October 27, 2017

Saturday bringing both Purdue wrestling, football to Ross-Ade Stadium

The Purdue wrestling team will take to the South End Zone of Ross-Ade Stadium for "Practice on the Patio" starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 28). The 90-minute practice precedes the Boilermakers' football game against Nebraska, which is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. Preceding both at 3 p.m., the men's basketball team will play Indiana State in a charitable benefit game to support hurricane relief.


Free Ride Fridays: The Purdue Reamer Club will continue the tradition of Free Ride Fridays for the 2017 football season. Each Friday before a home football game, the Boilermaker Special will offer free rides from noon to 3 p.m. in front of Stewart Center on Memorial Mall, weather permitting. Check https://www.facebook.com/ReamerClub or https://twitter.com/ReamerClub for updates.

Swimming and diving. The women and men take on Notre Dame at 5 p.m. in Burke Aquatic Center. Free. Women | Men


Hurricane relief benefit men's basketball exhibition: Purdue vs. Indiana State. 3 p.m. Mackey Arena. Public tickets $10. Article

Boilermaker Crossing: Purdue fans can win prizes, play on inflatable games and more at the family-friendly Boilermaker Crossing at 4:30-7 p.m. at Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena. The event is free and open to the public.

Team arrival: Welcome the Boilermaker team to campus at the northeast corner of Ross-Ade Stadium. The event will start at 5:15 p.m., and will feature a pep band, giveaways, Purdue Pete and the cheerleaders and the Boilermaker Special.

Thrill on the Hill: The Purdue “All-American” Marching Band, a part of Purdue Bands & Orchestras, will perform a pre-game concert at 5:30 p.m. at Slayter Center.

"Practice on the Patio." Wrestling practice will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the South End Zone patio at Ross-Ade Stadium. Admission to the practice requires a football game ticket. Article

Purdue football vs. Nebraska (Hammer Down Cancer Day): The Boilermakers welcome Nebraska for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff at Ross-Ade Stadium. Purdue Athletics is offering a ticket special for Purdue faculty and staff. Football

Post-game concert: The Purdue “All-American” Marching Band will march shortly after the game to the front of Hovde Hall and perform there.


"An Afternoon with Coach Gene Keady and Coach Bob Knight." Purdue Convocations brings together basketball coaches Gene Keady and Bob Knight for a conversation at 3 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets are $25-$55. Event | News release


* Guide to 2017 Purdue Football
* Game notes
* Ticket information

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