Tag: Purdue Boilermakers

New Luvabulls Squad Announced; Illini and Boilermakers Represented

Last night the Chicago Bulls selected the 2011-12 Luvabulls, their official dance team. And I was on hand at UIC athletic center to see the final cut of NBA dancer hotties, and to meet and greet the new 2011-12 Luvabulls squad. Yes, I really know work is so difficult and grueling for me, isn’t it?... Read more »

Will Bulls Draft East Chicago Kid E'Twaun Moore?

E’Twaun Moore grew up a Chicago Bulls fan. It’s only natural since the 6-4, 191 pound three (he’ll probably fit better at the two at the next level) is from East Chicago, IN. And there’s a strong chance the hometown team could take the local kid. Moore worked out at the Berto Center (Bulls practice... Read more »

Big 10 Hoops News: Illinois, Northwestern, Purdue

The Purdue Boilermakers will open the college basketball season on Nov. 11 when they host Northern Illinois in the first of two rededication games in conjunction with Mackey Celebration Weekend. The game will mark the official celebration of the three-year, $99.5 million renovation that represents the most comprehensive and significant facility undertaking in the University’s... Read more »

Bulls vs. Pacers: View From Indy with Fox 59's Brittany Diehl

Today we brought in the talented and lovely Brittany Diehl from Fox 59 News in Indianapolis to talk about all things Indiana sports. Including the Bulls vs. Pacers NBA Playoffs series. Here’s your opportunity to hear what the opponents media has to say about Game 3 and beyond. We even, out of season, hit on... Read more »

Brutally Honest 2011 Big Ten Tournament Preview and Predictions

As mediocre as the Big Ten has looked this season (and a major reason why it looks so mediocre is because expectations were sky-high in October) that big muddled middle mush should make for an exciting conference tournament. There really is very little difference between seeds 4-7. And the league is indicative of college basketball... Read more »

With Hummel out, JaJuan Johnson Carries More of Purdue's Load

The Purdue Boilermakers came in with high hopes for a Big Ten and possibly a national championship, but their college basketball season took  a serious turn for the worse before it even got started when Boilers MVP Robbie Hummel went down for the count on October 15th. Now Boilers coach Matt Painter will no doubt... Read more »

East Chicago's E'Twaun Moore Critical for Purdue

With yet another season ending injury to Robbie Hummel, the Purdue Boilermakers are going to need a lot from 6’4″, 184 lb swingman E’Twaun Moore. A valuable three from East Chicago, IN, Moore matters now more than ever, as Purdue looks to fill the all the production vacated by Hummel’s absence. They had Final Four... Read more »

Illinois-Purdue: Brutally Honest Game Preview

When you hear Illinois vs. Purdue, its sounds like a great Big Ten Tournament title game in Men’s basketball right? Well this Saturday the match on the gridiron, features two teams that will likely end up bowl eligible, so the winner likely gets a leg up in the bowl selection hierarchy come December. Is Illinois... Read more »

Purdue's Robbie Hummel OUT FOR SEASON

It appears that the curse bedeviling Purdue’s football team has now carried over to basketball. This is just ridiculous for the Boilermakers. They lost their starting QB, tailback and the best WR in the Big Ten for the season. Now they lost their best and most important player in basketball, coincidentally a year after they... Read more »

Ryan Kerrigan needs to be Purdue's rock on Defense

When Purdue plays their opener at Notre Dame Saturday, they’ll do so with a ton of questions about their running game, offensive line, and secondary. The Boilers are no doubt confident in their passing game. This is Purdue, the school that gave us “basketball on grass” after all. But the strength of the team is... Read more »