WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue's Basil Smotherman wasn't about to blow this starting opportunity.
WEST LAFAYETTE – Rapheal Davis was in no mood to celebrate. Purdue victory brought zero satisfaction.
So here's the new A.J. Hammons, the Big Ten player of the week, a consistent inside force for a Purdue team that is, in so many way, the conference's biggest surprise.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Jon Octeus hasn't found college basketball's mountaintop. There is too much left to do, too many games to win and goals to reach.