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Purdue Boilermakers (21-13)


Wed. 3/4 Sat. 3/7 Fri. 3/13 Sat. 3/14 Thu. 3/19
@ MSU 
L 66-72
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vs. Ill 
W 63-58
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vs. PSU 
W 64-59
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@ Wisc 
L 51-71
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@ Cin 
L 65-66
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Purdue center A.J. Hammons will return for final season

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Purdue center A.J. Hammons says he will return for his senior season, after helping the Boilermakers return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.

The 7-foot Indiana native made the announcement at halftime of Saturday's spring football game.

Hammons was considering a move to the NBA. He also contemplated leaving after his sophomore season, but wound up having the most complete season of his career. He led the Boilermakers in scoring and rebounding, averaging 11.6 points and 6.6 rebounds.

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Leaders
Points: A. Hammons11.9
Rebounds: A. Hammons6.6
Assists: V. Edwards2.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: R. Davis73.0%
3P%: K. Stephens38.4%
Steals: J. Octeus1.0
Blocks: A. Hammons2.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
3 Wisconsin 16-2 36-4
12 Maryland 14-4 28-7
23 Michigan State 12-6 27-12
Iowa 12-6 22-12
Purdue 12-6 21-13
Ohio State 11-7 24-11
Indiana 9-9 20-14
Illinois 9-9 19-14
Michigan 8-10 16-16
Minnesota 6-12 18-15
Northwestern 6-12 15-17
Nebraska 5-13 13-18
Penn State 4-14 18-16
Rutgers 2-16 10-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 69.9 (107)
Rebounds: 12.0 (79)
Assists: 14.9 (37)
FG%: 44.9% (94)
FT%: 68.3% (217)
3P%: 32.7% (244)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 64.6 (126)
Rebounds: 24.7 (93)
Assists: 11.2 (71)
FG%: 40.1% (51)
FT%: 69.3% (181)
3P%: 35.1% (223)
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