All-Americans
 
  Fred Beretta
 
Fred Beretta - 1940
Fred Beretta - 1940
Member of Purdue's 1938 and 1940 Big Ten championship teams... A Helms Athletic Foundation All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection in 1940... Two-time team captain (1938, 1940)... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1982.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Norman Cottom  
Joe Barry Carroll - 1979 Third Team; 1980 Consensus
 
Joe Barry Carroll
Member of Purdue's 1980 NCAA Final Four team and 1979 Big Ten championship team... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... A two-time All-American, earning third-team honors in 1979 and Consensus accolades in 1980... Served as team co-captain in 1980... A first-team All-Big Ten pick in both 1979 and 1980... Two-time recipient of John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1979, 1980)... Won Red Mackey Award in 1980... Led the Boilermakers in rebounds and blocks in each of his four seasons, the only player to do so in either category... Led team in scoring (22.3 ppg), field goals (301), field goal percentage (.539) and free throws (134) in 1980... Led team in scoring (22.8 ppg), field goals (318), field goal percentage (.583) and free throws made (162) in 1979 ... Led team in field goal percentage (.522) in 1978 ... Holds program records for rebounds (1,148), blocks (349), blocks per game (3.7) and double-doubles (55)... Ranks second in scoring (2,175) and field goals (875), third in field goal attempts (1,602) and minutes played (3,831), fifth in free throw attempts (653), sixth in rebounding average (9.3), seventh in scoring average (17.7) and free throws (425) and 13th in field goal percentage (.546)... Holds the Purdue freshman records for rebounds (206), rebounding average (7.4) and blocks (82)... Selected 1st overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 1980 NBA Draft.


  Dave Charters
 
Dave Charters - 1910 Consensus; 1911 Consensus
Dave Charters
Member of Purdue's 1911 Big Ten championship team... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... A Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection in both 1910 and 1911... Led the team in scoring in 1911.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Norman Cottom  
Norman Cottom - 1934 Consensus
 
Norman Cottom
Member of Purdue's 1934 and 1935 Big Ten championship teams... Served as a team co-captain in 1935... Named a Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American and first-team All-Big Ten honoree in 1934... Led team in field goal percentage (.673) in 1935... Led team in scoring (9.0 ppg), field goals (67), field goal percentage (.725) and free throws (37) in 1934... Led team in scoring (7.1 ppg), field goals (48) and free throws (25) in 1933 ... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1978.

 

 

 

 

 

 


  Terry Dischinger
 
Terry Dischinger - 1960 Second Team; 1961 Consensus; 1962 Consensus
Terry Dischinger
Three-time team captain (1960, 1961, 1962)... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... Earned second-team All-America honors in 1960 before garnering Consensus All-America recognition in 1961 and 1962... Three-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1960, 1961, 1962)... Three-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1960, 1961, 1962)... Led team in scoring, rebounding, field goals, field goal percentage, free throws and free throw percentage in each of his three seasons with the Boilermakers... Holds the program records for rebounding average (13.7), free throws (713), free throw attempts (871) and double-doubles (58), and shares the program record with nine 40-point games... Ranks second in rebounds (958), third in scoring average (28.3), fifth in scoring (1,979), eighth in field goals (633), 10th in field goal percentage (.553) and free throw percentage (.819)... Selected 8th overall by the Chicago Zephyrs in the 1962 NBA Draft ... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1989.

 

 

 


Keith Edmonson  
Keith Edmonson - 1982 honorable mention
 
Keith Edmonson
Member of Purdue's 1979 Big Ten championship and 1980 NCAA Final Four teams... A team tri-captain in 1982... An honorable mention AP All-American and an Academic All-American in 1982... A two-time All-Big Ten selection, earning third-team honors in 1981 and first-team accolades in 1982... Named John Wooden Most Valuable Player in 1982... Led team in scoring (21.2 ppg) and field goals (264) in 1982... Led team in scoring (17.3 ppg) and field goals (227) in 1981... Led team in free throw percentage (.786) in 1980 (.786) ... Ranks sixth in games played (131), seventh in scoring (1,717) and field goals (682), eighth in field goal attempts (1,289) and minutes played (3,575), 13th in free throw attempts (467), 14th in free throws (353) and 15th in games started (96)... Selected 10th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1982 NBA Draft.

