Purdue Boilermakers basketball

Purdue Boilermakers basketball history

Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
Mackey Arena
Big Ten Conference

Current head coach: Matt Painter (2005-)

  • Asst: Brandon Brantley (2013-)
  • Asst: Terry Johnson (2021-)
  • Asst: Paul Lusk (2004-11, 2021-)
  • DPD: P.J. Thompson (2021-)
  • DBO: Elliot Bloom (2008-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships (Runner-up in 1969)
  • Final Four Appearances:  (1969, 1980)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  13  (1969, 1980, 1988, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2009, 2010, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  32  (1969, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022) **
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  43-32 **
  • NIT Championships (1974)
  • NIT Appearances:  (1971, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1992, 2001, 2004)
  • NIT Overall Record:  20-7
  • CBI Appearances:  (2013)
  • CBI Overall Record:  1-1
  • NCIT Appearances:  (1975)
  • NCIT Overall Record:  1-1
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1932)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1932)

Conference Titles (Big Ten):

Award Winners:




Purdue head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Matt Painter 2005-Pres 384-192 3 13 0
Gene Keady ** 1980-2005 493-287 6 16 0
Lee Rose 1978-80 50-18 1 1 0
Fred Schaus 1972-78 105-59 0 1 0
George King 1965-72 109-64 1 1 0
Ray Eddy 1950-65 176-164 0 0 0
Mel Taube 1946-50 45-46 0 0 0
Ward “Piggy” Lambert 1916-17, 18-46 371-152 11 0 0
J.J. Maloney 1917-18 11-5 0
R.E. Vaughn 1912-16 21-32 0
Ralph Jones 1909-12 32-9 2
Doc Stewart 1908-09 8-4 0
Clarence Jamison 1905-08 16-24 0
James Nufer 1904-05 3-6 0
C.I. Freeman 1902-03 8-0 0
C.M. Besy 1901-02 10-3 0
Alpha Jamison 1899-1901 12-1 0
Homer Curtis 1896-97 1-1

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.

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