9/8/17 Ohio University, Fans

The student section cheers on the Boilermakers during Purdue's first home game this season. Saturday's homecoming match against Michigan is forecast to be played under high temperatures, so fans are urged to take precautions.

Over the course of National Signing Day, multiple Purdue teams have reeled in official written commitments from recruits who will represent to Boilermakers in their respective sports starting next season.

Head coach Matt Painter and the Purdue men's basketball team received three written commitments from players who had already given verbal commitments.

Emmanuel Dowuona, 6-foot-11, 225 lbs, Center, Miami, Florida

  • Ranked a 4-star center from both ESPN and 247Sports
  • No. 87 in the ESPN 100
  • No. 6 center according to 247Sports
  • Native of Ghana

Trevion Williams, 6-foot-9, 270 lbs, Forward, Chicago, Illinois

  • Ranked a 4-star forward from ESPN and a 3-star player by 247Sports
  • Averaged 22 points and 25 rebounds per game at Henry Ford Academy in Detroit

Eric Hunter Jr., 6-foot-3, 170 lbs, Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Ranked a 4-star shooting guard by Rivals and ESPN and a 3-star shooting guard by 247Sports
  • Named Indy Star’s Preseason City Player of the Year for 2017-18
  • Named the 2017 Indianapolis City Player of the Year

The women's basketball team, led by 12th-year head coach Sharon Versyp, also collected three commitment letters.

Kayana Traylor, 5-foot-9, Guard, Martinsville, Indiana

  • Ranked a 5-star recruit by ESPN and the No. 42 overall recruit in the country
  • McDonald’s All-America nominee
  • Averaged 22.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game in her junior season

Nyagoa Gony, 6-foot-2, Forward, Lincoln, Nebraska

  • Ranked a 3-star recruit by ESPN
  • Averaged 8.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.9 blocks per game in 2016-17

Cassidy Hardin, 5-foot-10, Guard, Bargersville, Indiana

  • Ranked a 4-star recruit by Prospects Nation and Jump Off Plus and a 3-star recruit by ESPN
  • Averaged 14.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.7 steals in 2016-17
  • Won the 2017 Indiana State Doubles Championship in tennis

Head coach Dave Shondell and the Purdue volleyball team brought in four recruits to bolster next year's roster.

Marissa Hornung, 5-foot-7, expected defensive specialist

Grace Cleveland, 6-foot-3, expected middle blocker

Jael Johnson, 6-foot-3, expected middle blocker

Garrett Joiner, 6-foot-3, expected outside hitter

Purdue softball and head coach Boo De Oliviera, entering her second season as coach, have acquired two early commitments.

Kendall Chase, can play infield or outfield

Rachel Becker, will play infield and bring left-handed power to the lineup

Alex Echazarreta, expected to make a difference as a pitcher

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