Category Archives: Boilermakers

Rivals meet again – former Indiana and Purdue hoopers square off Saturday night

Former members of the Indiana and Purdue basketball teams will fight for bragging rights this Saturday at the second annual rivalry game, part of the Knox Indy Pro Am. The game, appropriately held on middle ground at The Jungle on the campus of IUPUI, will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. and it’s expected to be another…

2014 Knox Indy Pro Am tips off July 12th

The Knox Indy Pro Am returns to The Jungle at IUPUI July 12th to begin its sixth year. Running for five consecutive Saturdays through August 9th, the NBA-sanctioned league has a few new twists this year. Each week there will be two games, a 7 p.m. ET regular Knox Indy Pro Am league game followed by…

Knox Indy Pro Am to host Indiana-Purdue alumni rivalry game

Opening night of the fifth annual Knox Indy Pro Am will end with fireworks in the fashion of a rivalry game between alums from Indiana and Purdue University. On Thursday, Aug. 1., nearly a dozen representatives from each school are expected to do battle at Cardinal Ritter High School. Games will be played at 6 and…

Purdue players craft their own trick shot video, sorta

For some, the summer is a time to get some rest and have time to yourself after an exhausting season and school year. For others, it’s a good time to have some fun and play around. Sunday, two current Purdue basketball players, Dru Anthrop and D.J. Byrd, along with 2012 graduate Ryne Smith, made their…

Video: Robbie Hummel addresses media following Pacers predraft workout

Former Purdue forward Robbie Hummel was back in his home state to workout for the Indiana Pacers Friday. Hummel admitted that the last few weeks have been crazy and he feels like he’s been living in airports. Hummel went through workouts for 11 different teams and has two more (Charlotte, Toronto) scheduled. Many teams will…

Video: Indiana and Purdue dugouts clear in Big Ten Tourney title game

There were a lot of emotions on the field Saturday night between Indiana and Purdue. The two in-state rivals were playing for a Big Ten Tournament Championship. Tied at 5, top of the ninth, Purdue had two runners on. After a hit to third, the batter was out, one run scored (for the lead) and…

Crossroads Classic extended through 2014

I’m glad they didn’t screw this up. Sometimes, when egos get involved, poor decisions are made. Continuing the Crossroads Classic is not only great for the four big Indiana schools but it’s special for basketball fans. The universities announced Tuesday that the classic — held downtown Indianapolis at Bankers Life Fieldhouse — will continue at…

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….