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March 3, 1998

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech University senior guard Cory Carr (Kingsland, Ark.) has been named third-team All-America by Basketball Times, the publication announced on Monday.

Carr is averaging a league-high 23.4 points per game and is on track to lead the Big 12 Conference in scoring again this season. The four-year Red Raider letterman who returned for his senior campaign has scored 20 or more points 19 times this season and 30 or more six times.

He scored a career-high 39 against Southwestern Louisiana and has had 30-plus twice against Baylor. He scored 33 against Oklahoma State.

Carr is one of three Big 12 Conference player of the year finalists and was a unanimous selection to the all-conference team by the Associated Press.

Carr and his teammates are preparing for the Texas Longhorns and Thursday's 6:00 p.m CST matchup in the opening round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Tournament. The Red Raiders are 13-13 overall, 7-9 entering the tourney.

Carr Named All-District

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech University senior guard Cory Carr, one of three finalists for Big 12 Conference player of the year, has been named to the NABC/GMC All-District squad for District 9, the National Association of Basketball Coaches released this week.

Carr, the Big 12's leading scorer with 23.4 points per game, joins TCU's Lee Nailon and Mike Jones, Baylor's Brian Skinner and Texas' Kris Clack on the first team. Yesterday Carr was named to the Associated Press All-Big 12 Team and was honored as a third-team All-America by Basketball Times.

The 6-4 Kingsland, Ark., guard is on track to lead the Big 12 again in scoring this season. He has scored in double figures in the last 47 games and has scored 20 or more points 19 times this season. He has hit for 30 on six occasions.

Carr and his teammates are preparing for the Texas Longhorns and Thursday's 6:00 p.m CST matchup in the opening round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Tournament. The Red Raiders are 13-13 overall, 7-9 entering the tourney.

Basketball Times All-America Teams
First
Michael Bibby   Jr. G   Arizona
Paul Pierce     Jr. F   Kansas
Raef LaFrentz   Sr. F   Kansas
Antawn Jamison  Jr. F   North Carolina
Lee Nailon      Jr. F   TCU

Second
Mateen Cleaves      So. G   Michigan State
Richard Hamilton    So. G   Connecticut
Larry Hughes        Fr. F   Saint Louis
Ansu Seasy          Sr. F   Mississippi
Kenny Thomas        Jr. F   New Mexico

Third
Bryce Drew          Sr. G   Valparaiso
CORY CARR           Sr. G   TEXAS TECH
Michael Dickerson   Sr. G   Arizona
Matt Harpring       Sr. F   Georgia Tech
Roshown McLeod      Sr. F   Duke

 

 

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