 

 

 

 


  John Garrett
 
John Garrett
John Garrett
A two-time team co-captain (1974, 1975)... A two-time Citizens' Savings Athletic Foundation All-American (1974, 1975)... A two-time All-Big Ten pick, garnering second-team honors in 1974 and first-team accolades in 1975... Named John Wooden Most Valuable Player in 1975... Led team in scoring (19.8 ppg), rebounds (10.0 rpg), field goals (238), field goal percentage (.540) and free throw percentage (.778) in 1975... Led team in scoring (21.6 ppg), field goals (276) and field goal percentage (.593) in 1974... Led team in rebounds (9.1 rpg), field goals (187) and free throw percentage (.687) in 1973 ... Ranks fifth in scoring average (19.8) and double-doubles (33), seventh in rebounds (738), eighth in rebounding average (9.0) and 12th in scoring (1,620)... Selected 107th overall by the Washington Bullets in the 1975 NBA Draft.

 

 


Paul Hoffman  
Paul Hoffman - 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947
 
Paul Hoffman
Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... Served as team captain in 1947... The only four-time All-American in Purdue history, earning the distinction from the Chicago Herald in 1944 before three-straight Helms Athletic Foundation selections (1945, 1946, 1947)... Also the only four-time first-team All-Big Ten pick in program history (1944-47)... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1945, 1947)... Led team in scoring in 1944 (10.9 ppg), 1946 (12.1 ppg) and 1947 (12.4 ppg)... Led team in field goals and free throws in each of his four seasons with the Boilermakers... Selected by the Toronto Huskies in the 1947 NBA Draft... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1977.

 

 

 

 



  Robbie Hummel
 
Robbie Hummel - 2010 Second Team/Honorable Mention; 2012 Honorable Mention
Robbie Hummel
Member of Purdue’s 2009 Big Ten Tournament and 2010 Big Ten championship teams … The first four-time team captain in program history (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) … Purdue’s first-ever winner of the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award … A second-team NABC and honorable mention AP All-American in 2010 … An honorable mention AP All-American in 2012 … A four-time All-Big Ten selection, earning first-team honors in 2008, 2010 and 2012, and third-team accolades in 2009 … A Big Ten All-Freshman Team pick in 2008 … A three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree (2009, 2010, 2012) … Received Ward Lambert Award in 2008 … Winner of Rebound Award in 2008 (6.1 rpg), 2009 (7.0 rpg) and 2012 (7.2 rpg) … Two-time winner of the Courage Award (2008, 2012) … Played in 127-career games with 120 starts … Averaged 14.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 0.9 blocks per game for his career … Led team in scoring (16.4), field goals (194), rebounds (7.2), free throws (113), free throw percentage (.825) and blocks (42) in 2012 … Led team in three-point field goal percentage (.364) and free throw percentage (.902) in 2010 … Led team in three-point field goal percentage in 2009 (.381) … Led team in field goal percentage (.484), three-point field goal percentage (.447), free throws (96) and free throw percentage (.865) in 2008 … Ranks fourth in Purdue history in rebounds (862), three-point field goals (216) and games started (120), fifth in three-point field goal attempts (555), sixth in free throw percentage (.841) and minutes played (3,830), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.94) and blocks (112), ninth in scoring (1,772), 10th in field goal attempts (1,315) and blocks per game (0.9), 11th in three-point field goal percentage (.389) and steals (132), 12th in free throws made (390), 14th in double-doubles (20), 15th in free throw attempts (464) and games played (127) and 24th in assists (268) … Holds program freshman records for three-point percentage (.447) and free throw percentage (.865) … Helped lead Team USA to a bronze medal at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.

