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Carsen Edwards

As of June 22, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the 2017 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team on June 22, 2017.
  • Accepted an invitation to the 2017 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team training camp on June 8, 2017.

College Notes

  • Made 21 starts in 35 games played for Purdue in 2016-17, averaged 10.3 ppg., 2.6 rpg., and 1.8 apg. in his freshman campaign.
  • Was named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week on Jan. 23, after averaging 13.5 points and 2.5 assists while shooting 11-of-15 (.733) from the field in wins over Illinois and Penn State.
  • Tallied a season-high 21 points in the Cancun Challenge title-game victory over Auburn on Nov. 23, 2016; recorded 17 games in double figures.
  • Was the only freshman in the Big Ten to finish the season with at least 45 made 3-pointers (49) and 35 steals (36).

High School Honors

  • 2016 USA Today All-Texas first team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps Junior All-America fourth team.
  • 2016 all-state first team.

High School Notes

  • Led Atascocita (38-1) to the Texas state finals and earned tournament MVP for District 16-6A his senior season in 2015-16; averaged 26.3 ppg., 5.1 apg. and 4.9 rpg.
  • Averaged 23.6 ppg., 4.9 apg. and 4.9 rpg. as a junior in leading Atascocita to a 34-2 record.
  • Set a school single-game scoring record with 50 points, going 13-of-15 on 3-point attempts.
  • Played in the summer for Houston Hoops.

Personal Notes

  • Majoring in organizational leadership.
  • Father, James, played college baseball at Texas Southern University, while his brother, Jai, plays football at Blinn Junior College.

The Edwards File

  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas
  • Parents: James & Carla Edwards
  • Siblings: 3 (Madison, Jai and Aspen)
  • Began playing basketball at age: 5
  • Would compare his game to: Damian Lillard
  • Favorite basketball players of all-time: Tracy McGrady & Allen Iverson
  • Favorite sport aside from basketball: football
  • Favorite App: Twitter
  • Twitter: @Cboogie_3
  • Instagram: @Cboogie_3

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