FARMVILLE, Va. - Longwood University senior men's basketball standout Antwan Carter|St. Petersburg, Fla. has been named the Independent Player of the Year by both College Sports Madness and CollegeHoops.net.
The 6-6 center started all 31 games and averaged 19.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 1.3 assists while shooting 51% (245-480) from the field, 31% (23-75) on three-point field goals, and 72% (88-123) at the free throw line. He posted 31-straight double-figure scoring games (42-straight to last year), 14 20-point games, and 11 double-doubles while adding 30 steals and 27 blocks. Carter led the Lancers in scoring 23 times, and rebounding 23 times while the team leader in points (601), scoring average, field goals, field goal attempts, field goal percentage, free throws, free throw attempts, rebounds (285), rebound average, offensive rebounds (78-2.5), defensive rebounds (207-6.7), blocks, and minutes (1055). Additionally, he was named to the 2011 Chicago Invitational Challenge All-Tournament Team (11.26), and 2011 Dr. Pepper Classic All-Tournament Team (12.30).