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Purdue Senior Hoopers Raised the Standard

Zach Edey, Mason Gillis and Ethan Morton steer teammates in the right direction It was a gut-wrenching loss at Indiana for the No. 1-ranked Boilermakers. All losses to the intrastate rival Hoosiers are. When a reporter in the postgame press …


Black Pioneers Who Shaped Purdue Athletics

Five Boilermakers reflect on what it was like to be a Black student-athlete at Purdue Pioneers. There have been many in Purdue Athletics history. But perhaps none more important than those among the first Black student-athletes to compete for the …


Boiler Up, Hammer Down Under

Abbey Ellis has made her mark on the court halfway around the world from home.

The Purdue men's basketball bench celebrates a positive play during action at Mackey Arena.

Following dad to Purdue

Three Boilermaker hoopers form a trio of legacy players on this season’s team.

Purdue sophomore running back Devin Mockobee

Devin Mockobee’s running start 

Devin Mockobee has a blue-collar mentality and work ethic that is endearing and relatable to Purdue’s fan base.

Purdue head football coach Ryan Walters

Coach Walters: Man on a mission 

Purdue football coach Ryan Walters navigated many obstacles during a stunning and swift ascent to the summit of his profession.

Purdue men’s basketball coach Matt Painter

The persistent pursuit of (basketball) excellence

Purdue’s Matt Painter is in the process of building a program that is a model in the college basketball world.

Aidan O’Connell is the Boilermakers’ starting quarterback.

Faith in the process

Aidan O’Connell enters the 2022 season as the Boilermakers’ starting quarterback and may have a professional career in his future.

A Purdue golf ball on a golf course.

Sam Allen and his family’s generous gift to Purdue Golf

Sam Allen and his wife, Marsha, decided to bestow the largest gift for a facility in Purdue Athletics history.