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P.J. Thompson
P.J. Thompson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Brebeuf Prep

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188

Position:
Guard



10/25/2014

Stephens, Scott, Edwards Lead Boilermakers in Second Intrasquad Scrimmage

Stephens scores 32 points to lead all scorers.

10/18/2014

Hammons, Haas Lead Boilermakers In First Intrasquad Scrimmage

Hammons scores 22 points with nine rebounds in first scrimmage.

08/15/2014

Introducing BoilerBall's Newcomers: P.J. Thompson

Freshman guard hails from Indianapolis, Indiana.

04/18/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

04/18/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

10/03/2014

Purdue Basketball Practice (Oct. 3, 2014)

Purdue had its first basketball practice of the year on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

09/18/2014

2014-15 Purdue Men's Basketball Head Shots

2014-15 Purdue Men's Basketball Head Shots

08/15/2014

Purdue MBB Freshmen in Summer Workouts

Purdue MBB Freshmen in Summer Workouts (August 1, 2014)

High School:
• A three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com and a two-star recruit by ESPN.com.
• Averaged over 24 points per game as a senior and was named an Indiana All-Star and a Hoosier Basketball All-Star.
• Named All-Marion County three times and earned a spot on the 10-member Indianapolis Star Super Team in 2014.
• Named one of the three most-underrated recruits in the Big Ten by SportsWatch.com.
• Averaged almost 24 points per game as a junior and was selected as a 2013 Indiana Junior All-Star.
• Tallied 40 points in the prestigious Indianapolis Legacy Showcase following his junior year.
• Averaged 18.4 points per game as a sophomore and 14.2 points per game as a freshman.
• Earned three selections to the Hoosier Basketball Magazine All-State team.
• Is crafty with the ball in his hands and works to get his teammates good shots in the offense.
• Very mature player who embraces the team-first mentality and will be a great fit in the locker room.
• Brebeuf coach Noah Haynes said, "He is like a coach on the floor for us. He's pretty multi-dimensional as an offensive player. He's got the ability to shoot the three, to go past you or come off a screen. He's a tough matchup."

Personal:
• Born Feb. 24, 1996, in Indianapolis, Ind.
• Son of LaSalle and Tonja Thompson.
• Has a younger brother, Isaiah.
• Father, LaSalle, played basketball at Indiana State and Ball State and competed on the Indiana All-Star Team with former Boilermaker great Glenn Robinson. He played several years overseas following his collegiate career

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