2014-2015 Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Road Schedule
As the Boilermakers head into another season sure to be
absolutely loaded with highlight-reel action, there is only one place to be if you're a true fan, and it definitely isn't
sitting on your couch hoping to get a glimpse of the game on that disappointing little flatscreen. Instead, put down the remote,
grab your favorite team gear and get ready to see a game packed with rim-rocking jams, smooth crossovers and bench-gripping
moments that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time. All of the games in the Big 10 featuring the Boilermakers
are sure to be absolutely filled to the brim with talented playmakers who can do it all on the hardwood, but you don't want
to just take our word for it.
And you also don't want to make the mistake of thinking that home games at Mackey Arena
are the only matchups to see this year, as Purdue fans show up in droves to provide some major support away from home. Hit
the road and see your favorite team in foreign territory and you'll end up with an experience that you'll be talking about
a long time after it's all over, as the Boilermakers are known to have quite a fan following no matter where they tip-off.
Once you're there in the middle of a nail-biting matchup that you've been thinking about all week, you'll definitely be glad
that you're not still sitting at home.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Team Info
In the mighty Big 10,
the Boilermakers are one of the marquee programs, and that's not something likely to change any time in the near future. The
Boilermakers have plenty of competition in the Big 10, from Ohio State and Minnesota to Michigan and Michigan State, but they
always have a talented roster that is ready to wreak havoc in conference play. These days, the Boilermakers will have a couple
of new conference foes to do battle with, as both Rutgers and Maryland get brought into the fold as exciting new entries into
the Big 10. If you've never been out to see the Boilermakers in action, or if it's just been a while, it's the perfect time
to change that as the Boilermakers look to give their fans another memorable season of action.
When the game is on the line and your favorite team is digging in looking to make a clutch bucket that seals
a huge rivalry matchup, you'll understand loud and clear what all the buzz around campus is about. True, there are plenty
of options for seeing a big game these days, though there is still no substitution for the experience you can get from the
stands. Be there for all the most exciting moments in another college basketball season filled with nail-biting action that
will have you talking well after the final whistle. No matter how many other ways there are to experience the action these
days, there is still no comparison with being there to see the drama unfold first-hand.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball
Over the years, the Boilermakers have developed quite an athletic program, but the hoops team routinely proves
that this isn't just a football school. The Boilermakers have had more than a few memorable seasons and superstars, with more
than a dozen different Tournament appearances and plenty of players who have went on to star on the next level. They even
have a national title, which they won back in the glorious year of 1932. Put it all together and this is just one of those
amazing teams that has a major fan following for a reason, and there's never been a better time to be a Boilermakers' backer.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Trivia
Did you know that the Boilermakers have had two players get selected as
the first overall pick in the NBA draft?
John Barry Carroll was the first to accomplish this back in 1980 and then it
was followed up by Glenn Robinson, who was snagged with the first pick in 1994. To date, only six other programs in the nation
have had two different players selected first overall.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Fans
at Mackey Arena are never lacking in passion and intensity, though that's something that you're not going to learn watching
on the stool at the bar down the street. Head out to the Arena with a few friends and get ready to see a great game the way
it was meant to be seen as the Boilermakers look to pile up the wins and make a big move up the conference standings. Then
there are the away games, which are great opportunities to make the Boilermakers the centerpiece of a road trip that will
have you buzzing come game time. Anywhere the Boilermakers take to the court, you can count on an unbelievable atmosphere
that will have you out of your seat in no time.