Carlton "Bub" Carrington FULL Pittsburgh Season Highlights | ACC All-Freshman | 13.8 PPG & 4.1 APG

"Bub had a terrific year and has put himself in position to be selected in the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft," said head coach Jeff Capel. "We have been in constant communication with him and his family throughout and are in full support of the decision. Bub is a talented, young player with a bright future at the next level. Bub and his family will continue to be a part of our Pitt Basketball family and we look forward to supporting them and watching him compete in the NBA."

Carrington was the only freshman in the NCAA to average at least 13.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game this past season, while helping lead the Panthers to a 22-11 record overall and a fourth-place finish in the ACC. He finished his first year at Pitt averaging 13.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game, while making 65 three-point field goals. Carrington scored in double figures 23 times, including five games with 20 or more points scored. He opened his career with a triple-double (18 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists) against NC A&T and closed the season with a 24-point effort against No. 4 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament Semifinals.

"I can't thank Coach Capel, the staff, my teammates, and everyone associated with Pitt Basketball and the University of Pittsburgh for the opportunity to be a part of this team, a great university, and the Pittsburgh community," said Carrington. "After weighing my basketball options with my family and coaches, I have decided to pursue my childhood dream of playing in the NBA. The growth in my game over the past year and the opportunity to showcase my abilities at Pitt have helped make this a reality. I will miss my teammates and coaches as well as the terrific culture of Pitt Basketball and the support of the University of Pittsburgh community, but am eager continue my growth and development at the next level."

Seven of the past eight freshmen to average at least 13.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game have been selected in the top 15 of their respective NBA Drafts. Each of the past nine freshmen to post those numbers went on to become NBA First Round Draft picks with seven of the nine being selected among the first six picks in the draft.

Carrington in the Pitt Freshmen Record Books:

456 points (2nd) … 13.8 ppg. (4th)
1,986 minutes played (1st) … 33.2 minutes per game (4th)
5 20+ point games (T-5th)
23 double-figure scoring games (T-5th)
159 field goals (T-3rd)
386 field goal attempts (1st)
65 three-point field goals (2nd)
202 three-point attempts (1st)
136 assists (4th) … 4.1 apg. (4th)
7 three-point field goals at Boston College (T-1st) … 27 points at Boston College (8th)

2024 Honors & Awards: Freshmen All-America
Kyle Macy National Freshman of the Year Finalist (
ACC All-Tournament Team (2nd)
Honorable Mention All-ACC
ACC All-Rookie Team
5x ACC Rookie of the Week selection (Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, March 11)
2x Dick Vitale Diaper Dandy of the Week (Dec. 11, March 11)

Дата на публикация: 16 юни, 2024
Категория: Друго

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