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

NCAA Sweet 16: (1) Connecticut vs. (5) Purdue

West Region: No. 1 Connecticut (29-4) vs. No. 5 Purdue (27-9)
When: Thursday, 7:07 p.m., EDT
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona


1) More Than the Sum of their Parts The Huskies have made a habit of winning without key individuals all season long. Forward Stanley Robinson sat… » 3/26/09 1:50pm 3/26/09 1:50pm

NCAA First Round: (5) Purdue vs. (12) Northern Iowa

West Region: No. 5 Purdue (25-9) vs. No. 12 Northern Iowa (23-10)
When: Thursday, 2:30 p.m., EDT
Where: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon


1) Consistently Decent. You hear all the time about how some programs are "consistently great," and others are mocked for being "consistently mediocre." Well,… » 3/18/09 11:15am 3/18/09 11:15am