Men's Basketball falls to Michigan State, 72-66; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
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.