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.
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Rick Mount scores 61 points against Iowa - still the most in Big Ten history.
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Arnette Hallman's buzzer beater gives Purdue a 52-50 win over No. 1-ranked Michigan State.
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Purdue upends top-ranked Tennessee to open the 1999 NCAA championship season.
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Purdue wins its first outright Big Ten title in 21 years with a win over Indiana.
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Big Dog scores 49 points to lift Purdue to its first of three straight Big Ten titles.
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President Ronald Reagan speaks to a crowd of 10,000.
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The 1999 national champion women's basketball team is honored.
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Purdue blows out Northwestern to cap off its third straight Big Ten championship.
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ESPN College Gameday visits Mackey Arena for the first time.
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A packed house sees Purdue defeat the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War.
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The Baby Boilers arrive on the scene with a 60-56 victory over No. 11 Wisconsin.
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On Senior Day for Stephanie White and Ukari Figgs, Purdue has its first women's basketball sellout.
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E'Twaun Moore surpasses 2,000 points as Purdue tops No. 2 Ohio State.
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Women's basketball clinches the first Big Ten title in program history with 112-49 win over Illinois.
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Rick Mount returns to Mackey Arena, setting off the longest ovation in facility history.
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After 25 years on the sidelines, Gene Keady coaches his final game at Mackey Arena.
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A win over No. 10 Michigan gives Purdue first outright Big Ten title in 19 years.
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Joe Barry Carroll dominates the Spartans, then gives mother flowers at the end of the game.
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Purdue denies Indiana a Big Ten title, setting off Mackey's first court-storming.
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Purdue beats the No. 1 team in the nation for the first time, topping Penn State 57-54.
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Win over No. 3 Indiana propels Purdue to Big Ten co-championship.
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A last-second bucket by Jannon Roland gave Purdue its 18th straight win over the Hoosiers.
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Purdue rededicates Mackey Arena after a $99 million renovation.
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Women's basketball stages the largest comeback in its history, overcoming a 21-point deficit.
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A 105-45 throttling of Ohio State is Purdue's first-ever win against the Buckeyes.
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Brian Cardinal leads Purdue Men's Basketball to win over eventual national champions.
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In the first-ever women’s basketball game, Purdue defeats Illinois in overtime.
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Caleb Swanigan posts Purdue's first 30-20 game in nearly 50 years.
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Purdue defeats No. 6-ranked Illinois to win Gene Keady's first Big Ten title.
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Chris Kramer breaks his nose but returns to the game against Michigan.
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Women's basketball drops a program- and Mackey Arena-record 129 points on Kent State.
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Led by the Big Dog, expectations are at an all-time high for the 1993-94 season.
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Cuonzo Martin's second half carries Boilermakers to second straight Big Ten title.
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Purdue stuns No. 2-ranked and Final Four-bound Illinois.
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Boilermakers rally from down 16 to upset fourth-ranked Ohio State.
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Rapheal Davis' overtime free throw gives Purdue a win over No. 8 Michigan State.
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Rick Mount scores 40 as Purdue whallops Indiana by 44, 120-76.
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Sharon Versyp earns her program-record 207th victory with win over Indiana.
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Purdue sets an NCAA volleyball attendance record with a crowd of 10,645.
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Women’s basketball records its first-ever win over a ranked opponent, downing No. 3 Texas 76-71.
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Purdue rallies for an overtime victory in a top-10 intrastate showdown.
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Bob Ford goes for 36 points and 20 rebounds in an overtime win over Minnesota.
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In a battle of top-10 teams, Lee's buzzer beater gives Purdue a thrilling victory.
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Unranked Purdue stuns No. 7 Notre Dame 73-58.
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The Boilermakers knock off defending national champion Texas A&M in Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.
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A raucous Mackey Arena crowd helps Purdue defeat No. 6 West Virginia on New Year's Day 2010.
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Courtney Moses sets an NCAA Tournament record, draining nine 3-pointers vs. South Dakota State.
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The popular English rock band Yes performs the only concert at Mackey Arena.
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Nearly 10,000 fans turn out to watch their favorite Boilermakers in the first alumni game.