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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

Featured Videos

USA Men's U19 Finalists Highlight Video


Ahead of their start at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, check out some highlights of the USA team members from the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals!

Participants in the 2019 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team training camp talk about the influence of their fathers in their lives.

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