elicited to know that Purdue was one of those teams. We all miss the Joe Tiller era. None more than actual Purdue misses...
Via The Student Section
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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