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JAY SIMPSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Simpson: "I feel very fortunate to be alive"

Jay Simpson understands how HCM could've taken his life. The former Purdue center is grateful it was diagnosed before tragedy could strike.
Via purdue.scout.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Simpson's Greatest Hits

As we all learned yesterday, Jay Simpson’s basketball career is sadly over. As a redshirt freshman, Jay didn’t even get one full year of college ball under his belt – however, he’s still alive and with any luck will go on and live a nice, full, long life. All because his condition was diagnosed in time. As we lament these past two seasons of Purdue basketball being somewhat...
Via Boiled Sports
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Redshirt freshman Simpson's career comes to an early end due to heart condition

Purdue men's basketball head coach Matt Painter has announced that redshirt-freshman Jay Simpson's career is over due to the heart condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). "Obviously, this is very tough and upsetting news to take. You never want to see a young athlete's career end in a fashion like this. Jay had a very bright future in our program and we are...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heart ailment ends Simpson’s career at Purdue

Doctors have told Purdue forward Jay Simpson his career is over because of a heart condition.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Simpson Update (and basketball note)

If you haven't heard, RS Freshman power forward, Jay Simpson's career is over at Purdue. After becoming faint and nearly passing out a few games ago, Simpson began a battery of tests. The diagnosis is HCM or Hypertrophic Cardiomyotrophy. This is the same condition that took the lives of Hank Gathers, Reggie Lewis and others. I'm not a doctor, but I do read words on...
Via Boiled Sports
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Simpson's career ends due to HCM

Purdue freshman center Jay Simpson's basketball career is over due to heart condition HCM.
Via purdue.scout.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Simpson eager for Champaign homecoming

Champaign native Jay Simpson is eager for his homecoming. But the Purdue forward knows it won't feel the same without a win.
Via purdue.scout.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Home Sweet Home

Purdue notched their 5th straight Big Ten/ACC challenge victory against Boston College, 88-67 tonight, according to the Cliz and Rob Blackmon, that is tied for the longest streak since the inception of the challenge.  As far the challenge it ended in a tie for the second straight season, no Donovan, there is not another overtime.  Purdue looked good right out of the gate against...
Via Boiled Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Simpson set to step in

Purdue center Jay Simpson will fill the void left by the suspended A.J. Hammons. The redshirt freshman discusses that and more in this Boiler Sports Report video interview.
Via purdue.scout.com
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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