Meet the Boiler ... Sterling Carter
Sterling Carter joins the Boilermakers after spending three years at Seattle U.
Sterling Carter joins the Boilermakers after spending three years at Seattle U.

Oct. 4, 2013

Carter Photo Gallery (Practice | 9-28-13)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Sterling Carter is in his first year with the Boilermaker basketball program after transferring from Seattle U. He is a 6-0, 193-pound Seattle native who needs just 241 points for 1,000 in his career and has made 170 career three-pointers in three previous seasons.

Interests / Hobbies: Cutting Hair, Fishing

Nickname: Sporty

One word to describe my game: Driven

Major (or plan to major in): Tec and Leadership Masters

Best Concert I Ever Attended: Big K.R.I.T.

Best Player I Ever Faced and When: Isaiah Thomas when we played the University of Washington.

Best Friend From Another Team: Peyton Siva (Louisville, Detroit Pistons)

Three Players on my Dream Team: James Harden, Steph Curry, Kevin Garnett

Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule and Why: Seattle U. - to be able to play in my hometown

Toughest Place I've Ever Played: Virginia

Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: "Kicks"

If I could trade places with one teammate for a day, it would be: Jon McKeeman. Because he does everything right.

Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With (dead or alive): Magic Johnson

Place I'd Like to Visit: Bahamas

Best Part About Purdue: The love from the fans

Best Moment at Purdue: Being offered and signing a National Letter of Intent

My First Memory of Basketball: Winning the state title

My Dream Job is: Playing professional basketball

I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed: 2013 NBA Finals

My Hometown is Famous For: Rain

Favorite Musical Artist: Jahiem

Song I Have To Listen To Before Games: Nothing in particular. Just a lot of R&B.

Favorite Food: Fried Rice

Favorite Sports Movie: Coach Carter (no relation)

Favorite TV Show: Law and Order SVU

Favorite Pro Athlete in Different Sport: Floyd Mayweather

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks

Favorite Website:

Player to Surprise People Most This Year: Jay Simpson

Player That Will Be a Head Coach Someday: Travis Carroll

Player With Strongest Accent: Anfernee Brown

Player That Wants to be a Reality TV Star: No one

Most Competitive Player: Bryson Scott

Player That Dresses The Best: Sterling Carter

Player That Dominates Video Games: Errick Peck

Best Trash-Talker: Terone Johnson

Best Singer: No one can sing

Best Dancer: Rapheal Davis

Player I Would Not Want to Get in a Fight With: Jay Simpson

Player That Talks About High School Days The Most: Basil Smotherman

Funniest Player: Terone Johnson

Best Dunker: Basil Smotherman





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