WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Just in time for the start of the season, a Purdue men's basketball player has made it on Naismith Award watch list.
Senior Vince Edwards is among 50 players on the list put out by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
According to Purdue Sports.com, seven other Big Ten players are also included.
Next February the list will be reduced to 30 players.
You can watch Edwards and the rest of the Boilermakers kick off the regular season tonight.
They play SIU Edwardsville at 8 p.m.at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette.
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