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A.J. HAMMONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Clash of the big boys: Hammons, Stone face off Saturday

Maryland big man Diamond Stone and Purdue center A.J. Hammons each had productive efforts in their last games against the same undersized opponent.Now they'll have to pick on someone their own size Saturday when they face each other for the first time.Stone can help the fourth-ranked Terrapins stretch their home win streak to 26 games as they face Hammons and the No. 18 Boilermakers...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue-Maryland Preview

Maryland big man Diamond Stone and Purdue center A.J. Hammons each had productive efforts in their last games against the same undersized opponent. Now they'll have to pick on someone their own size Saturday when they face each other for the first time. Stone can help the fourth-ranked Terrapins stretch their home win streak to 26 games as they face Hammons and the No. 18 Boilermakers...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammons' best-ever 32 points spark Purdue past Nebraska 89-74

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A.J. Hammons scored a career-best 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, leading No. 21 Purdue to an 89-74 victory over Nebraska on Saturday.Rapheal Davis had 17 points and six rebounds, and Isaac Haas scored 13 points for Purdue (19-4, 7-3 Big Ten). Caleb Swanigan contributed six points, 12 rebounds and five assists for the Boilermakers, who improved to 5-0 against...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Purdue beats Nebraska 89-74 behind Hammons' 32

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) A.J. Hammons scored a career-best 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, leading No. 21 Purdue to an 89-74 victory over Nebraska on Saturday. Rapheal Davis had 17 points and six rebounds, and Isaac Haas scored 13 points for Purdue (19-4, 7-3 Big Ten). Caleb Swanigan contributed six points, 12 rebounds and five assists for the Boilermakers, who improved to...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons Grabs Rebound While Holding Lost Shoe (Video)

We have to admire A.J. Hammons’ commitment to the fine art of rebounding. Hammons, a senior center on Purdue University’s men’s basketball team, snatched a rebound out of the air while holding onto one of his shoes Wednesday against The University of Minnesota. The comical incident took place in the second half after Hammons’ shoe slipped off while he was at one end of the...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Purdue’s A.J. Hammons grabs rebound with shoe in his hand

This is a play you don’t see everyday. Purdue’s A.J. Hammons loses his shoe, picks it up and runs down the court. Then he grabs a rebound with one hand while his shoe is in the other hand! Are you serious!? Watch @Boilerball's A.J. Hammons run down the court and grab a rebound… With a shoe in his hand! https://t.co/zP1sOK64q4 — Purdue On BTN (@PurdueOnBTN) January 28, 2016...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  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

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
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