USA’s Carsen Edwards Lights Up Israel with 30 2nd Half Points & 8 Threes

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| August 28th, 2017 | 6,175 Views

We told you a couple of years ago, “Carsen Edwards will light you up!”

On Sunday, the college sophomore lit up Israel for 36 points, including 30 in the second half and OT in a 111-107 comeback victory for Purdue, representing team USA at the World University Games.

“I just felt I needed to be more aggressive after the first half,” Said Edwards, who had four boards, two assists, two steals, a clutch block and eight threes. “I chose my spots and fortunately the guys got the ball in places that I could score. It was a great team effort today.”

In their next game, Edwards and teammate Vincent Edwards, scored 25 of the team’s first 29 points during a 93-61 semi-finals win against Serbia. Carsen finished with 16 points, six assists and four steals. Vincent Edwards scored a game-high 31.

They will take on Lithuania for the gold on Tuesday.

Purdue Men's Basketball / Quarterfinals: Highlights vs. Israel from Purdue Athletics on Vimeo.

Purdue Men's Basketball / Semifinals: Highlights vs. Serbia from Purdue Athletics on Vimeo.


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