Ben Fahrbach’s pics of Purdue-Virginia Tech

Markell Jones is in for the score. Photo by Ben Fahrbach.

ISL photographer Ben Fahrbach attended Purdue’s 51-24 loss to Virginia Tech. First. here is a link to AP’s Sports Writer Michael Marot’s look back at the game. Below are Fahrbach’s photos.

Fahrbach: Photos of Purdue-Indiana State


Ben Fahrbach attended Purdue’s game against Indiana State on Saturday. Here is the collection of his photos, with story below: Austin Appleby threw four touchdown passes to help Purdue defeat Indiana State 38-14 last Saturday in a warmup for this week’s game against Virginia Tech. Appleby completed 20 of 34 passes for 289 yards. His […]

Former ISL assistant editor Doug Griffiths helps write Purdue book

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By CLIFF BRUNT ISL Founder Former ISL assistant editor Doug Griffiths has teamed up with Gold and Black publisher Alan Karpick and Purdue assistant athletic director Tom Schott to write a book about Purdue athletics. Tales from the Purdue Boilermakers Locker Room, A Collection of the Greatest Boilermaker Stories Ever Told, is available at all […]

Walker decommits from Purdue basketball

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By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer Purdue Boilermakers basketball commitment C.J. Walker (Indianapolis Arsenal Tech) announced via his Twitter account on Saturday afternoon that he has decided to re-open his recruitment. “I’m sorry to all fans, coaches, and players but I’ve decided to de-commit from Purdue and open my recruitment!,” the ex- 2016 commit […]

Purdue is dancing, faces Cincinnati in NCAA tourney

Purdue big man A.J. Hammons shoots against Michigan. Photo by Purdue Athletics.

By JAMES HOWELL, JR. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers are officially in the NCAA Tournament. It seemed far fetched in December of this season when the Boilermakers lost games to teams such as North Florida and Gardner-Webb on the court of Mackey Arena, but the Boilermakers got it done. On Sunday evening the NCAA […]

Purdue awaits selection committee

Purdue's A.J. Hammons shoots against Ohio State. Photo by Purdue Athletics.

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The remainder of the Boilermakers season now rests in the selection committee’s hands. On Saturday afternoon Purdue was unable to knock off the No. 6 ranked Wisconsin Badgers to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game. Purdue led by five at halftime, but the Badgers […]

Purdue drops second straight on the road

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By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers may be closest to the bubble that they ever have been after dropping a second consecutive Big Ten road game on Wednesday night in East Lansing. After leading by as many as nine points in the first half, the Boilermakers caved and lost 72-66. The […]

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons is Big Ten Player of the Week

Purdue's A.J. Hammons fights for a rebound against Maryland.

From Purdue Athletics: WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue’s A.J. Hammons was named the Big Ten Player of the Week after a dominating performance in the Boilermakers’ 67-63 win over Indiana last Thursday. It marks the first Player of the Week accolade for the 7-foot junior center from Gary, Indiana, and is the first Player of the […]

Purdue finishes sweep of Indiana

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By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer On the opening possession of the game, center A.J. Hammons took a turnaround jumper and missed everything. The cheers of “Air Ball” rang down on the court of Assembly Hall from the crazed fans of the Indiana Hoosiers. The Hoosiers faithful did their best to shake Purdue’s 7-foot […]

Purdue beats Nebraska, nabs sixth win in seven games

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By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The Boilermakers are on top of their game right now. On Sunday evening, the Boilermakers claimed victory for the sixth time in seven games by downing the Nebraska Cornhuskers 66-54. The win puts Purdue back into a tie for second place in the Big Ten with the No. 19 […]