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P.J. Thompson
P.J.  Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Brebeuf Prep

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188

Position:
Guard



05/08/2015

Thompson to Participate in Overseas Trip With the USA Eagles

Part of USA Eagles that will play at least six games in China and Mongolia.

03/14/2015

Purdue Falls to No. 6 Wisconsin, 71-51

Hammons scored 10 points in the game

02/07/2015

Purdue Falls on Road to Minnesota, 62-58

Boilermakers four-game win streak comes to an end.

12/22/2014

Purdue Falls to Gardner-Webb, 89-84

Rapheal Davis led Purdue with 13 points and 12 rebounds

12/08/2014

Strong Finish Propels Purdue Past IPFW 63-43

The Boilermakers use strong runs in the first half and final minutes to secure the win.

04/13/2015

2014-15 Purdue Basketball: P.J. Thompson

P.J. Thompson freshman year photos from the 2014-15 season.

03/07/2015

Purdue vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Purdue Rallies Past Illinois, 63-58

02/15/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska

February 15, 2015

02/07/2015

Purdue vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

Purdue vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

01/28/2015

Men's Basketball vs. IU

MBB Purdue vs IU

2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics

2014-15 Photo Gallery

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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