HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest athletic department will host the sixth annual Late Night Madness event Thursday, October 18th from the Hammond Fitness and Recreation Center to kick off a new season of Pride Basketball.
HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. –Embarking on the second season as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), first-year Men’s Basketball coach Boomer Roberts recently announced the addition of ten incoming student-athletes as a part of his first recruiting class.
HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue Northwest student-athletes shined in the classroom again with the recent release of the 2018 Spring Semester Academic report. Over 200 student-athletes combined to average a collective grade point average (GPA) of 3.21.
HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue Northwest Director of Athletics Rick Costello announced the hiring of Brian “Boomer” Roberts as the university’s new men’s basketball head coach Monday evening. Roberts joins the Pride after a nearly four-year stint at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill., where he compiled an 84-48 overall record (.640 win percentage) over four seasons.
Purdue Northwest Approved for Final Year of NCAA II Membership Process
Purdue University Northwest moved closer to completing the NCAA Division II membership process after the NCAA approved advancing the Pride into its third and final provisional year.
Purdue Northwest received notification from the NCAA Division II Membership Committee that the program successfully completed candidacy year two in 2017-18 and was recommended to advance to candidacy year three. #RoarPride