Hammons and Carter win a pair of awards each.
Final home game for four seniors.
Senior tore his ACL in Sunday's contest at Nebraska.
Sterling Carter leads way with 19 points.
Men's Basketball vs. Indiana -- 2/15/14
Purdue vs. Minnesota
Purdue vs. Michigan
Purdue vs. Penn State
Purdue 66, Illinois 58
At Seattle U. (2011-13)
Appeared in eight games with five starts, averaging 7.3 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game and 1.9 assists per game in 18.6 minutes per contest as a junior ... scored 20 points in just 12 minutes against Jackson State (Dec. 17, 2012). Made 6-of-7 three-point attempts in that contest ... played in 27 games with 18 starts while averaging 10.1 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... tallied a career-best 28 points, including eight three-pointers, in just 16 minutes in a win over Longwood late in the season (Feb. 29, 2012) ... added a 26-point performance in a win over Eastern Washington (Jan. 16, 2012) ... as a freshman in 2010-11, Carter averaged 13.8 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and shot 36.8 percent (85-of-231) from three-point range ... as a freshman, he had 20-plus points in four straight games (Nov. 12-19, 2010), including 26 points against San Francisco in the second game of the season ... equaled his career high with 28 points against Pepperdine (Jan. 2, 2011), where he made seven three-pointers ... ended his freshman season by scoring in double figures in 12 straight games ... ranked third nationally in three-pointers made among freshmen in 2010-11 ... scored 759 career points with 212 rebounds and 110 assists in 66 career games with the RedHawks ... connected on 170-of-462 (.368) from long distance during his Seattle U. career.
Carter averaged 13.1 points per game as a junior in 2007-08, hitting 51 percent of his shots from the field ... also averaged 2.6 assists and 1.7 steals per game in helping Franklin High School to a 24-3 record and a King County 4A league title ... earned all-KingCo 4A Honorable Mention honors as well as team's defensive player of the year award ... missed his senior season with a knee injury.
Full name is Sterling Tanell Carter ... already has a bachelor's degree from Seattle U., and is intending to earn his masters degree in Technology and Leadership ... born on July 23, 1990, in Seattle, Wash. ... son of Wardell and Debra-Emerson Carter ... has a total of five brothers and seven sisters.