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Kenneth Lowe
Kenneth Lowe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gary, Ind.

High School:
West

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 197

Position:
Guard



Scouting Lowe:
Had offseason surgery on left shoulder ... tenacious defender who can shut down anyone on the floor ... a versatile, athletic player who possesses an explosive first step ... can play either guard position or small forward ... has a knack for getting to the free throw line ... unquestioned team leader both on and off the flooor.

Junior Season (2002-03)
>Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.
>Named Third-Team All-Big Ten by conference media and coaches.
>Appeared in 27 games, with 26 starts.
>Ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 11.6 points per game.
>Ranked third on the team in assists (54) and steals (31), and led the team in three-point field goal percentage (.414).
>Ranked second in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.887) and ranks third on Purdue?s single season list.
>Scored in double figures in 14 of 27 games and set a career high with 23 points against Illinois.

European Trip (Summer 2002)
>Averaged 10.1 points; one of four players to average in double figures.
>Connected on 16 of 19 free throw attempts.

2001-02 Season
>Medically redshirted 2001-02 season after having surgery on his right shoulder in August.

Sophomore Season (2000-01)
>Appeared in all 32 games, with 31 starts and played a team-high 849 minutes.
>Led team in free throws made (135) and free throw percentage (.865).
>Ranked third on the team in assists (59) and second in steals (33).
>Ranked second on the team and 22nd in the Big Ten in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game.
>Ranked 13th in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.479) and third in free throw percentage (.865).
>Scored in double figures in 21 of 32 games.

Freshman Season (1999-2000)
>Appeared in 21 games, averaging 5.7 minutes and 1.8 points per game.
>Scored 20 of his 35 points in Big Ten play.
>Had a breakout game against Iowa, scoring eight points, including 5-of-6 free throw attempts (2/5/00).

High School (Gary West)
>Starred for coach Ivory Brown.
>Averaged 19.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a senior.
>Named honorable mention All-USA by USA Today, second-team all-state by the Associated Press and first-team all-state by Hoosier Basketball.
>Two-time team MVP; led Gary West to two sectional titles and one regional crown.
>Averaged 17.8 points as a junior and 14.6 points as a sophomore.
>Named to the Indiana All-Star team by the Indianapolis Star.

Personal
>Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision
>Born Oct. 6, 1980
>Son of Rose Brown and Jeffrey Lowe
>Has two sisters, Allena and Michelle, and one brother, Jeffery