Category Archives: Boilermakers

Isaac Haas not yet cleared, but confident his skill set will earn him an NBA job

Isaac Haas, Purdue Basketball

CHICAGO, Ill. — As a late addition to the NBA Draft Combine, Isaac Haas has not met with any teams yet during his time in Chicago. When he does, he has just one question. “Where do you need me? What I’m ready to do is just be there in any aspect possible and help any…

Carsen Edwards grateful for NBA pre-draft process

Carsen Edwards, Purdue Basketball, 2018 NBA Draft Combine

CHICAGO, Ill. — Carsen Edwards didn’t expect to travel to Chicago this week for the NBA’s annual draft combine, held inside the Quest Multiplex on the west side of the city. An invitation was sent his way late Monday while he was in Boston to complete a workout for Brad Stevens’ team. Edwards just completed…

Pacers 2017 Pre-Draft Workouts: Vince Edwards, Purdue

Vince Edwards, along with Caleb Swanigan, are two Boilermakers that still must make a decision by the NBA deadline of 5:00 pm ET on May 24. “I haven’t really slept easy at all,” he said regarding his upcoming decision after working out with the Pacers on Monday. It’s his second time going through the pre-draft process….

Pacers 2017 Pre-Draft Workouts: Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

The Pacers’ first workout with draft prospects was held on Monday, and highlighted by the inclusion of Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan. The outstanding rebounder and double-double machine has not yet decided whether he will remain in the draft, or not. He must finalize his decision by May 24. Swanigan attended Fort Wayne Homestead and was named Indiana’s Mr….

Dru Anthrop joins Frank Vogel’s staff in Orlando

Lafayette, Indiana native Dru Anthrop is returning to the NBA after one year away. Anthrop has been hired by the Orlando Magic as a Special Assistant to the Head Coach, Anthrop told VigilantSports.com. The head coach, of course, is Frank Vogel — the former Indiana Pacers head coach for five and a half seasons (2011-2016). After graduating from Purdue University in 2013, playing…

Pacers 2016 Pre-Draft Workouts: Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

Caleb Swanigan insists he has not yet made his decision whether to stay in the draft or return to Purdue for his sophomore season. Swanigan, a 6-foot-8, 247-pound forward envisions himself as a power forward in the NBA, but added that he’s open to whichever style a team chooses to play. His game is still raw and needs…

PHOTOS: Indiana-Purdue Rivalry Rematch

The Indiana Hoosiers alumni squad came back to beat Purdue, 116-113, Saturday night at ‘The Jungle’ on the campus of IUPUI. 14 former players made it back for the game, headlined by Indiana’s Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford and Rod Wilmont, and Purdue’s David Teague and Terone Johnson. (For a recap of the game and a…

Late surge propels Indiana past Purdue in alumni game

Leading up the second annual Indiana and Purdue alumni game, there had been lots of chatter. There always is when two rivals get together. And it continues throughout the year. “You never like to lose to the Boilermakers so we kind of took it personal,” said IU’s Christian Watford. The Indiana squad trailed by six…