Neal Beshears
Neal  Beshears


Winchester, Ind.

High School:
Winchester / Maine Central Institute

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 198



Saturday’s Alumni Game/Scrimmage Primer

Event to take place at Lafayette Jefferson High School on Saturday


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Boilermakers Wrap Up Successful Season at 93rd Annual Banquet

Hammons named team MVP, leading Purdue to 21-13 mark and NCAA Tournament.


Davis Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year; Hammons Named All-League

Davis is the eighth Purdue player to be named Defensive Player of the Year.


Boilermakers Host Illinois in Regular-Season Finale at Sold-Out Mackey

Boilers looking to finish no worse than tied for third in Big Ten play.


NCAA Tournament Practice Day (3-18-15)

The Purdue men's basketball team practiced at the KFC Yum! Center before Thursday's first-round game vs. Cincinnati.


Men's Basketball vs. Cal (Pa)

Boilermakers men's basketball exhibition game vs. Cal (Pa) on November 2, 2014


Purdue Basketball Practice (Oct. 3, 2014)

Purdue had its first basketball practice of the year on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.


2014-15 Purdue Men's Basketball Head Shots

2014-15 Purdue Men's Basketball Head Shots


Purdue @ Minnesota

Purdue @ Minnesota

2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics

As a Junior (2013-14)
• Beshears appeared in six games, totaling 12 minutes as a junior.
• Saw action against Central Connecticut State, Eastern Illinois, Boston College, Md.-Eastern Shore, Indiana and at Nebraska.
• Played a season-best four minutes against CCSU, grabbing a rebound and blocking a shot against the Blue Devils. • Also grabbed a rebound against Nebraska (Feb. 23).
• Missed his only field goal attempt of the season against Eastern Illinois.

As a Sophomore (2012-13)
• Saw action in 10 games, averaging 0.3 points and 0.5 rebounds in 2.7 minutes per outing.
• Scored a career-high three points in the win over Hofstra, while connecting on his first career three-pointer.
• Tied a career high with two rebounds at Indiana (Feb. 16), also set against Lamar.
• Recorded his first-career block in the home win over West Virginia.
• Played three minutes in the win over Western Illinois in the first round of the CBI.

As a Freshman (2011-12)
• Played in 10 games, averaging 0.6 points and 0.3 rebounds in 2.2 minutes per contest.
• Scored the first two points of his career in the home win over IPFW.
• Posted two points and one rebound in one minute in the win at Michigan.
• Scored two points and had a rebound at Michigan State.
• Handed out two assists in the season-opening win over Northern Illinois.
• Saw a minute of action in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament.

Maine Central Institute (2010-11)
• Played the 2010-11 season at Maine Central Institute.
• Helped lead MCI to its first NEPSAC Class AAA championship since 1998.
• Started 28 of 31 games, averaging 5.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game.
• Converted a team-high 87.0 percent from the free throw line.
• Attended same prep school as former Boilermaker Brad Miller.
• Coached by Dave Campbell.

High School
• An Indiana All-Star and honorable mention IBCA all-state selection in 2010.
• Earned Indiana Junior All-Star honors and was selected for the IBCA All-State Underclassman Team in 2009.
• Averaged 18.3 points and 9.6 rebounds per game, while shooting 87.5 percent from the free throw line, as a senior at Winchester.
• Coached by Chip Mehaffey.

• Full name is Neal Aron Beshears.
• Majoring in computational science and engineering.
• Born on Aug. 24, 1991.
• Son of Kenny and Sherry Beshears.
• Has two brothers, Bobby, a Purdue graduate, and David. Also has a sister, Jessica.




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