The Center of Attention

JaJuan Johnson slamming home two of his 25 points last night

Last night many people came to Mackey Arena to see JaJuan Jonson going up against Keith Benson. Both players are expected to be NBA players in the near future so you look for anything to make these early games exciting. After having an easy time last Wednesday the Boilers found themselves in a fight early on against the Grizzlies. Oakland came out firing early, and took and early 8-2 lead. They also had leads of 12-5 and 17-10 in the first half. John Hart came into the game to provide a little spark though. He hit a bucket to bring the Boilers to within five, and then stole the basketball to set up DJ Byrd’s three pointer to make it a two point game. This season the players like Hart will determine the fate of the Boilers. These are the guys that the national writers are overlooking when they place Purdue in the national picture.  Continue reading