Cincy's Octavius Ellis Ejected For Forearm Shiver, Cries As He Leaves

Cincinnati is locked in a tight battle with Purdue for the right to play (presumably) Kentucky in the next round, but their task just got a lot harder after forward Octavius Ellis was given a flagrant two and ejected for the forearm shiver above. He seemed to regret his excessively violent boxing out technique, as he… » 3/19/15 8:47pm 3/19/15 8:47pm

Purdue's Rapheal Davis Dives For Loose Ball, Takes Out Gregg Doyel

Purdue guard Rapheal Davis jumped into press row for a loose basketball during today's game against Penn State, and ended up knocking over a bunch of electronics and Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star. Everyone was fine, so if you want to guiltlessly enjoy Doyel falling on his ass, here you go. » 3/13/15 4:20pm 3/13/15 4:20pm

Northwestern Has Fired Bill Carmody After 13 Years Of…

In 13 seasons as the head coach at Northwestern University, an alleged Big Ten basketball program, Bill Carmody’s signature moment might’ve been getting hired in the first place. And that, presumably, is why the school fired him today. Cracker-box facilities, lack of tradition, and academic pressures notwithstanding,… » 3/16/13 1:40pm 3/16/13 1:40pm

Purdue Is Sorry They Blamed Cheap Purdue Donors For Matt Painter’s…

A day after sending out a letter that more or less blamed its boosters for men's basketball coach Matt Painter's meeting with Missouri officials, the Purdue athletic department sent out a hasty (or, as tipster and proud Mackey Challenge donor BigTenObsession calls it, "weaksauce") apology to its mailing list. Senior… » 3/30/11 3:40pm 3/30/11 3:40pm

Purdue Not-So-Subtly Blames Cheap Purdue Donors For Matt Painter's…

Purdue head coach Matt Painter, who has led the Boilermakers to four straight 25-win seasons, is meeting with Missouri officials in Florida today to discuss their recently vacated head coaching job. The John Purdue Club is in a tizzy over his potential departure, even though this scenario seems more representative of… » 3/29/11 2:25pm 3/29/11 2:25pm