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Eli Carter

G

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Paterson, N.J.
Weight
200 lbs.
Experience
SQ
School
Rutgers

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-13 (Rutgers): Played in 24 games before suffering a fractured fibula in his right leg and was sidelined for the remainder of the season…Led the team in scoring for the second straight year with 14.9 points per game…Ranked 12th in the BIG EAST…Third in the conference in free throw percentage (.864)…Notched eight 20-point games and double figures in 19 games…led the squad for the second straight game with 23 points vs. No. 20 Georgetown…Paced the team at No. 20 Notre Dame with 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting…Exploded for 23 points off the bench in the upset of No. 23 Pittsburgh…Led the team with 19 points at No. 7 Syracuse…Was a career-best 5-for-10 from beyond the arc against the Orange…Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his efforts against Pittsburgh and Syracuse…Notched 20 points for the second game in-a-row against Howard…Posted 20 points, six assists, and three steals vs. UAB…Had 25 points in the win vs. UNC-Greensboro…Was a perfect 8-for8 from the line en route to a 20-point performance against Boston University…Sunk four 3-pointers at Princeton…Paced the team with 18 points versus Sacred Heart.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12 (Rutgers): Led the team with a 13.8 points per game average...Finished 19th in the BIG EAST in scoring...Started 28 games, averaging 29.8 minutes a contest...Ranked 16th in conference play with 14.0 points per game...Also finished ninth in three pointers made (2.1)…First among freshmen and third on the team with 25 double-figure games...Leads the squad in 20-point contests (five) and times pacing the team (15)...In the BIG EAST Championship vs. Villanova, paced the team with 23 points, adding three steals…Posted 17 points on 7-of-13 shooting (3-of-4 from three) with three assists at Seton Hall...Notched 24 points at Louisville, adding six boards and three assists...Tallied a huge second half in the win over Cincinnati, scoring 15 points (17 overall) on 5-of-6 shooting (4-of-4 from behind the arc)...Dished out two assists and grabbed four rebounds for the game...Posted 19 points for the second-straight game in the upset win over No. 8 UConn...Paced the squad with 19 points against WVU, adding four assists...Registered 23 points and a personal-best five steals at USF...Exploded for a career-high 31 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Rutgers in the upset win over No. 10 Florida...The scoring output marked the most for an RU freshman in a game since Quincy Douby posted 35 in an overtime 84-81 NIT semifinal win over Iowa State in 2004 and signaled the most for an RU freshman in a regular season contest since Tom Savage scored 33 points in an 87-72 win over St. Bonaventure on Feb. 22, 1988...Led the team with a career-high seven rebounds, adding 10 points and five assists against NJIT…Eclipsed the 20-point plateau for the first time in his career with 21 points against Monmouth...Also scored 10-plus in the first half for the first time in his career with 13 points over the first 20 minutes...Notched 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting against Princeton to lead the team...Also grabbed a personal-best four rebounds...Paced the squad with 10 points against LSU, adding three rebounds...Posted 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting and made five of six free throws vs. Sacred Heart...Earned his first start in his first career action against Dartmouth, scoring nine points on 4-of-8 shooting.

 

PREP: Ranked as the nation’s 114th overall prospect and No. 32 shooting guard by Rivals…Cited as the country’s No. 31 point guard recruit by Scout…Prepped at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. in 2010-11 under head coach Jason Smith…Helped team to a 31-3 overall record en route to earning Honorable Mention NEPSAC All-New England honors while also being named the sixth-best overall prep prospect by the New England Recruiting Report…A 2010 graduate of St. Anthony HS in Jersey City, where he averaged 15.2 points, six assists and five rebounds per game as a senior to help the Friars to NJSIAA Non-Public, North B championship and a 27-3 overall record under Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Head Coach Bob Hurley…Earned Newark Star Ledger Second Team All-State and First Team All-Hudson County honors.

 

Eli Carter’s Career Statistics

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2011-12*

32-28

952

153-374

.409

55-156

.353

80-115

.696

98

3.1

68

88

3

42

81-2

441

13.8

2012-13*

24-18

692

112-292

.384

39-122

.320

95-110

.864

68

2.8

50

66

2

25

61-2

358

14.9

Totals

56-46

1644

265-666

.398

94-278

.338

175-225

.778

166

3.0

118

154

5

67

142-4

799

14.3

* at Rutgers

 

Carter Game Highs (All at Rutgers)

Points

 

Season

25, at UNC-Greensboro (11/25/12)

Career

31, vs. Florida (12/29/11)

Rebounds

 

Season

7, at St. John’s (1/9/13)

Career

7, 3x, last at St. John’s (1/9/13)

Field Goals

 

Season

9, 2x, last at Notre Dame (1/191/13)

Career

12, vs. Florida (12/29/11)

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

18, vs. Georgetown (2/9/13)

Career

24, vs. Florida (12/29/11)

3-Points

 

Season

5, at Syracuse (1/3/13)

Career

Same

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

10, at Syracuse (1/3/13)

Career

Same

Free Throws

 

Season

12, vs. UAB (12/16/12)

Career

Same

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

13, vs. UAB (12/16/12)

Career

Same

Assists

 

Season

6, vs. UAB (12/16/12)

Career

7, vs. Florida (12/29/11)

Steals

 

Season

3, 4x, last vs. Howard (12/21/12)

Career

5, at USF (1/2/12)

Blocked Shots

 

Season

2, vs. George Washington (12/11/12)

Career

Same

Minutes Played

 

Season

37, vs. Georgetown (2/9/12)

Career

46, vs. Florida (12/29/11)

 

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