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No. 21 Purdue dominates Old Dominion 61-39

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Center A.J. Hammons scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half and Kendall Stephens sparked a second-half run with nine of his 12 points after halftime and No. 21 Purdue defeated Old Dominion 61-39 Saturday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. Hammons and Stephens came off the bench to lift the Boilermakers after a rough start from the field...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 6 Iowa Hawkeyes will host the Purdue Boilermakers in a Big Ten showdown. Iowa (10-0)  looks to remain unbeaten and keep it’s national championship hopes alive as it hosts Purdue (2-8) in this one. ESPN2 has coverage of this game beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Kinnick Stadium. The Odds: Iowa is a 21 point favorite against Purdue. The over/under for this game...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Caleb Swanigan off to quick start with Purdue

The Purdue Boilermakers are currently ranked as the No. 21 team in the nation and they are expecting to have a big season. One of the big reasons for their expected success is the early play from highly-touted recruit Caleb Swanigan. He has been an absolute beast throughout the first two games of the season and is going to be a key player throughout the year. Swanigan is a huge...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue’s Hazell inspires despite struggles

IOWA CITY — Purdue Coach Darrell Hazell entered this season at a crossroads. But whichever direction he took, his players prepared to follow him.Hazell, 51, guided Purdue to a 4-20 record in his first two seasons, including a 1-15 mark in Big Ten play. It hardly represented progress from mediocrity, of which the Boilermakers have wallowed since Joe Tiller’s era ended in 2008...

Mathias, Haas lead No. 23 Purdue over Vermont 107-79

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Dakota Mathias scored 17 points and Isaac Haas added 16 in Purdue's 107-79 victory over Vermont on Sunday in a game in the Naismith Hall of Fame Tipoff. Caleb Swanigan added 14 points and 13 rebounds, Vince Edwards scored 14 points, Rapheal Davis had 12 and Kendall Stephens scored 11 for Purdue (2-0). Stephens and Haas scored 11 points each in a 60-point...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 Purdue Basketball Season Predicto!

I’ve written thousands of words about the upcoming basketball season, we’ve recorded hours of podcasts about how special this year could be, and the time is finally here. So we’ll keep this short and sweet.  Your official predictions for the 2015-2016 Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball season. Let’s make it a good one, people.   J Money aka Yung Papa Bear Follow @JL_Voice...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilermakers are going all in with old-school hoops approach

Purdue has a 7-foot, all-conference center in A.J. Hammons. Reese Strickland USA TODAY SportsMatt Painter believes old-school basketball still works.So the Purdue coach is ditching the small-ball trend and going all in with one of the biggest teams in the nation, hoping it will put the Boilermakers back in the title conversation."We want to win the Big Ten. We want to win the Big...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: 12:00 p.m. ETWhere: Ryan Field, Evanston, ILTV: BTNAll-Time Series: Purdue leads 50-28-1Last Meeting: Northwestern 38-14, in 2014Line: Northwestern -16.0 A week after winning a separation game against Penn State with a backup quarterback, Northwestern must defend against a letdown vs. Purdue in order to keep hopes alive for a possible division championship and a major...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

PURDUE BASKETBALL BEAT #30: Season 3 Episode 6, The Season Preview

It’s basketball season, which means Purdue fans can be happy again! Michael and Aneesh preview Boiler basketball for a blissful 20 minutes, and are then joined by the grandfathers of this beautiful website, JMoney and Boilerdowd. Topics include Caleb Swanigan’s eligibility scare, AJ Hammons’ residence in Coach Matt Painter’s doghouse, the redshirt decisions of Basil Smotherman...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Basketball Preview: Vince Edwards

[Click here to see the rest of the 2015 player preview posts.] 2014-2015 Season Reflection Vince Edwards was born in a manger, as a 30 person choir was singing and the stars were shining bright to celebrate his emergence in this world. Many people travelled far and wide to offer any gifts they could afford, as they had heard of the coming of a special child. This child would be...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Illini run all over Boilermakers in 48-14 blowout

Ke'Shawn Vaughn finished with 180 yards and two touchdowns on only 16 carries.  Michael Conroy APWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Illinois entered Saturday's game at Purdue ranked last in the Big Ten in rushing, averaging 114.6 yards in all games and only 67.2 yards during its first four conference games.But the Illini solved that problem for at least one week, getting 16 carries for 180...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Purdue Make a Mistake in Extending Hazell?

