News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Purdue will give 2,000 bobbleheads of the 1999 All-American to the first fans at Mackey.
The Purdue women's basketball team celebrated the 2011-12 season and honored its seniors Thursday night.
No. 21/25 Purdue will play the winner of No. 5 seed Michigan State and No. 12 seed Indiana on Friday at approximately 8:30 p.m. ET.
The No. 22 Boilermakers play host to Indiana at Noon ET on Sunday.
AP Photos: No. 13 Purdue vs. No. 25 South Carolina
Purdue vs. Nebraska Big Ten Tournament Finals March 4, 2012
Purdue vs. Michigan State Big Ten Quarterfinals March 2, 2012
AP Photos: No. 16 Purdue at No. 10 Ohio State
AP Photos: No. 13 Purdue vs. Michigan State
2010-11 - Junior
Led the team in blocked shots (36) and steals (49) ... Second in rebounding (4.1 rpg) and fifth in scoring (6.6 ppg) ... Recorded a career-high five steals twice (Southern Illinois and Toledo) ... Scored a career-high 16 points vs. SIUE ... Set career high with 13 rebounds vs. Southern Illinois ... Blocked career-high four shots at Minnesota ... Played career-high 31 minutes against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament ... Started in 23 of 33 games ... Averaged 6.6 points and 4.1 rebounds in 18.3 minutes per game.
2009-10 - Sophomore
Missed first 10 games with a stress fracture in lower left leg ... Made season debut against Gardner-Webb; played six minutes and recorded a rebound and a steal ... Recorded career highs for points (10), rebounds (9) and minutes played (28) vs. Michigan State on Feb. 25 ... Recorded career-high three blocks vs. Ohio State and helped limit All-American Jantel Lavender to 6 of 18 shooting ... Recorded career highs of two assists and two steals vs. Wisconsin on Feb. 7 ... Made first career start vs. Northwestern, also started at Michigan State ... Averaged 4.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.
2008-09 - Freshman
Played in 35 of 36 games and averaged 5.9 minutes per game...Scored season-high seven points twice: vs. Penn State and vs. Northwestern...Connected on 21 of 47 field goals for 44.7 percent shooting...Was a perfect 3 of 3 from the field vs. Penn State and vs. Northwestern...Pulled down season-high five rebounds at Valparaiso...Contributed three points and two rebounds in just five minutes of play vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament...Recorded season-high two blocks vs. Iowa...Played season-high 13 minutes vs. Portland and vs. Northwestern...Recorded season-high of two steals vs. Portland...Averaged 1.5 points and 1.4 rebounds per game.
Bloomington High School North Highlights
Averaged 14.7 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.9 steals per game as a senior...Finished with career marks of 1,055 points, 737 rebounds and 168 blocks...McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior...Member of the 2008 Indiana All-Star team...Member of the 2007 Junior All-Star core team...Hoosier Basketball Magazine first team All-State as a junior and senior...Sporting News preseason honorable mention All-American as a senior...Named all-conference as a sophomore, junior and senior...Coached by Steve Goddard (2004-06) and Alana Harrington (2007).
Full name is Alexandria Breshawn Guyton...Born May 3, 1990...Mother is Robin Guyton...Majoring in communications.
Won 14 and under AAU national championship, along with teammate Brittany Rayburn, playing for Indiana's Finest...Also played for The Family AAU team...Four former high school teammates played Division I basketball: Kiley Jarret, Ball State; Lydia Serfling and Whitney Thomas, Indiana and Lori Whitaker, Coastal Carolina.