A.J. HAMMONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hammons' turnaround helps put Purdue back on national map

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) For two seasons, A.J. Hammons was content at Purdue. Believing he was a short-time college player who could make a quick jump to the NBA, Hammons got stuck in his own world and so did the Boilermakers. But when coach Matt Painter cleaned house after the 2013-14 season, Hammons stayed, rededicated himself to basketball and became the cornerstone of Purdue's incredibly...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  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
January 28, 2016  |  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
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Hammons goes for 24, Purdue handles Wisconsin 61-55

MADISON, Wis. -- Seven-foot center A.J. Hammons is thriving under pressure off the bench for No. 14 Purdue.The senior big man took control in the paint down the stretch and took advantage of younger Wisconsin players guarding him in the post.Hammons scored 24 points, Dakota Mathias hit two 3s in the final 1:19 and the Boilermakers held on for a 61-55 victory over the Badgers on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 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

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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