Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves tonight selected Robbie Hummel in the second round (58th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. Hummel, a 6-8 forward from Purdue, averaged 14.0 points and 6.8 rebounds in 127 games over his four-year career for the Boilermakers. This past year as a senior, Hummel averaged 16.4 points and 7.2 rebounds.
The Valparaiso, Indiana, native earned Honorable Mention All-American honors from The Associated Press as a junior and senior, and was named First Team All-Big Ten as a freshman, junior and senior. Hummel ranks ninth all time in Purdue history in scoring (1,772 points), fourth in rebounds (862) and games started (120), and seventh in blocks (112).