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Boilers Fade in Columbus

How Bad is it? Will Hammons ankle injury hamper him in the final two regular season games? Is he that good? Yes, D’Angelo Russell is one of the best players in America. Still on the bubble? Boilers miss golden opportunity in Columbus to shore up NCAA tourney birth.   aOSU has been a house of horrors for Purdue as long as I can remember. So honestly, I didn’t think winning was...
Via Boiled Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC Livechat: Purdue Boilermakers

You know it’s March when the Buckeyes can bee seen doing there thing during the evening. If there has been an imperative win this season (I feel like i’ve typed that 20 times this year), then tonight’s match up with Purdue at home is one of them. Winning at home in conference play though hasn’t been an issue for Thad Matta’s squad. The elephant in the room is more about...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue's size will challenge Buckeyes

Ohio State has a really big game Sunday night -- against a really good opponent. Purdue has won seven of its last eight games and comes to Columbus a half-game out of second place in the Big Ten. Nobody's catching Wisconsin, but the top four teams get first-round byes in the conference tournament. Purdue is dangerous because the Boilermakers are experienced, confident and big. 7...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: Purdue Boilermakers

The Ohio State Buckeyes (20-8, 9-6) return home to play the Purdue Boilermakers (19-9, 11-4) Sunday evening. The Boilermakers are currently in 2nd place in the Conference while the Buckeyes sit in 5th place. The Buckeyes look to get February behind them, as they treaded water with a 3-3 record, while Purdue was 5-1 during the same period. In fact, aside from the Feb 7th loss to Minnesota...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Smotherman's career night lifts Purdue over Rutgers 92-85

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Basil Smotherman scored a career-best 17 points and Rapheal Davis had 16 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night, leading Purdue to a 92-85 victory against slumping Rutgers. Jon Octeus had 14 points, A.J. Hammons scored 13 and Dakota Mathias and Kendall Stephens each added 11 for Purdue. Kadeem Jack led Rutgers with 18 points and 11 rebounds. It was Boilermaker...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Film Session: Purdue

In IU’s 67-63 loss to the Boilermakers on Thursday evening, A.J. Hammons was a force on both ends of the court. He disrupted Indiana’s shots at the rim and racked up 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the floor. We’ll take a look at the Hammons effect in the latest edition of Film Session: Stanford […] The post Film Session: Purdue appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
9 days ago  |  Discuss

HAMMONS HEARTLESSLY CRUSHES HOOSIERS, 67-63

Starters: Jon Octeus, Dakota Mathias, Ray Davis, Vince Edwards, AJ HammonsFinishers: Bryson Scott, Kendall Stephens, Ray Davis, Vince Edwards, AJ Hammons   What happened? Things you should absolutely remember from tonight: Purdue beat IU in Assembly Hall, 67-63, sweeping the Hoosiers for the first time since 2011. Purdue has won 7 of their last 8 games, with victories over three...
Via Boiled Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Indiana Hoosiers: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Purdue Boilermakers vs. Indiana Hoosiers.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubble Profile: The Curious Case of the Purdue Boilermakers

Prior to the start of Big Ten play, nobody in their right mind thought that the words “NCAA tournament team” and “Purdue” would even be near the same sentence, let alone in it. However, with just a week and a half left in February, the Boilermakers find themselves in second place in the Big Ten and firmly involved in the bubble hunt. How did this story evolve? Purdue had...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilers Roll Rutgerzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Big Players play big: Hammons playing well, consistently Where’s the Kid?: Stephens continues to turn the ball over and shoot poorly Synopsis: An ugly B1G road win is still beautiful.   A total of three players scored in double digits in Purdue’s first visit to play Rutgers as a B1G foe…on both teams. The guy who led all scorers had 17 points. Sadly, it wasn’t great defense...
Via Boiled Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Painter listed among ESPN’s “Hot Seat” coaches

“Your Favorite Team’s head coach makes a national hot seat list” is never a headline you want to read. But, even after the fun win against #25 Iowa, we’re here. Click here for the whole post by Jeff Goodman [EsPN Insider required]: 8. Matt Painter, Purdue Boilermakers Painter inked an eight-year deal in 2011 when he was contemplating going to Missouri, a time when he was...
Via Boiled Sports
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball Wants You to Pee on Your Girlfriend’s Phone

