More than three decades after the fact, many still consider Chaminade’s win over No. 1 Virginia in 1982 to be the greatest upset in sports history.
It still evokes heartbreak in West Lafayette. Even 26 years later.
Ken and Rosi Bleeke honeymooned in Hawaii 39 years ago. It was October 1975. They haven’t been back since, but they’ll return to the island this week to cheer on their beloved Purdue Boilermakers – with a hundred friends clad in black and gold Hawaiian shirts.

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    Monday Game 1: Purdue vs. Kansas State, 2:30 p.m., ESPN2 Game 1: Missouri vs. No. 2 Arizona, 5 p.m., ESPN2 Game 1: Pittsburgh vs. Chaminade, 9 p.m., ESPNU Game 1: BYU vs. San Diego State, 11:30 p.m., ESPN2 Tuesday Game 1 loser vs.
  • Maui Invitational preview: Team capsules
    2013-14 record: 33-5 (Elite Eight NCAA tournament) Coach: Sean Miller, 129-48 in five seasons at Arizona Returning starters: Brandon Ashley, F, 6-foot-9, 230, Jr. (11.5 pts., 5.8 reb., 1.0 asst.); T.J. McConnell, G, 6-foot-1, 195, Sr.
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    Purdue turned the ball over five times – three of which produced 17 Northwestern points – to ruin the Boilermakers’ Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium.
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