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  • Purdue's Johnson and Moore take pride in staying full time

    Purdue's Johnson and Moore take pride in staying full time
    When coming up with another way to describe the achievements of his two seniors, Matt Painter pointed to a bit of an usual place. After all, JaJuan Johnson and E'Twaun Moore were not even on this list. "If you go look back at the McDonalds All-...
  • After successful 2011, Indy Pro Am has high hopes

    After successful 2011, Indy Pro Am has high hopes
    INDIANAPOLIS - The lineup of players began to read like a "Who's Who" of basketball. Their was a match-up with a well established pro-am league that earned some national attention. The basketball was lauded as being among the best offered in a locked-out...
  • Robbie Hummel gets his name called in the NBA Draft

    Robbie Hummel gets his name called in the NBA Draft
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Nothing has come easy to Robbie Hummel. Why should draft night.  Projected as a late first round and likely mid-second round pick, the Purdue forward was forced to sweat it out on a hot night in West Lafayette. "I was kinda thinking...
  • Rooting For The Underdog

    Rooting For The Underdog
    You don't have to be a Purdue basketball apologist to say you want to see Robbie Hummel succeed. Any follower of their program knows of his story since his arrival at West Lafayette five years ago. With two major knee injuries on his college resume, he...
  • Larry's Legends: Draft night, like career at Purdue, not easy for Robbie Hummel

    Larry's Legends: Draft night, like career at Purdue, not easy for Robbie Hummel
    WEST LAFAYETTE - A late night discovery seemed to confirm the destiny that lay ahead. While scouring though a few boxes of pictures this past week, Linda Hummel stumbled on a photograph from the early days of her son's life. This wasn't even a picture...
  • With NBA Career on Hold, JaJuan Johnson helps out children in his hometown

    With NBA Career on Hold, JaJuan Johnson helps out children in his hometown
    JaJuan Johnson is on the verge of making his childhood dreams come true. The Franklin Central and Purdue product was drafted in the first around of the June NBA Draft and "should" start his professional basketball career in a couple months. However,...
  • Boilermaker Blues

    Boilermaker Blues
    I remember sitting high atop Mackey arena Sunday afternoon looking up at the scoreboard in the game between Purdue and Michigan State. It was halftime and Purdue had squeezed out a narrow three point lead, 38 – 35. Considering what had happened to...
  • A final farewell: On senior night Purdue beats Penn State 80-56

    A final farewell: On senior night Purdue beats Penn State 80-56
    Purdue's seniors promised they weren't going to get emotional during their final game at Mackey Arena, they lied. There wasn't a dry eye between Robbie Hummel, Ryne Smith and Lewis Jackson when the game ended against Penn State on Wednesday night. After a...
  • Game against Goodman proves strength of Indy Pro Am

    Game against Goodman proves strength of Indy Pro Am
    In one call, the goal of Carlos Knox took a major step forward. On the other end of the inquiry was the Goodman League, a traditional summer organization of basketball players in Washington D.C. Their main team includes NBA standouts Kevin Durant and...
  • JaJuan Johnson works out with the Pacers

    JaJuan Johnson works out with the Pacers
    JaJuan Johnson's first NBA individual workout was with the team he grew up rooting for, the Pacers. On Thursday afternoon Johnson, who graduated from Franklin Central, was one of six draft prospects out to impress Team President Larry Bird. The Pacers...
  • JaJuan Johnson drafted 27th, headed to Boston

    JaJuan Johnson drafted 27th, headed to Boston
    Former Purdue star JaJuan Johnson was selected 27th overall by New Jersey in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, and is headed to Boston in a trade for the rights to Marshon Brooks. Johnson is the first Boilermaker selected in the first round since Glenn...