2011–12 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team

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2011–12 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball
Purdue Boilermakers workmark.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
Conference Big Ten Conference
2011–12 record 22–13 (10–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Matt Painter (7th Season)
Assistant coach Jack Owens
Assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry
Assistant coach Greg Gary
Home arena Mackey Arena
Seasons
2011–12 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Michigan State 13 5   .722     29 8   .784
#13 Michigan 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
#7 Ohio State 13 5   .722     31 8   .795
#14 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     26 10   .722
#16 Indiana 11 7   .611     27 9   .750
Purdue 10 8   .556     22 13   .629
Northwestern 8 10   .444     19 14   .576
Iowa 8 10   .444     18 17   .514
Illinois 6 12   .333     17 15   .531
Minnesota 6 12   .333     23 15   .605
Nebraska 4 14   .222     12 18   .400
Penn State 4 14   .222     12 20   .375
2012 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2011–12 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team represented Purdue University. The head coach of the Boilermakers was Matt Painter, in his ninth season with the Boilers. The team played its home games in Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S., and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Season notes[edit]

  • On October 27, senior forward Robbie Hummel was named to the Preseason First Team All-Big Ten for the third time in his Purdue career.
  • On November 11, newly renovated Mackey Arena was re-dedicated in conjunction with the team's game against Northern Illinois University. They won the game by 63 points, the program's highest win margin in 100 years.
  • On March 5, senior forward Robbie Hummel was named First-Team All-Big Ten for the third time, making him only the 12th player in the history of the conference to be so honored three times and the first Boilermaker since Rick Mount.
  • On March 5, senior point guard Lewis Jackson was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten for a second year in a row.
  • On March 5, junior DJ Byrd was named the Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year, as well as an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten.
  • On three occasions, Purdue committed a school-record 3 turnovers, losing to Wisconsin, Indiana, and @ Ohio State.
  • Purdue led the nation in turnovers per game, averaging 8.7 per contest.
  • On March 3 in a regular season finale loss @ Indiana, Robbie Hummel scored his 1,720th career point, putting him at the ninth spot on the career scoring list at Purdue. He joined recruiting classmates E'Twaun Moore and JaJuan Johnson in the top ten.
  • In conference play, Lewis Jackson led the Big Ten in assist/turnover margin.
  • With 438 career assists at the culmination of the regular season, Lewis Jackson is only 5 short of Wisconsin's Jordan Taylor's 443 to lead the Big Ten amongst active players.
  • Against Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament on March 8, Purdue tallied their 258th three-point field goal on the season, setting a program single-season record.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Johnson, TeroneTerone Johnson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 207 lb (94 kg) So Indianapolis
G 1 Johnson, AnthonyAnthony Johnson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 179 lb (81 kg) RS Fr Chicago
F 4 Hummel, RobbieRobbie Hummel (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Valparaiso, Indiana
G 12 Barlow, KelseyKelsey Barlow (S) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Indianapolis
G 14 Anthrop, DruDru Anthrop 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 181 lb (82 kg) Jr Lafayette, Indiana
F 15 Hale, DonnieDonnie Hale Current redshirt 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 212 lb (96 kg) Fr New Albany, Indiana
G/F 21 Byrd, DJDJ Byrd 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 234 lb (106 kg) Jr Crawfordsville, Indiana
G 23 Jackson, LewisLewis Jackson (C) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr Decatur, Illinois
G 24 Smith, RyneRyne Smith (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Sr Toledo, Ohio
F 30 Beshears, NealNeal Beshears 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Fr Winchester, Indiana
G 32 Hart, JohnJohn Hart 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Beech Grove, Indiana
F 34 Lawson, JacobJacob Lawson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Fr Reidsville, North Carolina
C 50 Carroll, TravisTravis Carroll 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 231 lb (105 kg) So Danville, Indiana
F 55 Marcius, SandiSandi Marcius 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 257 lb (117 kg) RS So Nedelišće, Croatia
Head coach

Matt Painter (Purdue)

Assistant coach(es)

Jack Owens (Eastern Illinois)
Micah Shrewsberry (Hanover)
Greg Gary (Tulane)


