News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Boilermakers four-game win streak comes to an end.
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Purdue vs. Kansas
Purdue practices for an NCAA game against Saint Mary's.
Purdue vs. Nebraska - AP Photos
Purdue at Indiana March 4, 2012
AP Photos: Purdue vs. Penn State
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award (2012) ... Second-team State Farm Coaches All-American (2010) ... Honorable mention AP All-American (2010, 2012) ... USBWA All-District V (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012) ... NABC All-District 7 (2010, 2012) ... World University Games bronze medalist (2009) ... Wooden Award finalist (2008, 2010) ... Oscar Robertson Award finalist (2008, 2010) ... First-team All-Big Ten (2008, 2010, 2012) ... Third-team All-Big Ten (2009) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2009, 2010, 2012) ... Big Ten Tournament MVP (2009) ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2008) ... Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year (2008) ... Preseason All-Big Ten (2008, 2009, 2011) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (2-11-08, 2-27-12) ... Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team (2009) ... 5-hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off All-Tournament Team (2011).
As a Senior (2011-12)
Purdue's first-ever winner of the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... An honorable mention AP All-American ... USBWA All-District V ... NABC All-District 7 ... Puerto Rico Tip-Off All-Tournament Team ... Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 27) ... Finished his career ranked ninth in program history in points (1,772), fourth in rebounds (862), three-point field goals (216) and games started (120), sixth in free throw percentage (.841) and minutes played (3,830), seventh in blocks (112) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.94), 11th in steals (132), 12th in free throws made (390), 14th in double-doubles (20) and 24th in assists (268) ... Made 72 three-pointers to rank ninth on Purdue's single-season chart ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in scoring (16.4) and rebounds (7.2), fifth in free throw percentage (.825) and blocks per game (1.2) and sixth in three-pointers per game (2.1) in overall games ... Ranked fourth in the conference in rebounds (7.8), fifth in free throw percentage (.843), sixth in blocks per game (1.2), seventh in scoring (16.3) and 12th in three-pointers per game (1.7) in Big Ten games only ... Started all 35 games, averaging 32.2 minutes per outing ... Led Purdue with averages of 16.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game ... Led the Boilers in rebounds 26 times, scoring 19 times, blocks 17 times, steals nine times and assists on four occasions ... Scored in double figures 32 times, including nine 20-point efforts ... Posted six double-doubles on the year ... Took a team-high 11 charges on the year ... Scored a game-high 26 points, led Purdue with nine boards and handed out three assists against Kansas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... Posted 10 points, seven rebounds and pair of steals in the win over Saint Mary's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored six points and hauled in 10 rebounds against Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... Had 10 points, seven boards and two assists in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament ... Scored 16 points and shared game-high honors with eight rebounds at Indiana ... Notched game-highs of 26 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the Senior Night win over Penn State ... Scored 17 points and led all players with nine rebounds in the win at Michigan ... Led all scorers with a season-high 29 points, grabbed a game-high seven rebounds and blocked two shots in the home win over Nebraska ... Notched his 20th-career double-double at home against Michigan State with 24 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to go along with three blocks ... Put up his fifth double-double of the season in the win at Illinois, finishing with 19 points and 11 boards ... Tallied 27 points, ripped down nine boards and blocked two shots in the home win over Northwestern ... Scored 13 points and pulled in a game-high eight rebounds at Ohio State ... Had 16 points and 10 rebounds, while also establishing a career high with five blocks, at home against Indiana ... Netted 11 points, including the game winner with eight seconds left, in the victory at Northwestern ... Scored 16 points and passed out six assists against Michigan at home ... Recorded his third double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while also adding three assists and two blocks, in the home win over Iowa ... Scored 13 points and led Purdue with seven rebounds in the win at Minnesota ... Compiled 14 points, five rebounds and three steals at Penn State ... Notched a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win at Iowa ... Posted a double-double in the home win over IPFW, finishing 10 points and 10 rebounds ... Finished with 16 points, six rebounds, two assists and a pair of blocks versus Butler at the Crossroads Classic ... Led the Boilers with 13 points and eight rebounds in the home win over Eastern Michigan ... Scored a game-high 19 points and added seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks in the home win over Western Carolina ... Led Purdue with 17 points and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds at Xavier ... Scored a game-best 17 points and led the Boilers with five rebounds in the home win over Miami ... Led all scorers with 24 points, corralled a game-high eight rebounds and blocked four shots in the home win over Coppin State ... Scored 11 points and had three blocks in the home win over Western Michigan ... Recorded 17 points, four rebounds and two blocks against Alabama in the finals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Filled the box score with 20 points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocks in the win over Temple in the Puerto Rico semis ... Scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning triple with less than 20 seconds left, and pulled down nine rebounds in the win over Iona in the opener of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Netted 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out four assists in the home win over High Point ... Scored a game-best 21 points on the strength of 5-of-7 shooting from deep in the season-opening win over Northern Illinois.
As a Redshirt Junior (2010-11)
Named to the John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 ... Missed the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in preseason practice.