 


JaJuan Johnson  
JaJuan Johnson - 2011 consensus
 
JaJuan Johnson - 2011 consensus
Member of Purdue's 2009 Big Ten Tournament and 2010 Big Ten championship teams ... A two-time team captain (2010, 2011) ... A consensus All-American in 2011, the 17th in program history and the first in 17 years ... A 2010-11 AP Preseason All-American, the second in program history ... Purdue's first-ever winner of the Pete Newell National Big Man of the Year Award in 2011 ... Finalist for Naismith, Robertson and Wooden trophies in 2011 ... Named 2011 Big Ten Player of the Year, the third Purdue player to receive the award and the first since Glenn Robinson in 1994 ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 ... Third player in Big Ten history to be named Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season ... A three-time All-Big Ten selection, garnering first-team honors in 2009 and 2011, and second-team recognition in 2010 ... A two-time Big Ten All-Defensive Team honoree (2009, 2010, 2011) ... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (2009, 2011) ... Two-time winner of Rebound Award (2010, 2011) ... Led team and Big Ten in scoring (20.5 ppg) and blocks (2.3 bpg) in 2011 ... Also led Purdue in field goals (257), free throws (169) and rebounds (8.6) in 2011 ... Led team in free throws (158) and blocks (2.1 bpg) in 2010 ... Led team in field goals (190), field goal percentage (.540), free throws (117) and blocks (2.1 bpg) in 2009 ... Led team in blocks (1.0 bpg) in 2008 ... Shares program records for games played (140), consecutive games played (140) and games won (107) with classmate E'Twaun Moore ... Ranks second in Purdue history in blocks (263) and blocks per game (1.9), third in minutes played (3,856), fourth in free throw attempts (662) and games started (120), fifth in rebounds (854) and free throws (492), seventh in scoring (1,919), field goals (706) and field goal attempts (1,410) and 11th in double-doubles (26) ... Finished his career on a streak of 43-straight games with double-figure points, the fifth-longest in program history.

 


  Frank Kendrick
 
Frank Kendrick - 1974
Frank Kendrick
A team co-captain in 1974... A Citizens' Savings Athletic Foundation All-American and first-team All-Big Ten pick in 1974... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1973, 1974)... Led team in rebounds (10.1 rpg) and free throws (130) in 1974... Led team in scoring (18.5 ppg) and free throws (79) in 1973... Ranks ninth in Purdue history in rebounds (664), 10th in rebounding average (8.5) and 23rd in scoring (1,269)... Selected 47th overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 1974 NBA Draft.

 

 

 

 

 


Bob Kessler  
Bob Kessler - 1936 Consensus
 
Bob Kessler
Member of Purdue's 1934, 1935 and 1936 Big Ten championship teams... Served as team captain in 1936... A Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1936... Two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1935, 1936)... Led team in scoring, field goals and free throws made in both 1935 and 1936... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1968.

 

 

 

 

 

 


  Emmett Lowery
 
Emmett Lowery - 1934
Emmett Lowery
Member of Purdue's 1932 Big Ten and national championship team, and the Boilermakers' 1934 Big Ten title squad... A Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1934... Named first-team All-Big Ten in 1934... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1979.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Carl McNulty  
Carl McNulty - 1951 Third Team
 
Carl McNulty
Served as team captain in 1952... Named a third-team All-American by the Helms Athletic Foundation in 1951... A two-time All-Big Ten selection, earning second-team honors in 1951 and first-team acclaim in 1952... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1951, 1952)... Led team in scoring (18.1 ppg), field goals (155), field goal percentage (.345) and free throws (89) in 1952... Led team in scoring (17.1 ppg), field goals (146), field goal percentage (.360) and free throws (79) in 1951... Selected by the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1952 NBA Draft... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1990.

 

 

 

 

 


  Willie Merriweather
 
Willie Merriweather - 1959
Willie Merriweather
Named a Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1959... A two-time All-Big Ten selection, earning second-team honors in 1958 before collecting first-team accolades in 1959... Named John Wooden Most Valuable Player in 1959... Led team in scoring (20.8 ppg) in 1959, field goals (190), free throws (77) and free throw percentage (.748) in 1959... Led team in scoring (14.5 ppg), free throws (94) and free throw percentage (.770) in 1958... Selected 59th overall by the St. Louis Hawks in the 1959 NBA Draft... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1989.

