KELLOGG ON CARTER: "Sean Carter's been fantastic. He's one guy that has exceeded my expectation level of him coming in from the way he competes every day, his enthusiasm with the guys and it seems like he just loves going to school here. He loves being on campus and he's a guy that you'd love to build your program around. He's a fun person and I think he's got a chance to be a special player here. His athleticism and his size is something you just can't teach and he's willing to work and learn every day which is a great trait to have."
As a Redshirt Senior in 2011-12: Posted 12 points and five rebounds in win over Saint Louis (1/28). At Richmond scored 15 points and pulled down 7 rebounds in win (1/21). Recorded first double-double of season in loss at Duquesne with 12 points and 14 rebounds. Also has season high 2 assists and added 3 blocks (1/18). Had 8 points and 10 rebounds in helping team beat St. Joe's. Also recorded 3 steals in win (1/14). Went 6-6 from the field for 15 points while pulling down 8 rebounds to help in win vs. Charlotte (1/11). Posted season high 18 points while shooting 8-11 from field. Added 6 rebounds in losing effort at La Salle (1/8). In win vs. Central Conn. Carter recorded a solid 8 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks (12/30). Good defensive effort beating Davidson with 10 rebounds, 2 steals and a season high 4 blocks (12/22). At East Carolina Carter had 9 points on 3-3 shooting and 10 rebounds in victory (12/6). Carter scored in double figures with 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in losing effort at Miam (12/3). Put up 10 points and 9 rebounds in loss to Col. Charleston (11/30). Notched 6 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists in win over Utah (11/25).
As a Redshirt Junior in 2010-11: Game-By-Game Statistics Started 20 games, played all 30, averaging 4.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks. 15th in A-10 in rebounds. Shot team-best 56.7 from the floor. In A-10 16 games, shooting 57.4 percent from floor and averaging 5.8 points and 7.1 rebounds. Has at least five rebounds in 24 of 30 games during the season. Hit all three of his field goal attempts for seven points, along with six rebounds vs. Temple (3/2). Second game in a row with double-figure rebounds, grabbing 11 vs. George Washington (2/13), also scored six. Season-high 15 rebounds along with eight points at Saint Joseph's (2/5). Grabbed eight rebounds to go along with six points in win at St Bonaventure (1/26). In return to homestate, tallied eight points and grabbed six rebounds at Charlotte (1/19). Made career-high 7-of-8 from the field for 15 points and nine rebounds in win over La Salle (1/15). Made all four field goal attempts for nine points and grabbed five rebounds at Xavier (1/12). Great defense in holding Dayton (1/9) to 28.6 FG Pct. Grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots in win. Grabbed seven rebounds along with four points and two blocks vs. Boston University (12/31). Returned to starting line-up for third time vs. #24 UCF (12/22) with three points, seven reb. and three blocks. Scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds vs. Maine (12/8). Corralled a season-best 11 rebounds vs. Boston College (12/4). Hit both shots for four points. Coach Kellogg called game vs. Holy Cross (11/27) "
best of his career" with 12 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in 21 minutes. After two scoreless games to start year, notched five points vs. New Mexico State (11/20), added five boards. Started season-opener vs. Rider (11/12) with six rebounds, career-high three assists, three blocks in 21 min.
