3#@carsen edwards dunk at indiana (crowd cheers).@# 3>> welcome back to the second part of our show... and welcome back to the 2nd year of carsen edwards' career at purdue...>> a breakout season for the sophomore..
Edwards leading the boilermakers in the scoring column..
And just so fun to watch...>> the nation really took notice this season, too..
All kinds of awards and recognition, rolling in for the sophomore recently..>> edwards named first team all-big-ten..
And that's just the beginning.ááalso named to the big-ten's "all tournament team"...áánamed an all- american by usa-today, and the sporting news...ááhe's a 2-time conference player of the week..
And earned onal player of the week by dropping 40 on illinois, a few weeks ago.ááhe's a finalist for the john-r-wooden award, for the country's most outstanding player.ááand a finalist for the jerry west award, for the nashooting-guard.
ááso you get the point..
Carsen edwards has had a spectacular season... 3#@carsen edwards >> it's a blessing just to have this opportunity.
I thank god to be able to be here and be at this level and be able to play this game of basketball.
Also just seeing in a way showing that my work is paying off.
But i ong way to go, still have a lot of things to work on.
So i mean i just take it and use it as motivation to continue to work.@# 3>> carsen edwards not the the only boilermaker, who individually, had a season to remember...vincent edwards and isaac haas receiving all-big ten honors..
And dakota mathias named to the all-defensive team for the second straight year.also worth noting..
Haas selected as a finalist for the kareem-abdul-jabbar award..
Given annually to the nation's top center.
3#@isaac haas >> and lastly i just want to thank everyone in the community for helping my sister (crowd cheers).@# 3>> big guy... with a big heart... isaac haas' personal accolades that we just mentioned..those are minor in comparison to what happened with his sister recently.>> last summer..
We showed you a feature-story about isaac's sister, erin, and her battle with epilepsy..but more specifically..
How hundreds of people pitched-in to help the haas family purchase an assistance dog for erin...>> this is video from purdue's last home game this season... purdue honored erin on the floor, during a timeout..and you can see her new assistance dog, nick, out there with her.
It was a moment that meant a lot to her big brother.
3#@isaac haas >> its been unbeliveable.
It's completely changed the landscape of what we're able to do with erin and what she's capable of doing.
It's definitely calmed her a lot.
It's been able to allow her to go places where she normally wouldn't go like a game i've just been say a big t felt like social media wasn't 3>>áááááááááá>> 3coming up afte you think you know purdue basketball?...i like to think i know a thing or 2 as well... >> but we've got a man who really really knows purdue basketball...>> that's the all- knowing, ever-wise..
Rob blackman...he'll tell us how far the boilermakers can go in the tournament.
3>> plus... luuuccce... i'll shoot-around with tommy luce, and find out what it's like, to be the "king of mackey"... and what's the one thing he wants to