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Former local high school basketball star Jaden Ivey named to Big Ten All-Freshman team

The Marian and La Lumiere alum is averaging an even 10.0 points per game while shooting 39.2 percent from the field.
Purdue guard Jaden Ivey (23) comes from behind to block the shot of Wisconsin forward Aleem...
Purdue guard Jaden Ivey (23) comes from behind to block the shot of Wisconsin forward Aleem Ford (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)(Michael Conroy | AP)
Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 5:39 PM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Purdue freshman Jaden Ivey has been named to the Big Ten’s All-Freshman team.

The Marian and La Lumiere alum is averaging an even 10.0 points per game while shooting 39.2 percent from the field.

However, his numbers have really picked up recently. Since February, Ivey has averaged 14.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.

Ivey has one proud Mom in South Bend.

Ivey is one of two Boilermakers to be named to the Big Ten’s All-Freshman team joining Zach Edey, who averaged 10.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.

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