Purdue Loses Key Hoops Recruit To Academics

By Dean Pantazi

Purdue Loses Key Hoops Recruit To Academics

June 18, 2010 Updated Jun 12, 2009 at 11:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jeff Robinson says he will not play
basketball for Purdue this upcoming season because of poor grades.
Robinson told the Indianapolis Star on Friday he was not
admitted to the school because he struggled academically his senior
year at Lawrence North.
Purdue coach Matt Painter said "has unbelievable potential"
when he signed a letter of intent in November. But the forward
averaged just 3.5 points as a senior and rarely played.
Robinson says he plans to play somewhere else next season, but
hasnt decided where. He says he is considering Wabash Valley
College, a junior college in Mount Carmel, Ill.




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