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A.J. HAMMONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The AJ Hammons Decision: 2015 Edition

So here we are again. AJ Hammons, the foundation for Matt Painter’s post-Baby Boilers era, is faced with another incredibly tough decision: Should he return to West Lafayette for his senior season and make a real run at a darkhorse Big Ten title, or capitalize on his 7-footedness and start collecting checks to play basketball at the professional level? If you want an NBA perspective...
Via Boiled Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis Ejected After Swinging His Elbow At Purdue’s A.J. Hammons

Things are getting chippy in the Cincinnati vs. Purdue game in Louisville. Bearcat forward Octavius Ellis has been given a Flagrant Two foul and ejected after violently swinging his elbow at Purdue’s A.J. Hammons early in the second half. Luckily, it doesn’t look like Ellis got Hammons squarely, but the intent was there, and it was more than enough for the referees to eject...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s How To Watch Cincinnati Vs. Purdue Online

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons The second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday, and one of the evening match-ups will be between No. 8 seed Cincinnati and No.9 seed Purdue. The Bearcats and Boilermakers tip off at 7:10 PM EST in Louisville, Kentucky. The winner takes on the winner of Kentucky and Hampton in the next round. You can read more about the contest here. If you’re...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs. Purdue – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

A.J. Hammons is Purdue’s leading scorer The 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed this evening on CBS. The Cincinnati Bearcats out of the American Athletic earned the No. 8 seed in the Midwest region, where they will face the ninth-seeded Purdue Boilermakers out of the Big Ten. The Bearcats (22-10) were knocked out in the quarterfinals of the AAC tournament, while the Boilermakers...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball: predictions for the Big Ten

Purdue basketball fans should be very excited for the upcoming basketball season. After landing five recruits for all five positions on the court, the Boilers landed fourth out of 12 on the top recruiting classes in the Big Ten. They ranked better than Big Ten powers Wisconsin and Michigan State. There are three reasons why Purdue has a high chance at improving from the basement...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Basketball lands 22nd overall recruiting class

Purdue Basketball head coach Matt Painter has done another fantastic job in recruiting for the 2014 class to come in. ESPN ranks this class 22nd overall and it’s the fourth best class in the Big Ten Conference. The way this recruiting class is shaping up to be similar to the one Painter brought in 2007 that consisted of Robbie Hummel, Jajuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, and Scott...
Via isportsweb.com
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

HE’S BACK: AJ Hammons returns to Purdue

  He’s back! As first reported by…wait for it…the fantastic pros at Gold and Black Illustrated, AJ Hammons will be returning to Purdue for his junior year. Center A.J. Hammons will return to #Purdue for his junior season, http://t.co/DMak7bb69q has learned. — GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) April 16, 2014 Despite AJ’s self-acknowledged flaws, this is the best news...
Via Boiled Sports
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

That one time Purdue fans got catfished about AJ Hammons and the NBA Draft

Sit down, young lads and lasses. Let Uncle Aneesh tell you a tale about how a fake Twitter account can crap out rumors like nobody’s business. Enter: Jeremy Smith, aka Jeremy SmithNBAHoops, aka @JSmithNBAHoops. Self-described as an “NBA Hoops Writer/Draft Analyst” from New York City.   First, this: Purdue’s AJ Hammons will declare for the NBA draft and will forgo his two...
Via Boiled Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After thrashing Indiana, Purdue basketball’s future looks optimistic

Purdue basketball fans stayed in Mackey Arena until the very end of the game Saturday night, despite the fact that the game was far out of reach 6 minutes into the second half. Purdue took it to Indiana winning 82-64. The Boilermakers’ senior guard Sterling Carter showed a spark that’s been lacking for the team all season. Coming out of the second half, Carter scored Purdue...
Via isportsweb.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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