As a Redshirt-Sophomore in 2009-10: Started all 32 games at center, playing 24.4 minutes per game with 5.1 points, and team-best 7.1 rebounds. 12th in A-10 in rebounding (7.1). Fifth in A-10 in offensive rebounds with 3.4 per game. Led UMass in blocked shots per game with 1.3 per game. Had exactly seven points and seven rebouns in each of three games at La Salle (3/3), vs. URI (3/6) and at Charlotte (3/9). Grabbed seven rebounds and scored seven points with two dunks at La Salle (3/3). Third games this season in double-figure scoring with 11 points at Rhode Island (2/6), also had eight rebounds. Third-career game in double-figure rebounds with 10 vs. Charlotte (1/30), along with six points and four blocks. Best game in a month with six points, nine rebounds and career-high three assists at Saint Joseph's (1/27). Grabbed 10 rebounds for second time in career, in state homecoming at Davidson (12/30), also added four points. Career-high 16 points along with nine rebounds at Boston College (12/23),
making career-best 6-of-9 field goals. Scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in win over Memphis (12/19). Scored six points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked four shots vs. Grambling State (12/11). After getting stitches under his eye, had five rebounds and two points vs. Quinnipiac (12/2). Grabbed eight rebounds vs. #2 Michigan State (11/28), but did not score in Legends Classic. Career-high 10 rebounds (seven offensive) along with five points vs. Rutgers (11/27) in Legends Classic. Scored eight points and had three rebounds in career-high 29 minutes vs.St. Francis (11/24). First UMass game in double-figures with 13 points, also grabbed eight rebounds vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith (11/21). Grabbed six rebounds in 22 minutes and scored three points vs. Cornell (11/18) in Legends Classic. Made UMass debut at UCF (11/13), scoring Minutemen's first points of the season. FInished with four points and five rebounds.
As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Sat out season due to transfer eligibility rules, but practiced with the team.
As a Freshman in 2007-08 (Oregon State):Played in 29 games with Oregon State this past season, starting nine for the Beavers. He averaged 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds while swatting 15 shots in 15.4 minutes of action per night. He had his best games of the season earl
y on. He tallied a career-best 15 points and added five rebounds in a win over Portland on Nov. 25. He also had 10 points and five rebounds against Idaho State on Nov. 23.Posted a career-best nine rebounds against Washington State on Feb. 14.
Before UMass: Played at Oregon State as a Freshman.Prepped at Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina in 2006-07, the same school which produced fellow UMass bigman Tyrell Lynch. He spent his senior year at Laurinburg and averaged 12 points and six rebounds per game for the prep powerhouse. Attended the 71st High School in Fayetteville, N.C., for his first three years of high school and played two years on varsity, starting as a junior.
Personal: Sean Carter ... Born June 8, 1988 in Fayetteville, N.C., and is the son of Larry Carter and Renee Pauch ... He has a brother Larry and a sister Sabrina.
CARTER'S CAREER STATISTICS
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Points: 16, at Boston College -- 12-23-09 Rebounds: 19, at Duquesne -- 2/11/10 Assists: 3, at Saint Joseph's -- 01/27/10 ; Rider -- 11/12/10 ; vs Richmond -- 3/12/10 Steals: 3, La Salle -- 01/10/10 Blocks: 4, Charlotte -- 01/30/10 ; Grambling -- 12/11/09 FG made: 6, at Boston College -- 12-23-09 FG attempts: 9, at Boston College -- 12-23-09 FT made: 6, Holy Cross -- 11/27/10 FT attempts: 7, vs RUTGERS -- 11/27/09 ; Holy Cross -- 11/27/10
A Few Minutes With S-Dot
Full name: Sean R. Carter Nickname: S Dot Best Concert I Ever Attended: Fabolous Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Lakers vs. Clippers Favorite TV Show: Fresh Prince Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Charles Barkley Favorite Pro Sports Team: Lakers Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule: Oregon State Toughest Place I Ever Played: Arizona Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: Slam My Biggest Fear: Rats Most Famous Person Ever Met: Nas Place I'd Like to Visit: Brazil Best Moment at UMass: Moving here Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With: Virginia Tech softball pitcher Angela Tincher My Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics: Seeing my first college game My First Memory of Basketball: Small shorts If I Didn't Play College Basketball I Would: Rap Who Had the Greatest Impact on My Life: My mom Pre-Game Rituals: Wipe my hands off Most People Don't Know This But: "I'm a big reader" My Best Non-Athletic Talent: Rapping