The Purdue Boilermakers are challenging their fans to an interesting proposition. No, not really but kinda really. The first 1500 fans for their game against Iowa on Saturday will receive a Purdue “P” logo on their phone, but the first 15 seconds of the promotional video implies another form of pee. Real mature guys. [SB Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball Beat: Season 2 Episode 6

Michael, Andy, and Aneesh are back to talk about Purdue’s first four Big Ten games. The Boilers opened with two come-from-behind victories against Minnesota and Michigan, suffered two moral-victory losses against #4 Wisconsin and #11 Maryland, and withstood a barrage of intestinal-targeting Twitter comments. Your boys at the Purdue Basketball Beat tackle all that, along with the...
Via Boiled Sports
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue unveils patriot helmets for game against Wisconsin Badgers

The Purdue Boilermakers are attempting hard to compete with the helmet game of its rivals in Bloomington, Ind. but it appears they are also doing it with altruistic intentions. Earlier this season the Boilermakers stood up to cancer and wore neon yellow stickers on their helmets. On Thursday, it was revealed that Purdue will honor the military with a special helmet on Military Appreciation...
Via Talking 10
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Football is Trying Bold Recruiting Tactics

College athletics recruiting has taken some very interesting turns over the last decade and the Purdue Boilermakers are seeking to continue the tireless revolution. Darrell Hazell’s staff sent a letter to Bloomington (IN) South High School senior offensive tackle Kamran Beitvashahi. However, instead of including a unique note to the in-state recruit, they elected to send him...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue pops early guard commit C.J. Walker

The Purdue Boilermakers won an early recruiting battle Tuesday, as 6′-0″ junior C.J. Walker announced his commitment to Purdue over Butler and others. Walker, of Indianapolis Tech (IN), is considered by some to be the top 2016 point guard in Indiana. In-state guards Ryan Cline and Grant Weatherford have already committed to be part of Purdue’s ’15 class, ...
Via Hoopniks
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers gets yellow helmets to support cancer research

Purdue Boilermakers football needs all the attention it can get these days. However, the Boilermakers have come up with a unique way of doing so in 2014, as they will sport bright yellow helmet decals in support cancer research. Neon yellow logos, shoe laces, socks & gloves in all white uniforms to support cancer research & survivors! pic.twitter.com/1QFWie0Jrt — Purdue...
Via Talking 10
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Purdue Boilermakers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Purdue Boilermakers. After a CBI appearance two seasons ago and missing the postseason altogether […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Purdue Boilermakers...
Via Inside the Hall
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone Is Trying To Trade Purdue To Another Conference On The Columbus, Ohio Craigslist Board

The Big Ten is not having a great afternoon, with Nebraska, Penn State, and Illinois struggling with McNeese State, Akron, and Western Kentucky, respectively. However, no one in the conference is having a worse afternoon than the lowly Purdue Boilermakers, who trail Central Michigan, a MAC school that struggled against Chattanooga last weekend, at home 31-17 midway through the fourth...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

Some would say last season was like ripping a Band-Aid off, others a bad nightmare as the Darrell Hazell era got off to a 1-11 start for the Purdue Boilermakers. That was 11 losses to FBS programs, with the lone win against FCS opponent Indiana State. Slow clap for that, but just because it was a horror start doesn’t mean things can’t turn around quickly. Don’t believe me?...
Via Talking 10
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Breakdown: Purdue Boilermakers Full Preview

Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell's first year in West Lafayette yielded decidedly unimpressive results. The Boilers went 1-11 overall, were winless in conference, and ranked 121st in terms of both national scoring offense and scoring offense. The defense was only minimally better, ranking 113th in scoring defense and 116th in total defense.It is evident that Hazell is taking...
Via Football Nation
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Turning The “P” On Its Football Helmet Into A Mosaic Of Fan Photos

The Purdue Boilermakers have apparently come up with a very interesting new way to get more fan interaction. Wednesday afternoon, the school unveiled a new campaign to get supporters to sign up for a “VIP card” before the season begins. How? By promising them that a photo of them will be featured on the team’s football helmets in 2014. No, really. Acccording to the photo below...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 PG PJ Thompson to Purdue

Shortly after receiving a scholarship offer from the Purdue Boilermakers, Brebeuf Jesuit (IN) lead guard P.J. Thompson pulled the trigger and pledged. Regarding his decision, Thompson posted to his Twitter account,”After a long process, I have officially decided to be a Boiler! Excited to be apart of the Purdue basketball family!” An in-state prospect, Thompson averaged ...
Via Hoopniks
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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