Purdue_Macky Arena

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  • Just so good! You must have been really interested in the topic and you have been passionate on the topic
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  • This is a really good slideshow on Mackey. The last picture is awesome. I can't believe it is going to be that nice. good job
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  • Needed to be viewd slide by slide as apposed to a show, but good information. Well put together.
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  • I agree! I liked the presentation and learned a lot, but without engineering that 82 million dollar complex couldn't happen. haha.
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  • I like the last picture that shows what it'll look like when the construction is finished. I'm glad you added that part to your presentation.
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  1. 1. Purdue University Traditions:Engineering vs. Mackey Arena <br />
  2. 2. Purdue University Established May 6, 1869<br />John Purdue<br />Founder of Purdue University. <br />Purdue University campus <br />
  3. 3. Purdue Identity:Engineering <br />Purdue <br />Engineering <br />Fountain <br />Purdue Engineering undergrad study is <br />ranked 9th overall engineering school in <br />the nation. <br />Exterior Biomedical <br />Engineering Building<br />
  4. 4. Purdue Traditions <br />Mackey Arena! Est. 1967<br />
  5. 5. Mackey Arena<br />One of the Loudest Stadiums in<br />The Nation! <br />Home of 36,000 students, holds a max <br />capacity of 14,123 students! <br />Contains 56,000 sq feet with a<br />circular doom shape. Named<br />to be one of the loudest arenas<br />in the nation and is known for <br />one of the top ten hardest<br />places to play<br />
  6. 6. Keady Court!<br />Gene Keady<br />Gene Keady became Purdue’s all-time-winning coach in 1997. <br />in this same year, honoring of Keadys remarkable victories holding <br />more then 500, Purdue named their new court Keady court. <br />The court still holds the name today and host some of the greatest <br />teams in the nation. <br />
  7. 7. Keady Court: Hosting some of the greatest teams in the nation<br />Keady court has a great tradition of hosting some of the finest teams in that nation Including our conference. The Big Ten conference in known to be one of the hardest Basketball conferences in the nation. Not only does Purdue host many conference games, but also drags the attention to other conference teams like Tennessee and last years NCAA champs Duke whom developed NBA stars.<br />
  8. 8. Keady Court: Developing Stars! <br />Carl Landry was a former Boilermaker, <br />under current head coach, Matt Painter. Landry became the only Big Ten player to hold three consecutive Big Ten Player of the Week Honors.<br />Carl was drafted in the NBA by<br />Seattle SuperSonics in the <br />07-08 draft and is currently<br />playing for the Sacramento <br />Kings.<br />Brian Cardinal entered the 2000 draft and picked by the Detroit Pistons. Before his NBA career, Cardinal was a former Boilermaker holding the school record of 125 career starts. Cardinal is currently playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves.<br />
  9. 9. Court’s in Good Hands!<br />Matt Painter<br />Current head coach Matt Painter takes over the court for the <br />2005-2006 basketball season. Painter, with a rough start, finishing <br />the season with a 9-19 record, has been developing one of the <br />finest teams in the nation.<br />Painter coached last years 2009 team to be Big Ten Tournament <br />champs. The team was lead by E,Twaun Moore, Robbie Hummel, <br />JaJuan Johnson, and Chris Kramer whom all were considered to be <br />called the fantastic four. The Purdue Boilermakers were nation ranked as high as fourth last season leading them to the Sweet Sixteen. Although the Boilermakers are loosing Chris Kramer next season, they are still considered to be the nations number one team in the 2010-2011 preseason rankings.<br />
  10. 10. Keady Court… Taking Over Traditions! <br />Purdue University is traditional identified as an engineering school but over the years<br />has become a basketball university. Mackey Arena gives off a competitive feeling when <br />entering the doom and will always and forever give off that smell of defeat. The Arena <br />will never stop carrying out traditions and will become bigger than ever after the<br />82 million dollar complex added to Mackey. <br />
  11. 11. Picture Credits<br />
  12. 12. Picture Credits Cont. <br />

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