Event to take place at Lafayette Jefferson High School on Saturday
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
West Club in Mackey Arena renamed J. Nine Club
Hummel, Jackson and Smith honored by more than 500 in attendance.
Senior Chelsea Jones was one of three athletes conference-wide with a 4.0 GPA.
Purdue vs. Saint Mary's - AP Photos
Purdue vs. Ohio State Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals
Purdue vs. Nebraska - AP Photos
Purdue at Indiana March 4, 2012
AP Photos: Purdue vs. Penn State
Honorable mention All-Big Ten (2011, 2012) ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2009) ... 5-hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off All-Tournament Team (2011) ... Bob Cousy Award candidate (2011, 2012).
As a Senior (2011-12)
Honorable mention All-Big Ten ... Puerto Rico Tip-Off All-Tournament Team ... Bob Cousy Award candidate ... Finished his career ranked second in Purdue history in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.15) and seventh in assists (456) ... Ranked third in the Big Ten in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.5), fifth in assists (4.2), 13th in steals (1.2) and 28th in scoring (10.4) in overall games ... Led the conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.8) and ranked fourth in assists (4.3), 13th in field goal percentage (.486) and 28th in scoring (10.3) in Big Ten games only ... Played in all 35 games, making 33 starts and averaging 26.9 minutes per game ... Led Purdue with an average of 4.2 assists per game, and also averaged 10.4 points and 3.2 rebounds ... Led the Boilers in assists 27 times, steals 19 times, scoring five times and rebounds on four occasions ... Scored in double figures 19 times, including two 20-point efforts, and posted one double-double ... Tallied five points, four rebounds and a game-high four assists against Kansas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored 18 points, including the go-ahead free throws with less than 30 seconds remaining, in the win over Saint Mary's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Posted the first double-double of his career against Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament quarters, finishing with 10 points and 10 assists to go along with two steals ... Recorded five points, four rebounds and three assists in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament ... Netted a team-high 17 points and grabbed five rebounds at Indiana ... Scored 12 points, all in the second half, and added five assists in the Senior Night win over Penn State ... Chipped in nine points and five assists in the win at Michigan ... Went for 13 points and five assists in the home win over Nebraska ... Scored 15 points and handed out five assists against Michigan State at home ... Recorded 13 points and five assists in the win at Illinois ... Distributed eight assists against no turnovers, while chipping in five points, in the home win over Northwestern ... Scored 14 points and handed out a game-high four assists at Ohio State to surpass the 400 career-assist mark ... Tallied eight points and four assists in the win at Northwestern ... Scored 17 points, handed out a game-high eight assists and picked up two steals at home against Michigan ... Shared the team lead with 10 points and six rebounds at Michigan State ... Posted 14 points and three assists in the home win over Iowa ... Scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half of the win at Minnesota, while also adding four assists ... Recorded eight points and shared game-high honors with six rebounds in the home win over Illinois ... Had six points and four assists in the win at Iowa ... Scored 10 points and dished out four dimes in the home win over IPFW ... Filled the box score with 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists and two steals against Butler ... Had 15 points and picked up four rebounds in the home win over Western Carolina ... Scored 12 points, handed out four assists and tied his career high with four steals at Xavier ... Had 15 points and four rebounds in the home win over Miami ... Dished out 10 assists against no turnovers and added three steals in the home win over Coppin State ... Netted seven points, including his first-career dunk, and added four rebounds in the home win over Western Michigan ... Finished with eight points, a career-high nine rebounds and three assists against Alabama in the finals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Exploded for a career-high 26 points behind a 10-of-11 effort from the line in the win over Temple in Puerto Rico ... Tallied 17 points and three assists in the win over Iona in the Puerto Rico opener ... Had a game-high five assists in the home win over High Point ... Scored five points and had a game-high five assists in the season-opening win over Northern Illinois.
