The biggest Purdue-related news of the weekend was, of course, David Boudia winning gold in London. The former boilermaker stunned most experts by first barely qualifying for the semifinals, then out-diving the dominant Chinese for gold. I think he sums it up best here on Twitter in advance of being on the Today show this morning:
Well said, David. Congratulations!
David Boudia is surprise gold medalist in platform diving – USATODAY.com
Upsetting the favorites, Boudia won the gold in the 10-meter platform diving event, becoming the first American since 1988 to win.
B1G in London 2012 - Off Tackle Empire
The London Olympics are over. Now we can use the results to further our arguments about our favorite Big Ten Schools. This story has it all: some participant stats, medal counts, a listing of B1G medalists and some random thoughts.
WVU 2012-2013 Hoops Schedule Released - The Smoking Musket
Purdue should be releasing its schedule soon, but we now know that January 19 is the date of the West Virginia game.
Nellams & Stuart Score Multiple Goals in Second Scrimmage - PURDUESPORTS.COM - Purdue Official Athletic Site
Freshman Makaela Nellams recorded a hat trick, scoring each of her three goals in the second period and carrying the Yellow Team to a 5-4 victory in Purdue soccer's second scrimmage of the preseason Sunday evening at the Varsity Soccer Complex.
Men's Basketball Drops Thriller With Atletas Kaunas - PURDUESPORTS.COM - Purdue Official Athletic Site
The Purdue men's basketball team clawed back from a nine-point halftime deficit on Friday before falling to Lithuanian professional team Atletas Kaunas, 82-79.
GoldandBlack.com - Addressing the third quarter; Day 9 report
Yes, the third quarter problems need to be fixed.