Two of the iconic symbols at Purdue University are a hard hat and hammer. They represent the blue collar work of Boilermakers.
That type of lunch pail mentality has been represented by the school’s basketball team for years, but this season, there have been games when the Boilers only punch in for a half day. Thursday was the most recent example.
“For the most part, from the time most of us have been here we’ve been pretty consistent,” said senior forward Robbie Hummel.