Wayzata's Camden Heide commits to Purdue

The four-star guard is the top-ranked Minnesota recruit in the Class of 2022.
Author:
Publish date:
Camden Heide

Wayzata guard Camden Heide is heading to Purdue. The 6-foot-6 guard made his commitment official on Tuesday when he announced he will be heading to the Boilermakers on his Twitter account.

According to 247Sports, Heide is the top-ranked Minnesota recruit and in the Class of 2022. Despite missing most of last summer's AAU season with a foot fracture, Heide made up for lost time averaging 17.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game while leading the Trojans to the Class AAAA championship.

Heide visited Minnesota's campus last weekend on an unofficial visit and talked with new head coach Ben Johnson but his previous connections with Purdue coach Matt Painter helped make his decision.

While Johnson missed out on Heide, there is still plenty of local talent available in the class of 2022.

Cretin Derham Hall's Tre Holloman is second in 247Sports' rankings and remains uncommitted. The Gophers could also target forwards Ahjany Lee of Byron and Demarion Watson of Totino-Grace.

Both players would be a huge addition for Johnson, who saw 10 players enter the transfer portal from last year's team. With several connections around the state, Johnson will try to rebuild on the fly after taking over last April.

Next Up

Cameron Champ

Final round helps Cameron Champ win 3M Open

Champ picked up his third career victory on Sunday afternoon.

Screen Shot 2021-07-25 at 1.08.41 PM

Clinton elevator fire prompts evacuation in western Minnesota

A massive blaze could be seen from far away Sunday.

Bob Motzko

Mack Motzko, son of Gophers coach Bob Motzko, dies in car crash

The crash happened late Saturday night in Orono.

police tape

Victims of triple homicide near La Crosse identified as young men

The victims are ages 24, 24 and 23, respectively.

Screen Shot 2021-07-25 at 7.26.01 AM

Dive team finds body of missing 13-year-old girl in Chanhassen lake

The girl had last been seen on a float on Lake Minnewashta.

Fairmont Raceway

MN race track under fire after announcer's racist remarks

The Fairmont Raceway voiced support for the announcer on social media.

Grayson Murray

Grayson Murray criticizes PGA Tour after pulling out of 3M Open

After withdrawing with a knee injury, Murray unloaded on his Twitter account.

Screen Shot 2019-07-18 at 9.10.30 AM

Minneapolis residents will vote on replacing MPD with new public safety department

The Minneapolis City Council approved language for the ballot question Friday.

Related

Gabe Kalscheur

Gabe Kalscheur announces he's transferring to Iowa State

The former Gopher guard entered the transfer portal last month.

Screen Shot 2021-03-22 at 8.48.22 PM

Gophers to hire Ben Johnson as new head coach

Johnson is a Minnesota alum and former assistant on Richard Pitino's staff.

Both Gach

Report: Both Gach becomes 10th Gopher to enter transfer portal

Head coach Ben Johnson will have an entirely new roster next season.

Isaiah Ihnen

Gophers forward Isaiah Ihnen suffers season-ending knee injury

Ihnen was one of two players returning for next season.

Seth Green/Gopher Football

Shorthanded Gophers hold on to beat Purdue

Minnesota was down a combined total of 25 players and coaches in a 34-31 win.

Paige Bueckers

Girls' title game between Hopkins, Wayzata draws 4 Wolves players

The nation's top recruit, Paige Bueckers, didn't disappoint.