Carter III scores career-high 34 in Toreros win – The San Diego Union
December 18, 2016 - Finding Carter
After spending a past week study for finals and carrying not played for 6 days, USD was in need of a soothing opponent. Welcome, Bethesda University.
The Flames accost from Anaheim and play in a National Christian Colleges of America Association. Their diversion register Saturday night listed 25 players, nothing of whom wore a same basketball shoes. The Kentucky Wildcats, they are not.
The Flames positively brought out a best in sophomore ensure Olin Carter III, who scored a career-high 34 points in a 105-89 feat before 960 during Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Carter took 19 shots. He missed one. He strike initial initial 6 3-pointers and finished 10 of 11 from a field, 8 of 8 from a giveaway chuck line.
“I was feeling it,” pronounced Carter. “And my teammates were doing a good pursuit of anticipating me.”
“That was an efficient, still 34,” pronounced USD manager Lamont Smith. “When we recruited him (out of Allen, Texas), we knew he could fire a basketball. He’s lived adult to that.”
Carter cracked his prior single-game high, that was 21. He perceived some-more than a small support as all 5 USD starters scored in double figures. Brett Bailey had a double-double, scoring 17 points and pulling down a game-high 10 rebounds.
After scoring usually dual points final Sunday opposite UC Santa Barbara, Cameron Neubauer had 17.
USD squandered no time holding control. The Toreros scored a initial 7 points. Just 4 minutes, 50 seconds into a game, all 5 starters had scored. Eight minutes, 5 seconds into a game, USD’s lead was in double figures, 23-12.
Putting an exclamation indicate on a initial half, Carter strike a 3 during a buzzer, good for a 48-33 advantage.
After Bethesda pulled to within 9 with 5:44 to play, a Toreros hermetic a understanding during a giveaway chuck line. USD strike 18 of 22 from a line in final 5:11. Bethesda forsaken to 5-8.
The feat carried USD’s record to 6-5, a initial time in Lamont Smith’s dual years as conduct manager a Toreros have had a winning record.
“Where this module has been and where we’re perplexing to get to, it’s great,” pronounced Smith. “More importantly, a thing that’s good for a kids is to see some success. We know we still have a lot of work to do on both sides of a ball.”
The win extended USD’s winning strain to 4 games, another initial in a Smith era.
Norcross is a freelance writer.