With the nation’s best high school talent pool in its own backyard, it’s no surprise that Purdue’s basketball program has featured some of the college game’s greatest players. Although Gene Keady and Matt Painter have earned the program a reputation for stalwart defense, many of its biggest names have been devastating scoring weapons like “Big Dog” Glenn Robinson.
One of the latest to join the ranks of the Boilermakers’ all-time best is newly-minted Minnesota Timberwolf Robbie Hummel. Hummel bounced back from a devastating knee injury to shine in his senior year, finishing in the program’s all-time top 10 in points, rebounds and blocks.
Read on for more on Hummel and the rest of the 50 biggest stars ever to wear a Purdue uniform.