#34 Carleton Scott
Played in 84 career games, including 38 starts … scored 557 points (6.6 ppg) and grabbed 403 rebounds (4.8 rpg) during his career … finished with 97 blocked shots, which ranks tied for seventh on the program’s all-time list … had 108 assists and 44 steals.
SENIOR SEASON (2010-11):
Started 29 of the 30 games in which he played during his senior sea son … served as one of four team captains … received the team’s Best Defensive Player Award … missed four games due to injury … posted career-high numbers in every major statistical category … ranked third on the team with an 11.2 points-per-game average … team’s top rebounder by hauling down 7.4 rebounds per game … also led the Irish with 57 blocked shots … had 64 assists and 23 steals … registered team-best 88.9% (56-63) shooting clip from the free throw line … sho 45.5%(117-257) from the field, including 35.9% (46-128) from three-poi range … scored in double figures 20 times, including two 20-plus point games…hauled down 10 or more rebounds on 11 occasions…notch a team-high seven double-doubles … first double-double of the season was a 17-point, 11-rebound performance in a win over Chicago State reached double-figures in points during all three games of the Old Spice Classic en route to the Fighting Irish winning the tournament title… was named to the Old Spice Classic All-Tournament Team…had two double-doubles at the Old Spice Classic … registered 11 points and 11 board againstGeorgia in the first round and posted 16 points and 10 rebounds versus California in the semifinals … tallied a career-high 23 points in an 83-79 win over Gonzaga … followed that performance with 20 point in a victory against StonyBrook … dished out a career-high six assist in a triumph of UMBC… had four double-doubles in BIG EAST play … injured his hamstring in the second half against Syracuse (Jan. 1) an missed the next four contests … in his second game back from the injury he posted 11 points and 10 rebounds in an 80-75 triumph of Marquette …made a career-best five three-pointers (on six attempts) in a 56-51 win at Pittsburgh … finished with 16 points and nine rebounds against the Panthers … notched 12 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Rutgers … recorded back-to-back double-doubles against USF (13 points, 11 rebounds) and West Virginia (11 points,11 rebounds) … tied a career-high mark by grabbing 14 rebounds in a 69-56 win over Akron in the second round of the NCAA Championship … also had a career-high three steals against the Zips … hauled in 11 boards against Florida State in the third round of the NCAA Championship.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10):
Played in 34 games, including starts in the final nine games of the season … posted career-high totals in every major statistical category … tallied 171 points (5.0 ppg) … his 157 rebounds (4.6 rpg) ranked fourth on the team … had a team-high 37 blocked shots … dished out 37 assists and had 16 steals … three double-doubles … reached double figures in points on four occasions … had 10-plus rebounds in four games … blocked three or more shots in a game six times … averaged 10.1 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game in his nine starts … led the team in rebounds in five of the last seven games of the season … Notre Dame Co-Most Improved Player Award … BIG EAST weekly honor roll (March 7) … brought down 11 rebounds and scored seven points against Kennesaw State … totaled seven points and eight rebounds versus Northwestern … deposited eight points against Idaho State … grabbed a team-high tying seven rebounds along with six points against UCF … compiled four points, four rebounds and three blocked shots against IUPUI … recorded five points, five rebounds, three assists and a career-high four blocked shots versus Bucknell … grabbed nine boards against Syracuse … notched five points, a team-high six rebounds and three assists versus St. John’s … in his first career start, he registered nine points, six rebounds and three blocked shots at Louisville … had six points and four rebounds against Pittsburgh … scored a career-high 17 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds in a victory at Georgetown … knocked down a career-high three three-pointers (out of four attempts) against the Hoyas … posted a double-double with 12 points and a team-best, and career-high, 14 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots against Connecticut … notched second straight double-double with 14 points and a team-high 13 rebounds at Marquette … nailed a three-pointer with one second left to send the Marquette game to overtime and the Irish would eventually win the contest … named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll for his performance against the Golden Eagles … had eight points and seven rebounds against Seton Hall in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship … had a team-high five rebounds against West Virginia in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship … registered a double-double with 14 points and a team-best 10 rebounds versus Old Dominion in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09):
Played in 20 games in first season on the floor … averaged 2.5 points per game and 1.2 rebounds per contest … scored a season-high seven points against South Dakota, in addition to grabbing three rebounds … matched season bests in both scoring and rebounds against UCLA with seven points and four rebounds … scored four points and grabbed a season-high four rebounds in win over Furman while playing a season-high 18 minutes … played six minutes in first collegiate contest against USC Upstate while scoring six points, grabbing two rebounds and dishing off two assists … also had six points in back-to-back games against Delaware State and Savannah State … netted four points and grabbed two boards versus Cincinnati … dished off two assists in the South Dakota and Delaware State games … scored three points and grabbed one rebound against Penn State in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08):
Did not see action in 2007-08 … suffered a broken foot in early March.
AWARDS AND HONORS:
Notre Dame Co-Most Improved Player Award (2010) … BIG EAST weekly honor roll (March 7, 2010) … BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team (2008-09).
Finished his high school career at James Madison High School for coach John Valenzuela … led high school to its first-ever Texas state finals appearance and a 36-5 record as a senior while netting 16.7 points, pulling down 8.5 rebounds, and recording 4.6 blocks per game … averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds before transferring to Madison midway through his sophomore campaign … averaged 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in five games as a junior before a season-ending injury … also played for the T-MAC All-Stars, Houston Jr. Hardballers and Texas Ambassadors AAU teams … averaged 13 points and eight rebounds for the T-MAC All-Stars in his final summer, helping that squad win its second consecutive Texas Classic championship.
Full name is Carleton Goolsby Scott … the youngest of three children — Martrice and Charity … uncle Marlon Goolsby played football at Nebraska … born 10-9-1988 in Homestead, Fla. … son of Michael and Cherita Scott … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as a history and computer applications major in 2011.