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  1. Purdue center A.J. Hammons to return for senior season

    Apr 18, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT

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    Hammons’ decision to return makes the Boilermakers a Top 25 team.

  2. Purdue freshman forward done for the season

    Feb 10, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    Samford v Purdue

    A promising Purdue freshman will miss the rest of the season.

  3. Rapheal Davis, A.J. Hammons help lead Purdue past No. 20 Ohio State

    Feb 4, 2015, 9:06 PM EDT

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    Davis scored 20 points and Hammons filled the stat sheet as Purdue picked up its third straight win over a ranked opponent.

  4. Shooting ability of freshman guards can help Purdue’s big men

    Nov 8, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Matt Painter

    With center A.J. Hammons needing room to operate in the post, the shooting ability of Dakota Mathias and P.J. Thompson will come in handy for the Boilers.

  5. Two sophomores lead the way offensively in Purdue’s second intrasquad scrimmage (VIDEO)

    Oct 26, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT

    Eastern Illinois v Purdue

    Kendall Stephens led the way with 32 points, and he’ll be a key figure for a team looking to bounce back from a rough 2013-14 campaign.

  6. Purdue tests out ultra-big line-up during scrimmage

    Oct 19, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

    A.J. Hammons

    Purdue is in the unique position of having two talented centers on the roster.

  7. Former Colorado State guard joins Purdue program

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

    Jon Octeus

    Octeus was originally headed to UCLA, but he was not admitted to their graduate school.

  8. Purdue athletic department will sell copies of old game films

    Sep 22, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Matt Painter

    Purdue is offering to sell old game films using a company that hopes to do the same with over 600 colleges.

  9. Purdue walk-ons rewarded for hard work, leadership

    Aug 23, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    Matt Painter

    Neal Beshears and Stephen Torya were rewarded with scholarships, due in part to their willingness to step forward as leaders.

  10. Assigned Reading: Former Boilermaker adjusts to life after basketball

    Aug 10, 2014, 9:37 PM EDT

    Stanford Robinson (AP Photo)

    After having his career come to an end in late February, former Purdue center Jay Simpson is working hard to move forward without the game he loves.

  11. Could Matt Painter use zone defenses at Purdue this season?

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue head coach Matt Painter is exploring the use of zone defenses next season to match his personnel.

  12. Purdue should get added shooting and leadership from freshman Dakota Mathias

    Jul 5, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue needs shooting and leadership and freshman guard Dakota Mathias is apart of an incoming group that can help with both.

  13. Purdue releases non-conference schedule

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue has a challenging non-conference slate.

  14. Purdue lands commitment from 2015 shooter Ryan Cline

    Jun 2, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Purdue landed a shooter on Monday as in-state shooting guard Ryan Cline committed.

  15. Jay Simpson’s career at Purdue over due to heart condition

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT

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    Purdue head coach Matt Painter announced on Monday that redshirt freshman forward Jay Simpson’s basketball career has ended following the discovery of the heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyotrophy (HCM). HCM is the heart condition that claimed the lives of other basketball players including Hank Gathers, Reggie Lewis, Kevin Duckworth and Jason Collier. “Obviously, this is very tough…

  16. Purdue senior guard Sterling Carter to miss remainder of season with torn ACL

    Feb 24, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Purdue had some tough news come its way on Monday as the school and head coach Matt Painter announced that senior guard Sterling Carter is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Carter, a transfer from Seattle, suffered the knee injury in Purdue’s game against Nebraska on Saturday. The senior had…

  17. 2014 forward Vince Edwards commits to Purdue

    Sep 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    purdue.247sports.com

    Matt Painter had been recruiting Vince Edwards, a 6-foot-6 forward from Franklin, OH, dating back to the fall of 2011. Finally, on Edwards’ official visit to Purdue over the weekend, he pledged a commitment to play for Painter at Purdue. Painter’s persistence paid off, especially considering that Big Ten rival Michigan recently came into the…