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Caleb Swanigan looks for an opening. (Photo: Icon) Strength in numbers, along with various methods by which to produce victories, is paying huge early season dividends for No. 11 Purdue. The Boilermakers made only 14.3 percent of their 3-point attempts (3 of 21) and turned the...
P.J. Thompson works hard to get the ball upcourt against Florida. (Photo: Icon) UNCASVILLE, Conn. - No. 21 Purdue has dominated early this season with its two 7-footers, but showed on Sunday night it also has some pretty good perimeter players. Rapheal Davis scored 18 points to...
Iowa's Matt VandeBerg (89) can't catch a pass over Purdue safety Leroy Clark. (Photo: Icon) Iowa barely acknowledged winning the Big Ten West. The Hawkeyes have much bigger goals. C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and No. 6 Iowa clinched a share of the West title and a...
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 rushing yards and...
With a sparse Ross-Ade Stadium crowd of 31,351 to see it, third-year Purdue coach Darrell Hazell's wait for a Big Ten Conference home victory is over. And in a big way. Freshman quarterback David Blough , in only his fifth collegiate start, completed 28 of 43 passes for 274...
Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards heeded his defensive coordinator's request for more production. More games like the one Edwards had on Saturday against Purdue and Wisconsin will have another reliable playmaker on an already-dangerous defense. Edwards had a career-high 16...
Shannon Brooks breaks a tackle on the way to a 71-yard TD run. (Photo: Icon) Shannon Brooks gave Minnesota's running game a fresh start and an old look Saturday. He broke tackles, ran away from defenders and almost single-handedly got the Golden Gophers' sluggish offense in sync...
As a heavy underdog playing against a national title contender, Purdue could hardly ask for more than a chance to win on its final offensive drive. Boilermakers quarterback David Blough , however, is tired of falling short. Blough threw incomplete near midfield with about a...
Virginia Tech's Brenden Motley spent Saturday cleaning up the mistakes. His next task is avoiding them completely. On a day the junior quarterback fumbled three times, he also threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and nearly scored on a reception to help the Hokies pull away...

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