Purdue Boilermakers defeat Minnesota Golden Gophers, 79-60

Matt Painter knew this group of high-profile recruits was different.

In a one-and-done era where many high school juniors and seniors make immediate playing time their top demand in college, these guys didn't focus on it. And they didn't care about Purdue's status as the worst team in the Big Ten or the challenges they would face as one of the country's youngest squads.

It looks like they made the right choice.

Juniors Robbie Hummel, E'Twaun Moore and JaJuan Johns...