As we all learned yesterday, Jay Simpson’s basketball career is sadly over. As a redshirt freshman, Jay didn’t even get one full year of college ball under his belt – however, he’s still alive and with any luck will go on and live a nice, full, long life. All because his condition was diagnosed in time. As we lament these past two seasons of Purdue basketball being somewhat...
Doctors have told Purdue forward Jay Simpson his career is over because of a heart condition.
If you haven't heard, RS Freshman power forward, Jay Simpson's career is over at Purdue. After becoming faint and nearly passing out a few games ago, Simpson began a battery of tests. The diagnosis is HCM or Hypertrophic Cardiomyotrophy. This is the same condition that took the lives of Hank Gathers, Reggie Lewis and others. I'm not a doctor, but I do read words on the interwebnet...
Purdue notched their 5th straight Big Ten/ACC challenge victory against Boston College, 88-67 tonight, according to the Cliz and Rob Blackmon, that is tied for the longest streak since the inception of the challenge. As far the challenge it ended in a tie for the second straight season, no Donovan, there is not another overtime. Purdue looked good right out of the gate against...
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