Christmas came early this year for Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell. As for Boilermaker fans, you could say that the Grinch stole Christmas early. Purdue announced that it will retain Hazell for his fourth year next season, despite causing fans to actually drink boilermakers. Last Saturday, Purdue caught Nebraska at the right time, beating the Huskers 55-45 at home. Hazell has been...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue to retain Darrell Hazell for 2016 season

The Purdue Boilermakers haven’t had a good football team in a while. The team hasn’t made a bowl game since 2012 and since then have had a pretty dismal record on the field. Head coach Darrell Hazell is in his third season as head coach and his team is 2-6. After 1-11 and 3-9 seasons in his first two years, you would think that the coach is in pretty hot water right now. According...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue F Basil Smotherman to redshirt for 2015-16 season

Basil Smotherman would have been entering the 2015-16 college basketball season as a junior, but has instead decided to redshirt and will focus on being a key piece for the Purdue Boilermakers next season. According to a report from College Basketball Talk, Purdue announced the decision and Smotherman is 100 percent on board. Last season with the Boilermakers, Smotherman averaged just...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilers Masquerade as B1G Football Team

On the back of an explosive 3rd quarter, Purdue beats beleaguered Cornhuskers 55-45 on Halloween afternoon Purdue had lost their last nine Big Ten football games…and playing historically-strong programs had been nothing but scary under Hazell. But today, Purdue’s defensive backfield terrorized the Cornhuskers’ backup QB to the tune of four interceptions (three by Brown alone...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star Purdue center Caleb Swanigan cleared by NCAA

The Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball program got some good news on Friday. According to reports, the 6-foot-9, 250-pound freshman center has been cleared by the NCAA. He will obviously provide a major boost to the Boilermakers in the paint. Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan has been cleared by the NCAA, Matt Painter told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) October 30, 2015...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Basketball Preview: Predicting the Statlines

Brace yourselves, fellow Purdue basketball junkies. We are on the precipice of the most anticipated Boilermaker basketball season since JaJuan and E’Twaun were on campus, complete with far off dreams of a Big Ten championship and an Elite Eight (dare we say Final Four) appearance being not completely unrealistic. It also means we get to stop pretending to care about football! Purdue’s...
Via Boiled Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 8’s Week 8 Big Ten Power Rankings 14) Purdue Boiler Makers: (1-6) This Purdue team just continues to lose. Their latest loss came on the road Saturday at the hands of Wisconsin, 24-7. There really isn’t much more to say other than I don’t expect them to win a single game the rest of the way. 13) Rutgers Scarlet Knights: (3-3) Rutgers survived a shootout with...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrell Hazell still believes the team can turn things around

The Boilermakers' confidence has not wavered according to their head coach. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY SportsThe Purdue Boilermakers have struggle again out of the gates in 2015, starting the season 1-5.Coach Darrell Hazell is squarely on the hot seat, having made yet another quarterback change during the season. The team has a rough road ahead of them to get bowl eligible this season...
Via Fox Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pair of Boilermakers arrested on marijuana, alcohol charges

As if the Purdue Boilermakers didn’t already have enough problems to deal with this season, two of their freshman defensive players were arrested this past weekend. This is certainly becoming a problem for this team as it is the second pair of players to be arrested in the span of a month. According to College Football Talk, linebacker Wyatt Cook and defensive end Chazmyn Turner...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2015-2016 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 two sub-.500 seasons, Matt Painter’s 2014-2015 Boilermakers appeared bound for another […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Purdue...
Via Inside the Hall
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Boilermakers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Purdue Boilermakers are looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season last year, with high hopes of making it back to a bowl game. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Purdue’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: A look at the 2015 offense

It will be year three of the Darrell Hazell era at the helm of the Purdue Boilermakers, yet if you pay attention to preseason camps it will feel eerily familiar. Questions at quarterback, running back and an offensive line still a work in progress were features of this group back in 2013. Here we are in 2015 and those same three issues face this team. That’s not exactly the sign...
Via Talking 10
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: Did 2014 mean progress for Hazell’s bunch?

Life after Joe Tiller hasn’t exactly been fun for the Purdue Boilermakers nation. Since Tiller left the program for retirement following the 2008 season, Purdue football has made a mess of things. So much so that it has failed to produce a winning record in a regular season of football since the Tiller era. The 2014 season wasn’t the rock bottom of year one of the Darrell Hazell...
Via Talking 10
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Purdue Boilermakers unveil new alternate helmet for 2015

Purdue Boilermakers football needs something, anything to spark this team from obscurity in 2015. So, it appears Darrell Hazell’s bunch is going to continue to try to spice things up on the helmet front. Unlike past seasons when matte-black helmets with railroad track stripes or neon yellow decals have been used, this time around the Boilermakers are going to go white with the...
Via Talking 10
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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