Men's Basketball

43  Jared Carter
Jared Carter

Georgetown, Ky.

High School:
Scott County

Height / Weight:
7-2 / 270


Played in five of last 10 games ... Played in 12 total games ... Scored two points in a first-half minute at LSU ... Saw first action since Dec. 31 with three minutes at Vanderbilt ... Set career highs for points (6), and minutes (16) at Houston ... Played four minutes at Indiana ... Saw two minutes against Central Arkansas, Liberty and Texas Southern.

Cat Scratches

Full Name: Jared Jeff Carter
Parents: Jeff and Kathy Carter
Siblings: Randy
Date of Birth: Sept. 20, 1986
Place of Birth: Fountain Valley, Calif.
High School Coach: Billy Hicks
High School Mascot: Cardinals
Major: Community Comm. & Leadership Development

Sophomore played in only three games prior to dislocating his right shoulder in practice prior to the Indiana game ... Underwent reconstructive surgery on the shoulder Dec. 22 ... Missed first five games after dislocating his shoulder during Nov. 11 practice ... Reinjured his right shoulder in June and underwent surgery over the summer ... Saw first action of the season against College of Charleston, grabbing four boards and scoring a point in eight minutes of play ... Had a season-high nine minutes in win over Chattanooga ... Played three minutes at North Carolina ... Averaged 13.5 minutes and 6.0 points in UK's two exhibition games.

True freshman center played in 17 games averaging over five minutes a game (5.1) ... Played a career-high 13 minutes against UCF while recording a season best three blocks ... Saw 10 minutes and grabbed three rebounds vs. Ole Miss ... Followed that outing with four points and a season-high five rebounds in 11 minutes at Kansas ... Scored a bucket in a minute of action against Iona ... Grabbed four boards against both Liberty and High Point ... Also had two blocks and scored two points against Liberty ... Scored a season-best five points in 10 minutes in win over West Virginia ... Also grabbed two rebounds and made lone free-throw attempt against the Mountaineers ... Played five minutes and recorded a blocked shot in season opener against South Dakota St.

High School
Was a first-team All-State selection in 2005 after guiding Scott County to a 27-4 record and the 32nd District title ... Averaged 16.3 ppg and 9.8 rpg during his senior season ... Also averaged 6.4 bpg and totaled a state-record 200 blocks in 2004-05 ... As a junior, helped the Cardinals to the Kentucky Sweet 16 semifinals, where they lost in overtime to defending state champion Mason County ... Posted a 28-7 overall record and claimed the 8th Region title as a junior ... Was coached at Scott County by Billy Hicks.

Born Sept. 20, 1986 ... Son of Jeff and Kathy Carter ... Chose UK over North Carolina, Illinois and Georgia Tech.

Career Highs

Points 6 at Houston 12/18/07
FG Made 3 at Houston 12/18/07
FG Atts 5 Two times
3FG Made 0
3FG Atts 0
FT Made 2 Two times
FT Atts 3 at Kansas 1/7/06
Rebounds 5 at Kansas 1/7/06
Assists 1 Three times
Steals 0
Blocks 3 vs. Central Florida 1/3/06
Minutes 16 at Houston 1/3/06
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