Purdue hosts Peck

Purdue hosted Errick Peck, a potential fifth-year graduate-student transfer, on campus Wednesday. Boiler Sports Report offers the latest.

With three postseason departures leaving open scholarships, Purdue's needs are obvious. Coach Matt Painter may have found the quick fix.

Former Cornell guard Errick Peck, a potential fifth-year graduate-student transfer, visited Purdue on Wednesday, according to a source.

Peck, a native of Indianapolis and former standout at Cathedral High School, would be an important answer to the Boilermakers' many issues. He is a proven veteran scorer with NCAA Tournament experience.

Peck is expected to visit Xavier next week and will make a decision shortly after. A source believes Purdue is the front runner to land his services.

As a senior -- his third year of eligibility -- Peck averaged 9.7 points in 24.5 minutes per game. He missed his entire junior season due to a knee injury.

Purdue lost three players -- Sandi Marcius, Anthony Johnson and Jacob Lawson -- to transfers after the season, leaving the program along with departing seniors D.J. Byrd and Dru Anthrop. The Boilermakers do have three freshmen entering the program, but must add depth for next season.

Boiler Sports Report will offer an update on Errick Peck when new information is made available.

Chris Emma has covered recruiting, college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports Next since 2009. Emma covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Northwestern Wildcats, and currently covers the Purdue Boilermakers. A Chicago native, he resides in West Lafayette.
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