Purdue staff boiling number 3 and second center Zach Edey manage to eliminate Saint Peter’s Peacocks number 15 in round 16 of Sweet.
Saint Peter’s Peacocks is the exciting story of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. They became the third 15th seed to make it to the Sweet Round of 16, and have a chance to be the first to advance to the Elite Eight. All they had to do was beat Purdue’s No. 3 team to boil on Friday night.
One of the main advantages that Purdue has is their size. Second center, Zach Edey was the main contributor to that advantage, as he rose above his rivals. But how tall is Edey?
How tall is Purdue’s Zach Edey?
Edey is 7 feet-4 inches tall, making him tallest player in Big Ten history.
Over 36 games this season, Edey has averaged 14.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks. He was named to the All Big Ten Team for his performances during the sophomore season.
While Edey is the tallest in his conference, is he the tallest in all of college basketball?
Who is the tallest 2022 NCAA basketball player?
The tallest NCAA basketball player in 2022 is Jamarion Sharp of Western Kentucky. Sharp stands at 7-foot-5-inches.
In his first season with the Hilltoppers, Sharp averaged 8.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 4.6 blocks across 32 games. Sharp was named Defensive Player of the Year at the United States Conference and was named to the Conference’s All-Powerful Defensive Team.
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