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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



11/12/2014

Boilermakers Tip Off 117th Season Friday Night Against Samford

Purdue is 8-1 under Painter in season openers.

11/11/2014

Boilermakers Talk to Media Before Practice on Tuesday Afternoon

Thompson, Stephens and Octeus speak with media before practice.

11/07/2014

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

Thompson leads four players in double figures with 16 points.

11/02/2014

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

Hammons leads four players in double figures with 15 points.

10/25/2014

Stephens, Scott, Edwards Lead Boilermakers in Second Intrasquad Scrimmage

Stephens scores 32 points to lead all scorers.

11/24/2014

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. Kansas State

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. Kansas State

11/16/2014

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI

11/14/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Samford

November 14, 2014

11/07/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Carrol (Mont.)

Men's Basketball vs. Carrol (Mont.)

11/02/2014

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."

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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