Boilermakers begin their practice sessions next week
The Boilermakers talked to the media before workouts today
Purdue ranked anywhere from 13th to 20th in way-too-early polls
The rising junior talks about returning to Purdue for summer workouts
Will compete in World University Games in 2017
2015-2016 Isaac Haas
First Round, NCAA Tournament
Check out the photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Michigan State.
Feb. 6, 2016
NCAA Basketball: Purdue vs. Minnesota
2015-16 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014-15 Photo Gallery
2015-16 Photo Gallery / Exposure Photos
National Freshman of the Year Award finalist (2015)
Haas to Try Out For Pan Am Games (June 29, 2015)
Is the only player nationally since 2010 to have a season with 125 or more free throw attempts in under 500 minutes -- has done so twice.
Is also the only player nationally since 2010 to have 600 career points in under 1,000 career minutes.
Has seven career games where he has more points than minutes played.
Averaging a free throw attempt every 3 minutes, 45 seconds on the floor for his career.
2015-16 / AS SOPHOMORE
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 / AS A FRESHMAN
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 this year (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.
Opened his senior season with a 20-point, 10-rebound, six-block effort against Pleasant Valley 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.
Will be tied for the tallest player in Purdue basketball history.
Is a great system fit for the Boilermakers and a true center who will excel in Painter's motion offense and physical man defense.
A 4.0 student at Hokes Bluff.
His high school head coach, Greg Watkins, describes him as a "gym rat".
Idolizes current Indiana Pacers star Roy Hibbert.
Turned down overtures from Wake Forest, Virginia, Texas A&M, Texas, Stanford, UCLA, Butler and UAB among others.
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.
Majoring in exploratory studies / sales and selling.