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Vince Edwards
Vince  Edwards

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Middletown, Ohio

High School:
Middletown

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Forward



03/19/2015

Purdue Falls to Cincinnati in OT, 66-65

A.J. Hammons leads all scorers with 17 points as the Boilermakers' season comes to an end.

03/17/2015

Boilermakers and Bearcats Battle in Bluegrass State in NCAA Tournament

Purdue and Cincinnati tip off at 7:10 PM (ET) on Thursday in Louisville.

03/14/2015

Purdue Falls to No. 6 Wisconsin, 71-51

Hammons scored 10 points in the game

03/13/2015

Purdue Advances to Big Ten Semifinals With 64-59 Win Over Penn State

Hammons scores a game-high 23 points in win.

03/07/2015

Purdue Overcomes 13-Point Deficit to Defeat Illinois, 63-58.

Hammons records double-double as Boilermakers end regular season with win.

03/19/2015

MBB | Purdue vs. Cincinnati (3-19-15)

Purdue vs. Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (3-19-15)

03/19/2015

NCAA Tournament - Purdue vs. Cincinnati

NCAA Tournament

03/18/2015

NCAA Tournament Practice Day (3-18-15)

The Purdue men's basketball team practiced at the KFC Yum! Center before Thursday's first-round game vs. Cincinnati.

03/07/2015

Purdue vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Purdue Rallies Past Illinois, 63-58

03/04/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

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

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.

Personal:
• 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.

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