31  LaVar Carter
LaVar Carter
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, KY

High School:
Male HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 250

Position:
C/F

Birthdate:
03/26/1984

Experience:
SR

Junior Season
Played in 26 games in 2004-05, and started three...averaged 5.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in 19.8 minutes of action...tallied a career-high 14 points at Eastern Michigan on 11/30...scored 12 points at Ohio on 1/9, and scored ten points at Xavier (12/30) and at Miami (2/15)...posted a career-high seven rebounds versus Eastern Michigan (2/9) and Ohio (2/26)...shot 48.2% from the floor for the year...averaged 1.0 blocks per contest.

Sophomore Season
Played in 27 games, averaged 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game...scored a career-high ten points in back-to-back games against Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan on February 11th and 15th, respectively...played a big role shutting down the MAC Player of the Year Mike Williams in the Herd's upset of the Broncos on Feb. 15th...shot 48.3% for the year (28-58)...tied his career-high for rebounds with five three times during his sophomore campaign...made a career-high four free throws vs. Western Michigan and at Kent State on February 18th...changed his number from 42 to 31 in `03-04.

Freshman Season
Played in only 14 games in 2002-03 because of a broken hand...scored a career-high seven points in the team's opener at Niagara...played a career-high 16 minutes against Kentucky State, while also grabbing a career-high five rebounds...also contributed four points in 13 minutes of action in the Thundering Herd's first round MAC Tournament game against Eastern Michigan...was two-for-two at the free throw line against Radford on December 14th.

Prior to Marshall
Named third-team all-state in Kentucky his senior season after helping Louisville's Male High School to a Kentucky State Tournament Final Four appearance ... a four-year letter-winner at Male under head coach Bryce Hibbard .... participated in the Kentucky and the Indiana-Kentucky High School All-Star games ... an honor roll student throughout high school ... helped Male to three district and region championships during his career.

Personal
Born March 26, 1984 in Louisville, Ky. ... son of Donna R. Carter ... majoring in computer science ... minoring in business.