 

 

 

 

 


Ray Miller  
Ray Miller - 1922 Consensus
 
Ray Miller
Member of Purdue's 1921 and 1922 Big Ten championship teams... Team captain in 1922... A Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American in 1922.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  E'Twaun Moore
 
E'Twaun Moore - 2010 honorable mention; 2011 third team/honorable mention
E'Twaun Moore - 2010 honorable mention; 2011 third team/honorable mention
Member of Purdue's 2009 Big Ten Tournament and 2010 Big Ten championship teams ... Two-time captain (2010, 2011) ... Third-team NABC All-American in 2011 ... Two-time honorable mention AP All-American (2010, 2011) ... One of 13 players in program history to be named an All-American in multiple seasons ... Second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American in 2010 ... Wooden Award finalist in 2011 ... Finalist for 2011 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... A four-time All-Big Ten selection, earning second-team honors in 2008 and 2009 before receiving first-team recognition in 2010 and 2011 ... One of two players in program history to earn four All-Big Ten honors ... Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2008 ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree (2009, 2010, 2011) ... Named John Wooden Most Valuable Player in 2010 ... Won Bob King Assist Award in 2010 (2.7 apg) ... Led team in three-point field goals (70) and steals (1.2 spg) in 2011 ... Led team in scoring (16.4 ppg), field goals (212) and three-point field goals (51) in 2010 ... Led team in scoring in 2009 (13.8 ppg) ... Led team in scoring (12.8 ppg), field goals (159) and three-point field goals (66) in 2008 ... Holds program records for three-point field goals (243), games started (136) and minutes played (4,517) ... Shares program records for games played (140), consecutive games played (140) and victories (107) with classmate JaJuan Johnson ... Ranks second in Purdue history in field goal attempts (1,774), third in scoring (2,136) and three-point field goal attempts (639), fourth in field goals (780), fifth in minutes per game (32.3), sixth in steals (164), ninth in assists (400), 13th in three-point field goal percentage (.373) and 15th in blocks (59) ... Holds Purdue freshman record for three-point field goals (66).

 


Rick Mount  
Rick Mount - 1968 Second/Third Team; 1969 Consensus; 1970 Consensus
 
Rick Mount
Member of Purdue's 1969 Big Ten championship and NCAA Final Four team... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... One of three team captains in 1970... A Consensus All-American in 1969 and 1970 after earning second-team honors from the AP and third-team acclaim from the UPI in 1968... Named Chicago Tribune MVP in 1969... A three-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1968, 1969, 1970)... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1969, 1970)... Led team in scoring, field goals and free throws in each of his three seasons... Also led team in free throw percentage (.846) in 1968... Holds program records for scoring (2,323), scoring average (32.2 ppg), 40-point games (9), 30-point games (46), consecutive games in double figures (72), field goals (910) and field goal attempts (1,885)... Ranks fourth in Purdue history in free throws (503), sixth in free throw percentage (.843) and ninth in free throw attempts (597)... Selected 132nd overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1970 NBA Draft... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1992.

 

 

 


  Charles Murphy
 
Charles Murphy - 1928; 1929 Consensus; 1930 Consensus
Charles Murphy
Member of Purdue's 1928 and 1930 Big Ten championship teams... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... A team co-captain in 1930... A three-time Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection (1928, 1929, 1930)... Led team in scoring, field goals and free throws in each of his three seasons... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1963.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Elmer Oliphant  
Elmer Oliphant - 1914 Consensus; 1915 Consensus
 
Elmer Oliphant
Team captain in 1914... A two-time Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American (1914, 1915).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  Glenn Robinson
 
Glenn Robinson - 1993 Second Team; 1994 Consensus
Glenn Robinson
Member of Purdue's 1994 Big Ten championship team... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... Named National Player of the Year in 1994... Also earned Chicago Tribune MVP and Big Ten Player of the Year honors in 1994... A second-team AP All-American in 1993 and a Consensus All-America pick in 1994... Two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1993, 1994)... Two-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1993, 1994)... Won Doc Combs "Play Hard" Award and Rebound Award in both 1993 and 1994... The only player in Big Ten history to score 1,000 points in a season, piling up 1,030 in 1994... Led team in scoring (30.3 ppg), field goals (368), free throws (215) and steals (1.7 spg) in 1994 ... Led team in scoring (24.1 ppg), field goals (246), three-point field goals (32), three-point field goal percentage (.400), free throws (152), steals (2.1 spg) and blocks (1.3 bpg) in 1993... Holds program single-season records for scoring (1,030), field goals (368) and field goal attempts (762)... Ranks third in Purdue history in steals per game (1.9 spg), fourth in scoring average (27.5 ppg), fifth in rebounding average (9.7 rpg), sixth in blocks per game (1.1 bpg), eighth in scoring (1,706), ninth in field goals (614) and field goal attempts (1,281), 11th in three-point field goal percentage (.385), 12th in free throws (367), free throw attempts (475) and blocks (64), 14th in three-point field goals (111), 15th in three-point field goal attempts (288) and 19th in rebounds (602)... Selected first overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1994 NBA Draft.


