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Dru Anthrop
Dru Anthrop

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 183

Position:
G



04/10/2013

Men's Basketball Caps Season with 91st-Annual Banquet

Terone Johnson takes home John R. Wooden Most Valuable Player honors.

03/27/2013

Boilermakers Earn 47 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Purdue has at least 45 athletes on the winter academic conference list for five straight years.

03/20/2013

Boilers Take Down Western Illinois in CBI Opener

Hammons leads quartet of double-figure scorers with 15 points.

03/11/2013

Four Boilermakers Pick Up Conference Honors

Terone Johnson collects third-team All-Big Ten honors from the league's coaches.

03/08/2013

Men's Basketball to Host Minnesota on Senior Day

Anthrop and Byrd to be honored following game against Golden Gophers.

02/27/2013

Purdue vs Iowa

Purdue vs Iowa

12/04/2012

Purdue vs. Lamar (12/04/12)

Purdue vs. Lamar (12/04/12)

11/23/2011

Men's Basketball vs. WMU - AP Photos

11/23/11

Career Honors
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2011, 2012, 2013) ... NABC Honors Court (2012).

As a Senior (2012-13)
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 21 games, earning a pair of starts ... Averaged 1.0 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 9.1 minutes per game ... Contributed two points and a rebound against Santa Clara in the CBI quarterfinals ... Played the game of his career in the win over Western Illinois in the first round of the CBI, setting career highs with four points, six rebounds and four assists, while also leading all players with three steals ... Had a rebound in the Senior Day win over Minnesota ... Pulled in five rebounds in the home game against No. 7/8 Michigan ... Posted a rebound and a steal in the win at No. 17/16 Wisconsin ... Had two rebounds at Iowa ... Missed four games with a fractured hand, and returned to the lineup with three rebounds in the home win over Northwestern ... Knocked down a three-pointer and picked up a steal in the home win over West Virginia ... Recorded two assists against No. 22/24 Notre Dame at the Crossroads Classic ... Earned his second start of the year at Eastern Michigan, finishing with two points and two rebounds ... Had one of his better games in the home win over Lamar, recording three points, three assists and a career-high four steals ... Recorded two points, two assists and a rebound in the home win over UNC Wilmington ... Drew the first start of his career in the win over Hofstra, finishing with two points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal.

As a Junior (2011-12)
Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 12 games, averaging 0.5 points and 0.8 rebounds in 3.0 minutes per game ... Played one minute in the win over Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament ... Recorded a rebound in the home win over Penn State ... Saw a minute of action in the win at Michigan ... Picked up a steal in the home win over Nebraska ... Saw a minute of playing time in the home win over Illinois ... Recorded two points, a rebound, a steal and his first-career block in the home win over IPFW ... Got an assist in the home win over Coppin State ... Scored two points, corralled four rebounds and dropped two assists in the home win over Western Michigan ... Played a career-high 10 minutes in the win over Northern Illinois, finishing with two points, four rebounds and two steals.

As a Sophomore (2010-11)
Academic All-Big Ten ... Saw action in nine games, averaging 0.4 points in 2.0 minutes per outing ... Played a minute in the win over Saint Peter's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Had the first steal of his career in the home win over Iowa ... Played one minute in the win at Michigan ... Scored a point in the win over IPFW ... Scored three points, handed out two assists and pulled down two rebounds - all career highs - in the win over Alcorn State.

As a Freshman (2009-10)
Played in eight games, averaging 0.5 points and 0.3 rebounds in 1.9 minutes per contest ... Grabbed a rebound against Minnesota at the Big Ten Tournament ... Saw a minute of action in the home win over Indiana ... Scored two points in the win over Buffalo ... Had a rebound in the victory over Saint Joseph's in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam ... Scored two points against Cal State Northridge in his Boilermaker debut.

High School
Garnered honorable mention senior all-state honors from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 2009, a year after picking up honorable mention junior all-state from the same organization ... Participated in the 2009 Hoosier Select Indiana High School All-Star Classic ... An academic all-state honoree in 2009 ... Two-time Lafayette Journal & Courier Small School Player of the Year ... Averaged 22.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.3 steals per game as a senior ... Scored 1,298-career points, matching Central Catholic's single-season record with 618 as a senior ... Coached by Dave Barrett.

Personal
Full name is Dru Gerry Anthrop ... Majoring in management ... Born on April 14, 1990 ... Son of John and Jana Anthrop ... Father played basketball at Purdue from 1977-80, winning a Big Ten title in 1979 and advancing to the 1980 Final Four ... Has three brothers: Jade, Daniel and Jackson.