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Purdue Basketball Recruiting: Brian Waddell Commits

Now Purdue needs to pick up a walk-on from Barr-Reeve, that way it can have a player from all four of Indiana’s state champions for 2021 (Sidebar, a Final Four of Barr-Reeve, Ft. Wayne Blackhawk, Silver Creek, and Carmel would have been really, really good). Coach Matt Painter offered Carmel star Brian Waddell a few weeks ago and today gained his commitment for 2021:

Waddell is the son of former Purdue guard Matt Waddell (pictured above, so thanks Getty images). His dad is still sixth on Purdue’s all-time assists list with 460 from 1992-95.