Purdue's A.J. Hammons is known as a somewhat mercurial player. Occassionally, he'll do some strange, inexplicable things while on the floor. Having said that, I doubt he's ever done something like this.
A.J. Hammons has been one of the most talented players in college basketball for the last four years. He finally seems to be making good on that this season, as he was the Boilermakers' catalyst for defeating Vanderbilt on Tuesday night.
Tuesday's slate is the final jam-packed day of college basketball action before Christmas. One of the marquee matchups will undoubtedly be Vanderbilt travelling to Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana to take on Purdue.
The John R. Wooden Award is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. Kentucky and Indiana both have three players on the preseason Top 50 list. Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky won the award last season.
No. 23 Purdue is out to a nice start at 2-0 following Sunday's 107-79 win over a pretty decent Vermont team. However, there's one question that persists with this group right now that still hasn't been answered. Where is All-Big Ten center A.J. Hammons?
Last year, college basketball was ruled by terrific frontcourts. This year, the talent is a bit more spread out, but there are still plenty of groups to get excited about. Here are your top-10 frontcourts in college basketball.