As a Junior (2010-11)
Honorable mention All-Big Ten ... Bob Cousy Award candidate ... Started all 34 games, averaging 8.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 26.2 minutes per contest ... Led Purdue in assists 17 times, steals seven times and rebounds once ... Scored in double figures 12 times on the year ... Handed out a team-high 135 assists against 63 turnovers for a 2.14 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Netted 10 points and dished out seven assists against VCU in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds, handed out three assists and picked up a pair of steals in the win over Saint Peter's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Tallied 13 points, four rebounds, four assists and a career high-tying four steals at Iowa ... Had five points and four assists in the home win over Illinois ... Recorded 16 points, five rebounds and seven assists in the win at Michigan State ... Posted eight points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals in the victory at Indiana ... Scored nine points in the home win over Ohio State ... Ripped off 18 points, five assists and four rebounds in the home win over Wisconsin ... Finished with 10 points and five assists in the win at Illinois ... Poured in 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in the home win over Indiana ... Made three triples en route to finishing with 13 points, five rebounds and five assists in the home win over Minnesota ... Sparked the home win over Michigan State with a career-high 19 points, while also adding five rebounds and two assists ... Had 10 points, three rebounds and an assist at West Virginia ... Filled the box score with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists at Minnesota ... Netted seven points, seven assists and five rebounds in the home win over Iowa ... Scored 17 points and picked up two steals in the win at Penn State ... Posted eight points and five assists in the victory over Northwestern ... Had four points, four rebounds and six assists in the win at Michigan ... Turned in an eight-point, eight-assist night in the win over IPFW ... Scored five points, hauled in six rebounds and handed out eight assists in the win over North Florida ... Netted 11 points and four helpers to go along with six rebounds and four steals in the win at Valpo ... Scored eight points in the win over Southern Illinois ... Tied his career high with nine assists in the win over Austin Peay ... Scored four points and dished out seven assists in the win over Alcorn State ... Put up five rebounds and five assists in the win over Howard.
As a Sophomore (2009-10)
Went on a tour of Geneva and Paris with the East Coast All-Stars in the summer of 2010, averaging 9.5 points, 4.5 assists and 3.3 steals per game ... Set East Coast All-Stars single-game records with nine assists and six steals in the tour finale ... Missed the first 19 games of the season after injuring his foot in preseason practice ... Played in 16 games and made seven starts ... Averaged 2.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, while posting a 3.67 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Led Purdue in assists eight times in 16 games ... Tallied four assists against Duke in the Sweet 16 ... Had four assists and four rebounds in the win over Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored eight points and tied career highs with nine assists and six rebounds in the win over Siena in the first round of the tournament ... His nine assists against the Saints tied for the third-most by a Purdue player in an NCAA Tournament game ... Had a game-high five assists and pulled in four rebounds in the win over Northwestern at the Big Ten Tournament ... Chipped in with three assists in the Big Ten title-clinching win at Penn State ... Made his first start of the season in the home win over Indiana, scoring nine points and handing out five assists ... Handed out four assists in the win at Minnesota ... Registered four assists and three rebounds in the home win over Illinois ... Scored six points, handed out two assists and picked up a steal in the home win over Iowa ... Shared game-high honors with four assists in the win at Indiana ... Made his season debut in the home win over Wisconsin, finishing with two points and three rebounds.
As a Freshman (2008-09)
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team, becoming the fourth Boilermaker recognized since the team was originated in 2003 ... Played in a Purdue freshman-record 36 games, earning 30 starting assignments ... Led the Boilers with 118 assists, good for the second-best freshman total in program history ... Accumulated 33 steals on the year, moving past teammate E'Twaun Moore for sixth on Purdue's freshman chart ... Led the team in assists 16 times, including a career-best nine at Ohio State ... Average 5.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
Finished third in the voting for Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2008 after earning conference and area Player of the Year honors ... Named Illinois' 2008 Big School Player of the Year by MidStateHoops.com ... Averaged 21.7 points and 10 assists as a senior ... Was a member of the Indiana Elite AAU squad ... Coached by Jeremy Moore.
Full name is Lewis Jackson IV ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... Born on Sept. 20, 1989 ... Son of Zinda Jackson-Chargois ... Has two brothers, Westly Dawson and Kyler Works.