P.J. Thompson
P.J. Thompson


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Brebeuf Prep

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188



Boilermakers Tip Off 117th Season Friday Night Against Samford

Purdue is 8-1 under Painter in season openers.


Boilermakers Talk to Media Before Practice on Tuesday Afternoon

Thompson, Stephens and Octeus speak with media before practice.


Boilermakers Top Carroll College (Mont.) in Final Tuneup, 90-49

Thompson leads four players in double figures with 16 points.


Boilermakers Cruise Past California (Pa.) In Exhibition Opener, 89-52

Hammons leads four players in double figures with 15 points.


Stephens, Scott, Edwards Lead Boilermakers in Second Intrasquad Scrimmage

Stephens scores 32 points to lead all scorers.


Purdue Men's Basketball vs. Kansas State

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. Kansas State


Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI


Men's Basketball vs. Samford

November 14, 2014


Men's Basketball vs. Carrol (Mont.)

Men's Basketball vs. Carrol (Mont.)


Men's Basketball vs. Cal (Pa)

Boilermakers men's basketball exhibition game vs. Cal (Pa) on November 2, 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."

• 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.