As a Junior (2009-10)
Second-team State Farm Coaches All-American ... Honorable mention AP All-American ... UBWA All-District V ... NABC All-District 7 ... First-team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... John R. Wooden Award and Oscar Robertson Trophy finalist ... Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team ... Started all 27 games before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Feb. 24 ... Averaged 15.7 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 blocks per game ... Led the Big Ten and ranked eighth in the NCAA in free throw percentage with a mark of 90.2 percent, the second-best single-season mark in program history ... Also ranked fourth in the league in defensive rebounds (5.3), sixth in both in rebounds (6.9) and blocked shots (1.0), seventh in scoring (15.7) and 12th in three-point field goals per game (1.6) in all games ... Ranked second in free throw percentage (89.2), third in defensive rebounds (5.8), sixth in rebounds (7.3) and blocks (1.2), seventh in scoring (16.2) and three-point field goal percentage (40.9), 11th in three-point field goals (1.8) and 15th in steals (1.1) in league play ... Led Purdue in rebounds 13 times, scoring eight times, blocks eight times and assists and steals six times each ... Became the 44th Boilermaker to eclipse the 1,000-career point mark, and the 19th to break both the 1,000-point and 500-rebound barriers ... Established a program record with 36-consecutive makes from the free throw line ... Set a new Mackey Arena record and tied the Purdue single-game mark with eight three-point field goals against Ohio State on Jan. 12 ... Netted 11 points in the win at Minnesota before going down with a season-ending knee injury ... Recorded his sixth double-double of the season with game highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds in the home win over Illinois ... Scored 15 points and dropped five assists in the win at Michigan State ... Tallied 21 points and seven rebounds to pace the victory at Indiana ... Led all players with 23 points in the home win over Penn State ... Notched his fifth double-double of the year with 12 points and a season-high 13 rebounds, while also tallying five assists and two blocks, in the home win over Wisconsin ... Scored 13 points, pulled down seven boards and blocked a pair of shots in the win over Michigan ... Recorded 11 points and five assists in the win at Illinois ... Scored 20 points and blocked three shots at Northwestern ... Set a Mackey Arena record and tied Purdue's single-game record with eight three-point field goals on the way to a career-high 35 points in the home game against Ohio State ... Also pulled down 10 rebounds against OSU to mark his fourth double-double of the year ... Netted 13 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists at Wisconsin ... Collected his third double-double of the season in the home win over Minnesota, finishing with 18 points and 11 rebounds to go along with three assists, three blocks and two steals ... Scored 18 points on a scorching 7-of-8 shooting from the floor in the win over West Virginia ... Posted 16 points, eight rebounds and three steals in the win at Iowa ... Led all players with 19 points and nine boards in the win over Ball State in the Wooden Tradition ... Fueled the dramatic comeback win at Alabama with 23 points on 8-of-14 shooting, while also grabbing nine rebounds ... Scored 15 points in the home win over Valparaiso ... Notched his second double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Wake Forest in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge ... Registered his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds in just 25 minutes in the win over Central Michigan ... Dropped 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds to help spark the win over Tennessee in the championship game of the Paradise Jam ... Poured in a team-high 17 points, while sharing the game lead with four assists and swatting a pair of shots in the season-opening win over Cal State Northridge.
As a Sophomore (2008-09)
Helped lead Team USA to the bronze medal at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia ... Received third-team All-Big Ten honors from the conference media and head coaches ... Named MVP of the Big Ten Tournament ... USBWA All-District V honoree ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Led the Boilermakers in scoring 10 times and rebounding on 13 occasions in 32 games ... Averaged 12.5 points, a team-best 7.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game.
As a Freshman (2007-08)
Named first-team All-Big Ten by the league's media and head coaches, becoming the first Purdue freshman to ever garner first-team honors ... Selected to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Earned USBWA All-District recognition ... One of 24 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award ... One of 10 finalists for the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Year Award ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 11 ... Led the conference in three-point field goal percentage (44.7) and ranked 11th in scoring (11.4) ... Played in 33 games, starting 31 times ... Scored in double figures in 21 games, and netted at least 15 points on nine occasions ... Registered five double-doubles ... Led the team in scoring in eight games, in rebounding 15 times and in assists in 11 contests ... Shot 48.4 percent from the field, 44.7 percent from the three-point line and 86.5 percent from the foul line ... Cemented his name on most Purdue freshman top-10 charts, including three-point field goal percentage (first), games started (second) three-point field goals (third), points (fourth), steals (fourth), rebounding average (fourth) and assists (sixth).
Ranked as the No. 53 overall recruit in his class by Scout.com ... Also ranked 59th by Hoopmasters.com and 71st by Rivals.com ... Named to the Indiana All-Star Team after averaging 15.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game as a senior ... Played on the same AAU team as teammate E'Twaun Moore and former Boilermaker Scott Martin ... Coached by Bob Punter.
Full name is Robert John Hummel ... Born on March 8, 1989 ... Son of Glenn and Linda Hummel ... Has one brother, Dan.