Stephen Scheffler  
Stephen Scheffler - 1990 Honorable Mention
 
Stephen Scheffler
Member of Purdue's 1987 and 1988 Big Ten championship teams... One of three team captains in 1990... An honorable mention AP All-American in 1990... Captured Big Ten Player of the Year and first-team All-Big Ten honors in 1990... Shared John Wooden Most Valuable Player Award and received Ward Lambert Award in 1990... Won Rebound Award in 1989 (6.0 rpg) and 1990 (6.1 rpg)... Led team in scoring (16.8 ppg), field goals (173), field goal percentage (.698) and free throws (157) in 1990... Led team in field goal percentage (.667) and free throw percentage (.776) in 1989... Led team in field goal percentage (.708) in 1988... Holds program career (.685) and single-season (.708) records for field goal percentage... Ranks 15th in Purdue history in free throws (339), 26th in rebounds (538) and 33rd in scoring (1,155)... Selected 39th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 1990 NBA Draft.

 

 

 


  Dave Schellhase
 
Dave Schellhase - 1965 Second Team; 1966 Consensus
Dave Schellhase
One of three team captains in 1966... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... A second-team AP All-American in 1965 and a Consensus All-American in 1966... An Academic All-America selection in 1965... A three-time first-team All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten honoree (1964, 1965, 1966)... Three-time John Wooden Most Valuable Player (1964, 1965, 1966)... Led team in scoring (32.5 ppg), rebounds (10.6 rpg), field goals (284), field goal percentage (.464) and free throws (213) in 1966... Led team in scoring (29.3 ppg), rebounds (8.0 rpg), field goals (249), free throws (206) and free throw percentage (.790) in 1965... Led team in scoring (24.5 ppg), rebounds (11.3 rpg), field goals (213) and free throws (163) in 1964... Ranks second in Purdue history in scoring average (28.8 ppg), field goal attempts (1,611), free throws (582) and free throw attempts (749), third in scoring (2,074), rebounding average (10.0 rpg) and double-doubles (35), fourth in field goals (746), eighth in rebounds (721) and 15th in free throw percentage (.777)... Selected 10th overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 1966 NBA Draft ... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1992.

 

 

 


George Spradling  
George Spradling - 1926 Consensus
 
George Spradling
Member of Purdue's 1926 Big Ten championship team... Team captain in 1926... A Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American in 1926.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Larry Teeple  
Larry Teeple - 1913 Consensus
 
Larry Teeple
A Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American in 1913.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Donald White  
Donald White - 1921 Consensus
 
Donald White
Member of Purdue's 1921 Big Ten championship team... A Consensus Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1921.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  John Wooden
 
John Wooden - 1930 Consensus; 1931 Consensus; 1932 Consensus
John Wooden
Member of Purdue's 1930 Big Ten championship team, and the 1932 Boilermaker squad that captured both the Big Ten and national championships... Two-time team captain (1931, 1932)... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... The 1932 National Player of the Year... A three-time Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American (1930, 1931, 1932)... Three-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1930, 1931, 1932)... Led team in scoring (12.2 ppg), field goals (79), free throws (61) and free throw percentage (.709) in 1932... Led team in scoring (8.2 ppg), field goals (53) and free throws (34) in 1931... Led team in free throw percentage (.684) in 1930 ... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1962.

 

 

 

 

 


Jewell Young  
Jewell Young - 1937 Consensus; 1938 Consensus
 
Jewell Young
Member of Purdue's 1936 and 1938 Big Ten championship teams... Named to Purdue's Centennial All-Time Men's Basketball Team... A Helms Athletic Foundation Consensus All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection in both 1937 and 1938... Led team in scoring (14.5 ppg), field goals (117), free throws (55) and free throw percentage (.753) in 1938... Led team in scoring (12.2 ppg), field goals (97), free throws (49) and free throw percentage (.754) in 1937... Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1964.