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1997 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (17th of 112) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Tiller (9-3)

PS/G: 33.0 (18th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 22.2 (45th of 112)
SRS: 8.48 (25th of 112) ▪ SOS: 1.07 (49th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Alamo Bowl 33-20 versus Oklahoma State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
                  22 18 23 19 23 18 18 17 15

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 6, 1997 Sat Purdue @ Toledo MAC L 22 36 0 1 L 1
2 Sep 13, 1997 Sat Purdue (12) Notre Dame Ind W 28 17 1 1 W 1
3 Sep 20, 1997 Sat Purdue Ball State MAC W 28 14 2 1 W 2
4 Sep 27, 1997 Sat Purdue Northwestern Big Ten W 21 9 3 1 W 3
5 Oct 11, 1997 Sat Purdue @ Minnesota Big Ten W 59 43 4 1 W 4
6 Oct 18, 1997 Sat Purdue (24) Wisconsin Big Ten W 45 20 5 1 W 5
7 Oct 25, 1997 Sat (22) Purdue @ Illinois Big Ten W 48 3 6 1 W 6
8 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (18) Purdue @ (15) Iowa Big Ten L 17 35 6 2 L 1
9 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (23) Purdue Michigan State Big Ten W 22 21 7 2 W 1
10 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (19) Purdue (6) Penn State Big Ten L 17 42 7 3 L 1
11 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (23) Purdue @ Indiana Big Ten W 56 7 8 3 W 1
12 Dec 30, 1997 Tue (17) Purdue N (24) Oklahoma State Big 12 W 33 20 9 3 W 2 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)