Hummel Named Player Of The Week

Dec. 15, 2008

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue sophomore Robbie Hummel garnered his second weekly laurel after netting a career-high 25 points against Indiana State to earn his place in the 500-points club.

The young forward led the Boilermakers to a pair of victories on the week, averaging 20 points and nine rebounds per game. On his way to surpassing the 500-point plateau Hummel went 13-24 from the floor (.542), 5-10 from three-point range (.500) and 9-10 from the charity stripe (.900).

Hummel also had four assists, three steals and a blocked shot in Purdue's two wins over Ball State and Indiana State.

The distinction marks the second weekly award for Hummel, who was first recognized on February 11, 2008. He is the second Boilermaker to earn the conference honor this season, following the Dec. 1 award for sophomore E'Twaun Moore.




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