Here's what you should know about Zach Edey, No. 15 for Purdue basketball

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You can't help but notice him. Purdue basketball big man Zach Edey looms over everything when he is on the court. The 19-year-old sophomore who wears No. 15 for Purdue averages 14.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots in about 19 minutes per game.

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Zach Edey height

He is listed at 7-feet-4 and 295 pounds. However, Edey is not the tallest player in college basketball in 2021-22. Jamarion Sharp, a junior at Western Kentucky, is listed at 7-5. He averaged 8.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.6 blocked shots for the Hilltoppers.

What is Zach Edey's shoe size?

20. He can't go to the local store to shop.

Who are Zach Edey's parents?

Julia and Glen Edey.

Where is Zach Edey from?

He was born in Toronto. He has played for Canadian national teams, though basketball wasn't his first sport. He played hockey and baseball when he was younger and didn't become more serious about basketball until high school.

Why did Zach Edey go to Purdue?

Purdue knows post players. Here are some of the big men to precede Edey in heading to West Lafayette, Indiana: A.J. Hammons (7-0, 2011-13); Isaac Haas (7-2, 2014-18), and Matt Haarms (7-3, 2017-20) preceded Edey. Purdue's next recruiting class includes William Berg from Sweden. He's 7-2.

Zach Edey's nickname

The Big Maple. Seems appropriate.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Zach Edey, a center from Canada, is No. 15 for Purdue basketball