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TOP 50 #MACKEYMOMENTS COUNTDOWN

 

December 2, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana. Check out our Top 50 #MackeyMoments of the last
50 years as we countdown to tipoff of the Purdue basketball season! #BoilerUp

 

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John Wooden-coached UCLA visits for the Mackey Arena Dedication Game.

2 | #MackeyMoments

Rick Mount scores 61 points against Iowa - still the most in Big Ten history.

3 | #MackeyMoments

Arnette Hallman's buzzer beater gives Purdue a 52-50 win over No. 1-ranked Michigan State.

4 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue upends top-ranked Tennessee to open the 1999 NCAA championship season.

5 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue wins its first outright Big Ten title in 21 years with a win over Indiana.

6 | #MackeyMoments

Big Dog scores 49 points to lift Purdue to its first of three straight Big Ten titles.

7 | #MackeyMoments

President Ronald Reagan speaks to a crowd of 10,000.

8 | #MackeyMoments

The 1999 national champion women's basketball team is honored.

9 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue blows out Northwestern to cap off its third straight Big Ten championship.

10 | #MackeyMoments

ESPN College Gameday visits Mackey Arena for the first time. 

11 | #MackeyMoments

A packed house sees Purdue defeat the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War.

12 | #MackeyMoments

The Baby Boilers arrive on the scene with a 60-56 victory over No. 11 Wisconsin.

13 | #MackeyMoments

On Senior Day for Stephanie White and Ukari Figgs, Purdue has its first women's basketball sellout.

14 | #MackeyMoments

E'Twaun Moore surpasses 2,000 points as Purdue tops No. 2 Ohio State.

15 | #MackeyMoments

Women's basketball clinches the first Big Ten title in program history with 112-49 win over Illinois.

16 | #MackeyMoments

Rick Mount returns to Mackey Arena, setting off the longest ovation in facility history.

17 | #MackeyMoments

After 25 years on the sidelines, Gene Keady coaches his final game at Mackey Arena.

18 | #MackeyMoments

A win over No. 10 Michigan gives Purdue first outright Big Ten title in 19 years.

19 | #MackeyMoments

Joe Barry Carroll dominates the Spartans, then gives mother flowers at the end of the game.

20 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue denies Indiana a Big Ten title, setting off Mackey's first court-storming.

21 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue beats the No. 1 team in the nation for the first time, topping Penn State 57-54.

22 | #MackeyMoments

Win over No. 3 Indiana propels Purdue to Big Ten co-championship.

23 | #MackeyMoments

A last-second bucket by Jannon Roland gave Purdue its 18th straight win over the Hoosiers.

24 | #MackeyMoments

Purdue rededicates Mackey Arena after a $99 million renovation.

25 | #MackeyMoments

Women's basketball stages the largest comeback in its history, overcoming a 21-point deficit.

26 | #MackeyMoments

A 105-45 throttling of Ohio State is Purdue's first-ever win against the Buckeyes.

27 | #MackeyMoments

Brian Cardinal leads Purdue Men's Basketball to win over eventual national champions.

28 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

In the first-ever women’s basketball game, Purdue defeats Illinois in overtime. 

29 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Caleb Swanigan posts Purdue's first 30-20 game in nearly 50 years. 

30 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Purdue defeats No. 6-ranked Illinois to win Gene Keady's first Big Ten title.

31 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Chris Kramer breaks his nose but returns to the game against Michigan.

32 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Women's basketball drops a program- and Mackey Arena-record 129 points on Kent State.

33 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Led by the Big Dog, expectations are at an all-time high for the 1993-94 season. 

34 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Cuonzo Martin's second half carries Boilermakers to second straight Big Ten title. 

35 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Purdue stuns No. 2-ranked and Final Four-bound Illinois. 

36 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Boilermakers rally from down 16 to upset fourth-ranked Ohio State.

37 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Rapheal Davis' overtime free throw gives Purdue a win over No. 8 Michigan State.

38 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Rick Mount scores 40 as Purdue whallops Indiana by 44, 120-76.

39 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Sharon Versyp earns her program-record 207th victory with win over Indiana.

40 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Purdue sets an NCAA volleyball attendance record with a crowd of 10,645.

41 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Women’s basketball records its first-ever win over a  ranked opponent, downing No. 3 Texas 76-71.

42 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Purdue rallies for an overtime victory in a top-10 intrastate showdown. 

43 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Bob Ford goes for 36 points and 20 rebounds in an overtime win over Minnesota.

44 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

In a battle of top-10 teams, Lee's buzzer beater gives Purdue a thrilling victory.

45 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Unranked Purdue stuns No. 7 Notre Dame 73-58.

 

46 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

The Boilermakers knock off defending national champion Texas A&M in Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.

47 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

A raucous Mackey Arena crowd helps Purdue defeat No. 6 West Virginia on New Year's Day 2010.

48 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Courtney Moses sets an NCAA Tournament record, draining nine 3-pointers vs. South Dakota State.

49 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

The popular English rock band Yes performs the only concert at Mackey Arena.

50 | #MACKEYMOMENTS

Nearly 10,000 fans turn out to watch their favorite Boilermakers in the first alumni game.


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