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Academic All-Big Ten (2011, 2012).
As a Junior (2011-12)
Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 19 games, averaging 1.6 points per game ... Missed the season's first 10 games while recovering from off-season foot surgery ... Led Purdue in scoring once ... Scored three points against Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... Handed out two assists and blocked a shot at Indiana ... Had three points against Michigan at home ... Shared the team lead with 10 points at Michigan State ... Totaled four points and two rebounds in the home win over Illinois ... Provided a spark off the bench with eight first-half points in the win at Iowa ... Scored two points and dished out an assist in the home win over IPFW.
As a Sophomore (2010-11)
Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 20 games, averaging 3.8 points and 1.0 rebounds in 10.1 minutes ... Missed a total of 10 games on the year with foot injuries ... Purdue's first sub on two occasions ... Scored in double figures four times on the year ... Led the Boilermakers in steals four times ... Recorded an assist and a steal at Iowa ... Had one steal in both the wins at Michigan State and Indiana ... Scored six points and grabbed two rebounds at Ohio State ... Had three points, an assist and two steals in the home win over Penn State ... Tallied eight points and two rebounds in the win over Alabama ... Scored three points and handed out a pair of assists in the win at Virginia Tech ... Poured in 12 points off the bench against Richmond ... Had five points and a pair of assists in the win over Austin Peay ... Tallied 11 points in 13 minutes of action in the win over Oakland ... Came off the bench for a career-high 16 points in the win over Alcorn State, knocking down 4-of-6 shots from behind the arc ... Connected on four treys in the win over Howard, finishing with 12 points and four rebounds.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009-10)
Saw action in 24 games as a reserve guard, averaging 2.4 points and 1.0 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game ... Led Purdue in assists twice and steals on two occasions ... Was the first sub off the Purdue bench in five games ... Had two points and two assists against Minnesota at the Big Ten Tournament ... Helped out with five points and two rebounds in the Big Ten title-clinching win at Penn State ... Had three points and a rebound in the home win over Indiana ... Tallied three points and three boards in the win at Minnesota ... Scored six points in the home win over Illinois ... Saw 20 minutes of action in the win at Indiana, finishing with seven points and three rebounds ... Handed out three assists in the home win over Penn State ... Netted five points and logged two steals in the home win over Wisconsin ... Had a monster game off the bench in the win at Illinois, piling up a season-high 14 points in 18 minutes of work ... Came off the bench to score eight points in the win over Buffalo.
As a Freshman (2008-09)
Did not see action in his first season as a member of the Purdue program.
Earned first-team senior all-state honors from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 2008 ... Garnered Indianapolis Star Super Team and Marion County Player of the Year recognition following his final prep season ... Participated in three all-star games, including the Knightstown Hickory Husker All-Star Classic, which is played at the historic Hoosier Gym, home of the Hickory Huskers in the movie "Hoosiers" ... Averaged 18.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a senior to earn team MVP accolades ... Coached by Randy Males.
Full name is John Henry Hart ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... Born on June 26, 1989 ... Son of John and Juanita Hart ... Has a sister, Jania.