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-02-23

Incoming recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Donnie Hale
PF
New Albany, Indiana New Albany Senior High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 23, 2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Jacob Lawson
PF
Greensboro, North Carolina Oak Ridge Military Academy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sep 2, 2010 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
November 1, 2011*
7:00 pm
Northern State W 78–46 
Mackey Arena (13,976)
West Lafayette, Indiana
November 6, 2011*
5:00 pm
Southern Indiana W 65–49 
Mackey Arena (14,364)
West Lafayette, Indiana
Regular Season
November 11, 2011*
7:00 pm
Northern Illinois
Mackey Arena Re-Dedication Game
W 96–34  1–0
Mackey Arena (14,719)
West Lafayette, Indiana
November 14, 2011*
7:30 pm, BTN
High Point W 67–65  2–0
Mackey Arena (13,882)
West Lafayette, Indiana
November 17, 2011*
1:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Iona
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Quarterfinals
W 91–90  3–0
Coliseo de Puerto Rico (5,322)
San Juan, PR
November 18, 2011*
1:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Temple
Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinals
W 85–77  4–0
Coliseo de Puerto Rico (N/A)
San Juan, PR
November 20, 2011*
8:00 pm, ESPN2
vs. No. 15 Alabama
Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship
L 56–65  4–1
Coliseo de Puerto Rico (11,297)
San Juan, PR
November 23, 2011*
7:00 pm
Western Michigan W 80–37  5–1
Mackey Arena (5,821)
West Lafayette, Indiana
November 26, 2011*
2:00 pm
Coppin State W 78–57  6–1
Mackey Arena (9,662)
West Lafayette, Indiana
November 29, 2011*
9:00 pm, ESPN2
Miami
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 76–65  7–1
Mackey Arena (13,927)
West Lafayette, Indiana
December 3, 2011*
3:00 pm, ESPNU
at No. 11 Xavier L 63–66  7–2
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati
December 7, 2011*
7:30 pm, BTN
Western Carolina W 65–60  8–2
Mackey Arena (13,904)
West Lafayette, Indiana
December 10, 2011*
4:00 pm, BTN
Eastern Michigan W 61–36  9–2
Mackey Arena (14,318)
West Lafayette, Indiana
December 17, 2011*
2:00 pm, CBS
vs. Butler
Crossroads Classic
L 65–67  9–3
Conseco Fieldhouse (18,165)
Indianapolis
December 20, 2011*
6:30 pm, BTN
IPFW W 81–56  10–3
Mackey Arena (10,056)
West Lafayette, Indiana
December 28, 2011
9:30 pm, BTN
at Iowa W 79–76  11–3 (1–0)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (12,526)
Iowa City, IA
December 31, 2011
4:00 pm, ESPN2
Illinois W 75–60  12–3 (2–0)
Mackey Arena (14,041)
West Lafayette, Indiana
January 5, 2012
8:00 pm, BTN
at Penn State L 45–65  12–4 (2–1)
Bryce Jordan Center (5,081)
University Park, Pennsylvania
January 8, 2012
6:00 pm, BTN
at Minnesota W 79–66  13–4 (3–1)
Williams Arena (11,761)
Minneapolis
January 12, 2012
7:00 pm, ESPN
Wisconsin L 62–67  13–5 (3–2)
Mackey Arena (14,620)
West Lafayette, Indiana
January 17, 2012
8:00 pm, BTN
Iowa W 75–68  14–5 (4–2)
Mackey Arena (14,134)
West Lafayette, Indiana
January 21, 2012
12:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 9 Michigan State L 58–83  14–6 (4–3)
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, Michigan
January 24, 2012
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 22 Michigan L 64–66  14–7 (4–4)
Mackey Arena (14,533)
West Lafayette, Indiana
January 28, 2012
4:00 pm, ESPN2
at Northwestern W 58–56  15–7 (5–4)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (8,117)
Evanston, Illinois
February 4, 2012
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 20 Indiana L 61–78  15–8 (5–5)
Mackey Arena (15,108)
West Lafayette, Indiana
February 7, 2012
9:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 3 Ohio State L 84–87  15–9 (5–6)
Value City Arena (16,504)
Columbus, Ohio
February 12, 2012
6:00 pm, BTN
Northwestern W 87–77  16–9 (6–6)
Mackey Arena (14,155)
West Lafayette, Indiana
February 15, 2012
8:30 pm, BTN
at Illinois W 67–62  17–9 (7–6)
Assembly Hall (14,339)
Champaign, Illinois
February 19, 2012
1:00 pm, CBS
No. 8 Michigan State L 62–76  17–10 (7–7)
Mackey Arena (14,736)
West Lafayette, Indiana
February 22, 2012
6:30 pm, BTN
Nebraska W 83–65  18–10 (8–7)
Mackey Arena (14,323)
West Lafayette, Indiana
February 25, 2012
6:00 pm, BTN
at No. 11 Michigan W 75–61  19–10 (9–7)
Crisler Arena (12,721)
Ann Arbor, Michigan
February 29, 2012
6:30 pm, BTN
Penn State W 80–56  20–10 (10–7)
Mackey Arena (14,565)
West Lafayette, Indiana
March 4, 2012
6:00 pm, BTN
at No. 18 Indiana L 74–85  20–11 (10–8)
Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, Indiana
Big Ten Tournament
March 8, 2012
8:00 pm, ESPN2
vs. Nebraska
First Round
W 79–61  21–11
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis
March 9, 2012
8:55 pm, BTN
vs. No. 7 Ohio State
Quarterfinals
L 71–88  21–12
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis
2012 NCAA Tournament
March 16, 2012*
7:27 pm, truTV
No. (MW 10) vs. No. 24 (MW 7) Saint Mary's
Second Round
W 72–69  22–12
CenturyLink Center Omaha (16,833)
Omaha, Nebraska
March 18, 2012*
8:40 pm, TNT
No. (MW 10) vs. No. 6 (MW 2) Kansas
Third Round
L 60–63  22–13
CenturyLink Center Omaha (16,998)
Omaha, Nebraska
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time[1].

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Final
AP [2] RV RV RV RV RV NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV NR NR
Coaches[2] RV RV RV RV RV RV NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

Note: Purdue was seeded 37th by the NCAA Tournament selection committee.

Gallery[edit]

2012 signing class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Raphael Davis
SG
Fort Wayne, Indiana La Lumiere School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 14, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
AJ Hammons
C
Carmel, Indiana Oak Hill Academy 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 275 lb (125 kg) Oct 13, 2011 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Ronnie Johnson
PG
Indianapolis North Central High School 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 160 lb (73 kg) May 2, 2011 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Jay Simpson
PF
Champaign, Illinois La Lumiere School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Nov 1, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 90
Overall recruiting rankings:   ESPN: 9
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[1]." purduesports.com. Retrieved on October 12, 2008.
  2. ^ a b "2011–12 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings". ESPN. Retrieved February 23, 2012.