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.
Purdue Northwest Athletics to Hold Press Conference Introducing New Pride Men’s Basketball Head Coach Boomer Roberts.
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.
Various sports will be hosting camps over the summer. All details inside!
WESTVILLE, Ind. - The Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department recently held its second annual Leo Awards to honor and celebrate the athletic and academic achievements of its student-athletes and teams from the 2017-18 academic year. The ceremony was held in the Great Hall at the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville, Ind.
HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest and its Athletics Department mourns the death of men’s basketball head coach Matt Bush, who passed away on Sunday, April 8, at the age of 62. Details on a memorial service or funeral have yet to be released.
HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue Northwest Athletics was well represented when the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) announced its All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams Friday morning following the Fall 2017 semester.
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. – Senior Tyree Coe (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) and junior Chris Nunn (Anderson, Ind./Liberty Christian) both had big performances, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team dropped its season finale Saturday, 92-84, to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opponent Lake Superior State University (Mich.) at Bud Cooper Gymnasium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
Big Rapids, Mich. – Senior Torrance Johnson (Chicago Heights, Ill./Chicago Hope Academy) scored 15 points and pulled down five rebounds, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team fell behind early to No. 3 Ferris State University (Mich.) and never recovered in a 117-66 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road loss Thursday evening at Jim Wink Arena in Big Rapids, Mich.
HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. – For the third straight semester, the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department has surpassed its collective grade-point average when the Fall 2017 academic report was recently released. With over 200 PNW student-athletes contributing, the Pride posted a new benchmark semester grade-point average of 3.28.