| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:53 PM
NEW ORLEANS - His years of work to help Purdue basketball and himself overcome injuries has made Robbie Hummel the best upperclassman in college basketball.
This according to those awarding the Lowe's Senior Class Award, which Hummel was awarded Friday...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Quinn McDowell didn't get to the Final Four the way he wanted with his William and Mary teammates preparing for the national semifinals. It was, however, a nice consolation prize.
McDowell was in New Orleans during Final Four weekend as part of a...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:17 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:15 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Boilermakers will be playing an unknown foe in a location most players haven't visited Omaha, Nebraska. Purdue matched up with West Coast Conference regular season and tournament champion St. Mary's in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:21 PM
OMAHA, NE - So much for their fancy passing, international flavor, and underdog status as a higher seed.
In a town that screams blue collar values, Purdue mimicked it with a combination of steady defense and timely shooting.
It's why the tenth-seeded...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:52 PM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Purdue made it through its NCAA opener again, but Saint Mary's made it interesting.
Lewis Jackson made the go-ahead free throws with 22.8 seconds left after the Gaels had rallied from 11 points down late to take their first lead,...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Kansas Jayhawks defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 63-60 to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
They will now play North Carolina State in the Sweet 16. That game is set for Friday evening after the North Carolina/Ohio game (Which starts...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips has declined to return text messages. And a team spokesman said coach Bill Carmody is “unavailable” for interviews Monday. It certainly makes you wonder whether Carmody is being told that his time at...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:48 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Johnson scored a career-high 17 points to help Purdue defeat Nebraska 79-61 on Thursday night in the first round of the Big Ten tournament.
Terone Johnson had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists, Ryne Smith scored 15...