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Carsen Edwards
Carsen  Edwards

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Atascocita, Texas

High School:
Atascocita

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Guard

03/24/2017

Purdue Falls to Kansas in Sweet 16

Caleb Swanigan finished with 18 points and seven boards

03/19/2017

Boilermakers Bound for Sweet 16

Purdue defeats Iowa State 80-76 in NCAA Tournament

03/16/2017

Purdue Holds Off Vermont 80-70

Boilermakers win NCAA Tournament opener, play Iowa State on Saturday

02/18/2017

MBB Cruises Past Michigan State 80-63

Swanigan records his 23rd double-double of the season

02/14/2017

Haas, Swanigan Power MBB Past Rutgers

Isaac Haas and Caleb Swanigan each registered double-doubles

03/23/2017

Purdue vs. Kansas

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

03/16/2017

Purdue vs. Vermont

NCAA Tournament First Round - March 16, 2017

03/10/2017

Purdue vs. Michigan (USATSI)

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

03/05/2017

No. 16 Purdue vs. Northwestern

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

02/18/2017

Purdue vs. Michigan State

Feb. 18, 2017

CAREER NOTES
• 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.

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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.

PERSONAL
• 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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