WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Last week, the Chicago Tribune asked fans to vote on which was the Big Ten's best mascot and Purdue Pete won in a landslide.
Pete collected 5,422,716 votes to claim the victory. His nearest competitor, Sparty from Michigan State, earned 876,059 votes, followed by Brutus Buckeye (729,461).
More than 7 million votes were cast in the poll and Boiler Nation came out in droves to support Purdue Pete.
More information about the poll and its final results are here.