Vince Edwards
Vince Edwards


Middletown, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220



Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Haas Leads Purdue Past Grambling State, 82-30

Isaac Haas led a balanced Purdue attack with 17 points


Edwards Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday

Freshman from Ohio averaged 19.5 ppg and 8.0 rpg in two games last week.


Edwards, Stephens Lead Purdue Past IUPUI, 77-57

Vince Edwards had 19 points in the first half, making 8 of 10 field goal attempts, including a pair of 3-pointers.


Purdue Doubles Up Samford 80-40

Purdue shot 66.7 percent from the field during the first 20 minutes of Friday nights game.


Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI

Purdue Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI


Purdue vs. IUPUI

Men's basketball, USATSI gallery -- 11/16/14


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

Career Accolades
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Nov. 17, 2014)

High School:
• Ranked as 80th-best prospect, the No. 2-ranked prospect in Ohio and a four-star recruit in America by ESPN.com; ranked as the 122nd-top prospect by Rivals.com.
• Listed as a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.
• As a senior, Edwards was named the conference, district and Ohio Division I Player of the Year. Was selected to the Ohio All-State first team, leading team to conference and district titles.
• Finished his career as the second all-time leading scorer at Middletown High School, behind legendary Jerry Lucas. Was also the school's all-time leading rebounder.
• Named first-team All-Cincinnati Enquirer selection as a junior after averaging 21.0 points, 12.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.
• Also named special mention All-State and first-team All-District.
• Averaged 14.5 points, 11.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game as a sophomore.
• Greater Miami Conference (GMC) Co-Player of the Year as a junior.
• Led team to the GMC Championship and district title a year ago as well as regional runners-up in 2012 and 2013.
• Very athletic player with a wide range of skills on the perimeter and in the paint.
• Held offers from Michigan, West Virginia, Vanderbilt and Xavier among others.
• Clicked with the academic staff at Purdue and plans to study kinesiology.
• Son of former player Bill Edwards, who holds the single-game (45), season (757) and career (2,303 points from 1989-93) scoring records at Wright State.
• Won the National Character Award as voted on by the YMCA.
• Was coached during his senior year by Mark Baker. Was coached previously by Josh Andrews, who left to become the head coach at Taylor University.

• Born April 5, 1996, in Middletown, Ohio.
• Son of Bill Edwards and Glennetta Patton.
• Has two older brothers, Darius and Bill, Jr., who played basketball at Miami, Ohio, and Penn State.
• Chose Purdue because of the family atmosphere on the basketball team.