Grady Eifert
Grady  Eifert


Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Dwenger

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220



Painter Announces Team Awards

Boilermakers put cap on 30-7 season


Edwards Leads Purdue Over Lions 76-73

Carsen Edwards scores 27 points in helping Purdue snap three-game skid


No. 5 Purdue Tops Michigan in Classic

Haas' free throw with 4.0 seconds left is final margin


Purdue Rolls Past Marquette 86-71

Isaac Haas scored 22 points in the victory


Getting to Know: Grady Eifert

Walk-on from Fort Wayne has worked himself into rotation


Purdue vs. Rutgers (USATSI)

Purdue vs. Rutgers (USATSI) Men's Basketball


Purdue vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

Photos from Purdue men's basketball vs. Minnesota - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018


IUPUI vs. Purdue (USATSI)

IUPUI vs. Purdue: Photos by USA Today Sports Images


Purdue vs. Tennessee (USATSI)

Photos from Purdue men's basketball vs. Tennessee - Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2017


Purdue vs. Marquette (USATSI)

Photos from Purdue Men's basketball vs. Marquette - Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

2017-18 / Game-by-Game Statistics
• Eifert appeared in 36 games with two starts (Penn State, Illinois) averaging 1.6 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game while shooting 63.6 percent (21 of 33) from the field.
• Started the season strong, averaging 8.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in the first four games, going 13 of 15 from the field.
• Tallied eight points with four rebounds and two assists in 24 big minutes in a road win at Marquette.
• Earned starts late in the year against Penn State and Illinois, averaging 6.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in 25.5 minutes.
• Scored two points with five rebounds and a steal in the NCAA Tournament win over Butler.
• Named the recipient of the team's "Mr. Hustle" Award for his all-out play every minute on the floor.
• Was a member of the Big Ten's All-Academic Team.

2016-17 / Game-by-Game Statistics
• Eifert appeared in 15 games, averaging 1.0 points and 0.5 rebounds in 2.9 minutes per game.
• Was 6-of-7 shooting from the field and 3-of-5 from the free throw line. Eifert's 85.7 percent shooting was the best in the country for a player with at least seven field goal attempts.
• Scored four points with two rebounds in the win over Norfolk State.
• Also scored four points with two rebounds in the win over Penn State in Mackey Arena.
• Tied a career high with three rebounds in the win over Western Illinois.
• Also scored points against McNeese State, Auburn, Arizona State and Western Illinois.

2015-16 / Game-by-Game Statistics
• Eifert appeared in 11 games for the Boilermakers, averaging 0.6 points and 0.7 rebounds in 2.5 minutes per game.
• Scored a career-high five points and grabbed a career-high three rebounds in just three minutes in the win over Youngstown State.
• Grabbed two offensive rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois.
• Five of his eight rebounds were on the offensive end.
• Added two points on a pair of free throws against Incarnate Word and grabbed his only steal of the season in the win over Vermont.

• Eifert graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in 2014, then spent the last year at Don Bosco Prep in Crown Point, Indiana.
• Lettered three times in baketball at Bishop Dwenger, averaging 15.8 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 2.3 APG and 2.2 SPG as a senior.
• Led the team to sectional and regional championships and was named all-conference, all-area and honorable mention all-state in 2013-14.
• As a junior, he was named all-conference, team MVP and captain and averaged 16.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 3.0 APG and 2.1 SPG while helping Bishop Dwenger to the sectional championship.
• Averaged nearly 13 points and nine rebounds during his one season at Don Bosco Prep, where he grew two inches and gained about 20 pounds. Also shot about 40 percent from three-point range, while typically playing center or power forward.
• Don Bosco Prep coach Jason Hawkins called him, "one of the hardest workers I've coached in 12 years."
• Is 1-of-14 Don Bosco alums to currently play NCAA Division I basketball.
• Also played golf at Bishop Dwenger High School.

• Majoring in selling and sales management.
• Born April 25, 1996 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
• Father, Greg, played basketball at Purdue from 1981-84, appearing in 115 games with 56 career starts. Eifert helped the team to a pair of NCAA and NIT Tournaments.
• Brother, Tyler, played football at Notre Dame and is currently a tight end for the Cincinnati Bengals.
• Sister, Morgan, graduated from Purdue in 2015.
• Chose Purdue because of his family ties, a great education and the chance to be part of a first-class basketball program.


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