Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue’s Danny Hope: ‘I don’t get the twitter thing’

Social media has become an amazing tool for both individuals and groups to grow their brand, share their opinion and connect with others anywhere in the world.

As to whether athletes, specifically college athletes, should have twitter has been argued back in forth. Many coaches, like Purdue basketball coach Matt Painter, have banned twitter in-season.

I don’t like that decision for many reasons, but mostly …

Kelsey Barlow runs out of chances at Purdue, dismissed from team

He had his chances, probably more than he should. Ultimately, Purdue head coach Matt Painter had enough with Kelsey Barlow. The junior guard was dismissed from the team Friday afternoon after another incident.

According to the police report, Barlow was at Where Else Bar in West Lafayette late Thursday night and he either left or was kicked out. He then came back in search of …

The magic is still there – Butler rallies past Purdue 67-65

In the first game of the Crossroads Classic between Purdue and Butler, it was a tale of two halves. Butler trailed for all but the final 16 seconds, but fought back to beat Purdue 67-65 at Conseco Fieldhouse.

This game had a March Madness feel to it, down-to-the-wire, with a tip-in for the win. Butler went on a 11-1 run to close the game, and …

A closer look at the controversial Indiana-Purdue possession call

After an efficient first quarter, the Hoosiers struggled offensively until the final quarter.

With eleven minutes to go, Indiana scored and converted on a two-point conversion to cut the Purdue lead to eight. One score.

On Indiana’s next series, the first officiating mistake came on the punt where a Purdue player was laying in the end zone and tried to down the ball at the …

Despite shortfalls, bucket game meaningful for both Indiana and Purdue

In-state rivals Indiana and Purdue meet for the 114th time Saturday. With the conclusion of the season in sight, each team carries a different attitude into the 87th meeting for the Old Oaken Bucket.

For Indiana, the end to a disappointing season is near. After a new coaching staff and new attitude, many were hopeful for changes on the field. As Colts (zero wins) and …