One of the returning Men of Mackey members, former Purdue forward and Big Ten Champion, Evan Boudreaux was kind enough to chat for a bit about playing for the Men of Mackey, his time at Purdue, overcoming several obstacles and much more! Huge thank you to Evan for taking the time to do this! Hope you guys enjoy, Boiler Up!
You can watch the full interview using the link below and scroll down for a rough outline of our conversation!
During the interview, Evan and I discussed:
- What he has been up to since graduating from Purdue in 2020.
- Weighing his options in the professional basketball world before taking a job in Chicago.
- His work as a board member for the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.
- The special Purdue community and how he was embraced after transferring in from Dartmouth.
- Changing his decision from Xavier to Purdue and the story of how he committed.
- What his two years in West Lafayette were like.
- Struggles with finding his role, injuries and stretches of not playing then how he got better because of them.
- Reflecting on the 2019 NCAA Tournament run.
- How special his performance in the 2020 Purdue Hammer Down Cancer game was and a story from after the game.
- Addressing rumors of a Sasha Stefanovic poster in practice...
- What his favorite memory from college basketball was.
- Playing for Men of Mackey for a second straight year, plus why he thought it was initially a joke in 2020!
- AND MORE!