Redshirt freshman suffered from HCM heart condition.
Hammons scores 18 to lead Boilermakers to victory.
Men's Basketball vs. Michigan State -- 2/20/14
Purdue vs. Indiana (USATSI)
Purdue falls to Penn State, 79-68
Purdue vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)
Purdue vs. Penn State
Saw action in 10 games before being sidelined for the final 24 contests with a foot injury ... Averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per game ... Purdue's first sub in three games ... Led the Boilers in blocks twice ... Recorded six points, five rebounds and a block in the home win over Lamar ... Had three points and a steal against Xavier ... Finished with four points, three rebounds and a game-high three blocks against Oregon State in the consolation game of the 2K Sports Classic ... Had four points, four boards and two blocks against Villanova at Madison Square Garden ... Recorded two points and four rebounds in the win over Hofstra ... Chipped in five points and three rebounds against Bucknell in the season opener.
Rated a four-star recruit, and ranked the No. 98 overall prospect and No. 20 power forward in his class by Scout.com ... Given a three-star rating, and ranked as the No. 112 overall prospect and No. 25 power forward in his class by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the No. 33 power forward and No. 5 recruit from the state of Illinois in his class by ESPN.com ... A McDonald's All-America nominee ... Participated in the 2011 Under Armour Best of the Best Camp in Atlanta ... Helped lead La Lumiere to a 25-3 record and a No. 7 final national ranking as a senior in 2011-12, averaging 8.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game ... Averaged 12.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game as a junior at Champaign Central to earn All-Area honors from the News-Gazette ... Also netted first-team All-Big 12 honors as a junior ... Averaged 11.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore at Champaign Central ... Coached by Alan Huss.
Full name is Javarion Martez Dwell Simpson ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... Born on Dec. 3, 1993 ... Son of Will Simpson and Eulawnda Biggers ... Has two brothers, Willie and Jaylon.