“So (my mom) sent me this and I was like, ‘OK, that might be the one.’ … And then she found this hammer to put on my lapel, she thought it’d be pretty creative to connect two lapel pins like that because I carry the hammer around when I go out before a game. So overall I thought it was a creative outfit. And a shout-out to my friend from home; he let me borrow his watch.
“It’s actually not as expensive as you think. It’s a little over $100 for this jacket, getting the embroidery, processing, tailoring.”
- Markus Bailey about his black-and-silver suit jacket and Purdue accoutrements