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Nat'l Freshman of the Year Finalist (March 30, 2015)
Pan Am Games Tryout (June 29, 2015)
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (March 6, 2017)
Haas Declares for NBA Draft (April 10, 2017)
Haas Withdraws from NBA Draft (May 16, 2017)
Named to Abdul-Jabbar Watch List (Oct. 20, 2017)
Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 4, 2017)
Third-team All-Big Ten (Feb. 26, 2018)
Finalist for Abdul-Jabbar Award (March 9, 2018)
Hon. Mention AP All-American (March 27, 2018)
2017-18 / Game-by-Game Statistics
Haas had another outstanding season, starting 35 games before missing the final two games of the season with a broken elbow.
Was named a finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award given to the nation's top center after averaging 14.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 0.7 assists per game. He shot 61.7 percent from the field, the 10th-best percentage in school history. Haas also shot 75.8 percent from the free throw line, a 211 percentage points increase from his freshman year.
Finished career ranked 20th in points (1,555), 20th in rebounds (643), fourth in field goal percentage (.589), seventh in blocked shots (124) and fourth in games played (139).
Named Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 4) after wins over Maryland and Northwestern, where he averaged 23.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks while shooting 18 of 26 from the field and 11 of 15 from the free throw line.
Tied a career high in points (26) in wins over Northwestern and at Indiana. Also scored 25 points in a loss at No. 4-ranked Michigan State.
Scored 23 points in the Big Ten title game loss to Michigan.
Recorded double-doubles against Wisconsin and Rutgers in the Big Ten Tournament.
Scored in double-figures in 27 games and went over 20 points in nine of the contests.
2016-17 / Game-by-Game Statistics
Haas had another strong season, appearing in all 35 games and averaging 12.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game. He shot 58.7 percent from the field and 71.1 percent from the free throw line.
Ranks sixth on the Purdue career field goal percentage list (.576).
Scored his 1,000th career point in the Big Ten Tournament against Michigan and is now averaging 24.8 points / 40 minutes played for his career.
Recorded two double-doubles on the season (10 pts, 10 rebs vs. Auburn; 24 pts, 11 rebs vs. Rutgers).
Started the first 15 games of the season.
Scored a career-high 26 points on 9-of-10 shooting in the Cancun Challenge against Utah State.
Tallied 22 points in 20 minutes against defending national champion Villanova.
Purdue went 18-5 when he scored in double figures.
Scored at least 20 points in three of the first four games of the year.
Added 24 points in a win over Illinois.
Scored 14 points in the NCAA Tournament victory over Iowa State and added 11 points against Kansas.
Has fouled out once in his 104 career games.
2015-16 / Game-by-Game Statistics
Haas continued his improvement, ranking fourth on the team in scoring (9.8 PPG) despite ranking eighth on the team in minutes.
Led the Big Ten in points / 40 minutes (27.4).
In games that he scored at least 10 points as a sophomore, Purdue went 14-3 (22-9 for his career).
Scored 38 points in 47 minutes during postseason play (four games), shooting 69.6 percent (16-of-23) from the field.
Had five games in 2015-16 where he had more points than minutes played (Lehigh, New Mexico, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan in Big Ten Tourney).
Started the first 15 games of the season, where he averaged 11.4 points per game and 5.3 rebounds.
Significantly improved his free throw shooting, improving his percentage by 167 percentage points (.547 as a freshman to .714 as a sophomore).
Scored in double-figures in each of the first six games and eight of the first nine contests (14.1 PPG, 5.4 RPG).
Posted his first career double-double (12 pts, 10 rebs) in the season-opening win over North Carolina A&T.
Added second career double-double two games later against Incarnate Word (17 pts, 12 rebs).
Tallied a career-high 24 points on 8-of-11 FGs against Lehigh.
Cut down on his fouling (73 as a freshman, 58 as a sophomore) and turnovers (54 as a freshman, 39 as a sophomore) from his freshman year.
2014-15 / Game-by-Game Statistics
Haas had a strong freshman season, ranking sixth on the team in scoring (7.6 PPG), fifth in rebounding (4.1 RPG) and second in blocked shots (25) and field goal percentage (.535).
Averaged a team-best 11.5 PPG in non-conference play, shooting a sizzling 62.5 percent from the field.
Saw his averages dip in Big Ten regular-season play, averaging 5.4 PPG and shooting just 45.5 percent from the field.
His 53.5 field goal percentage ranked as the seventh-best percentage by a freshman in school history and his 25 blocked shots were the eighth most.
Had 10 double-figure outings in his first 13 games, but just four in the last 21 games, coming against Wisconsin, Iowa, Northwestern and Indiana.
Was the only player in America to shoot at least 130 free throws in under 15.0 minutes per game.
In two games against Indiana, scored 16 points with nine rebounds in just 21 minutes, going 8-of-10 from the free throw line.
Struggled with turnovers, turning the ball over 54 times, the third most on the squad.
Broke out in a big way against Kansas State in the EASports Maui Invitational, scoring 19 points with six rebounds on 7-of-9 shooting in just 20 minutes.
In his three games at the Maui Invitational, Haas averaged 12.3 PPG and 5.3 RPG in just 20.7 MPG while shooting 14-of-18 (.778) from the field.
In the NCAA Tournament against Cincinnati, Haas tallied eight points and six rebounds in just 16 minutes.
In games he started as a freshman (11 games from Dec. 8 to Jan. 21; 5-6 record), Haas averaged 7.4 PPG and 3.5 RPG, while shooting 52.5 percent.
In games that he came off the bench (16-7 record), he averaged 7.7 PPG, 4.3 RPG and shot 54.1 percent from the field.
A four-star recruit and the No. 64-ranked player nationally by Rivals.com, the No. 83-ranked player by 247Sports.com and the No. 86-ranked player by ESPN.com.
Ranked as the No. 9 center nationally by ESPN.com and the No. 6 player in Alabama by 247Sports.com.
Averaged about 20.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks per game as a senior at Hokes Bluff.
Averaged 18.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocks as a junior at Hokes Bluff High School.
Becomes the third Boilermaker from the state of Alabama, joining Decatur native Tarrance Crump (2007-08) and Joe Marshall (2001-02), who was from Mobile.
Is a great system fit for the Boilermakers and a true center who will excel in Painter's motion offense and physical man defense.
Was a 4.0 student at Hokes Bluff.
His high school head coach, Greg Watkins, describes him as a "gym rat".
Idolized former Georgetown star and Indiana Pacer Roy Hibbert.
Turned down overtures from Wake Forest, Virginia, Texas A&M, Texas, Stanford, UCLA, Butler and UAB among others.
Majoring in selling and sales management.
Born Oct. 2, 1995, in Birmingham, Ala.
Son of Danny and Rachel Haas.
Has a younger sister, Erin.
Enjoys fishing, hunting, kayaking and mountain biking.