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WVU Basketball Great Jevon Carter Records NBA Career High in Points

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Former West Virginia and current Milwaukee Bucks guard Jevon Carter had a career night on Wednesday night, recording a career-high in points. Carter scored 36 points in a double overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Carter also finished the night with 12 assists and four rebounds. The ex-Mountaineer shot 15-of-27 from the field, making 5-of-10 three’s. Carter played 45 minutes against the Thunder.

Carter played at West Virginia from 2014-18 and is in his fifth season in the NBA. The Maywood, Illinois, native played for the Brooklyn Nets and the Bucks last season, appearing in 66 games. Carter was waived by the Nets and the Bucks signed him just days later in February. Carter and the Bucks agreed to an extension during the summer. Just two seasons ago, Carter backed up Chris Paul on the Phoenix Suns as they made an appearance in the NBA Finals.

The 6-foot-1 guard has played 233 career NBA games, averaging 4.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.6 steals per game.

Before his NBA career, Carter helped the Mountaineers reach 3-Sweet 16’s in 2015, 2017 and 2018. The all-time steals leader at WVU averaged 12.2 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.3 steals in 144 career games. Carter was named a Consensus All-American in 2018.

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. Ethan has covered WVU men’s basketball, football and recruiting for the past two years. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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