Carsen Edwards
Carsen  Edwards


Atascocita, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Purdue Falls to Kansas in Sweet 16

Caleb Swanigan finished with 18 points and seven boards


Boilermakers Bound for Sweet 16

Purdue defeats Iowa State 80-76 in NCAA Tournament


Purdue Holds Off Vermont 80-70

Boilermakers win NCAA Tournament opener, play Iowa State on Saturday


MBB Cruises Past Michigan State 80-63

Swanigan records his 23rd double-double of the season


Haas, Swanigan Power MBB Past Rutgers

Isaac Haas and Caleb Swanigan each registered double-doubles


Purdue vs. Kansas

NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen - March 23, 2017 (USATSI)


Purdue vs. Vermont

NCAA Tournament First Round - March 16, 2017


Purdue vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the Big 10 Tournament Quarterfinals against Michigan.


No. 16 Purdue vs. Northwestern

No. 16 Purdue vs. Northwestern Big Ten Tournament 3/5/2017


Purdue vs. Michigan State

Feb. 18, 2017

• Had an outstanding Spanish trip with the Boilermakers, where he averaged 16.8 points per game while shooting 64.9 percent from the field.
• During his first three games in Spain, Edwards scored 53 points in 52 minutes, including a Purdue trip-high 25 points vs. the Barcelona All Stars.
• Has the potential to be an outstanding defensive player with his quickness and he needs very little space and time to get his shot off on offense.

• A 4-Star recruit according to ESPN.com who ranked Carsen 88th overall in the class of 2016.
• Named No. 43 by Lindy's Magazine as freshmen to have the most impact on their team this year.
• Named first-team All-State and was a MaxPreps All-American as a senior after averaging 26.3 points, 5.1 assists and 4.9 rebounds per game.
• During his senior year, he finished in the top five in voting for MaxPreps' 2016 National Player of the Year.
• Led Atascocita (38-1) to the Texas state finals, and earned tournament MVP for District 16-6A.
• His team finished the season ranked 23rd in the nation according to USA Today's Super 25 with its only loss coming in the state finals.
• Scored in bunches, setting a school single-game scoring record with 50 points, going 13-of-15 on 3-point attempts. He also had four more 30-point games as a senior (31, 31, 32, 33).
• Posted his first career triple-double as a senior collecting 26 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists in a Atascocita victory.
• Following his junior season, he was named Player of the Year by the Houston Chronicle after averaging 23.6 points, 4.9 assists and 4.9 rebounds.
• Averaged 3.5 points, 2.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore and lettered as a freshman at Atascocita.
• Also played football as a sophomore.
• Team won three district titles during his time at Atascocita.
• Carsen's personality and work ethic are identical to the Purdue basketball program. Before signing at Purdue, he said "I play hard and give all I have".
• Was coached by David Martinez at Atascocita.
• Was a high school teammate of Zack Haney (Boise State) and Joe Burton (Valparaiso).
• Played on the prestigious Houston Hoops AAU team.

• Full name is Carsen Cade Edwards.
• Majoring in organizational leadership.
• Born March 12, 1998, in Houston, Texas.
• Son of James Edwards and Carla Desmuke-Edwards.
• Brother, Jai, plays football at Blinn Junior College.
• Chose Purdue because its a great school academically and is a great basketball program in America's best conference.


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