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Jevon Carter

#2 Jevon Carter

G | Jr. | 6-2 | 200 | Maywood, Ill. | Proviso East HS

2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the All-Big 12 Defensive Team
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball First Team
  • Started all 35 contests at point guard
  • Averaged 9.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game
  • Led the team with 114 assists and 59 steals
  • Was 11th in the Big 12 in assists per game
  • Finished fourth in the Big 12 in steals per game (1.69)
  • Was eighth in the Big 12 in assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Led the team with a 27.7 minutes per game average
  • Hit a team-high 44 3-point field goals
  • Posted a season-high 26 points on 6-of-9 shooting from 3 in the Big 12 Championship win over OU
  • Scored 15 points against TCU in the Big 12 Championship
  • Finished with eight points, eight assists and three steals at Baylor
  • Had nine points, five assists and four steals against Texas Tech
  • Finished with a career-high eight assists and seven points in the home win vs. Baylor
  • Grabbed a season-high six rebounds at Oklahoma
  • Scored 10 points with five rebounds in the win over No. 1 Kansas
  • Had a game-high 16 points with five assists against Oklahoma State
  • Scored 13 points with five assists and four rebounds at TCU
  • Posted a game-high 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting at Virginia Tech
  • Had 11 points against Eastern Kentucky
  • Scored 15 points with five rebounds and three assists against Marshall
  • Named Most Outstanding Player of the Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
  • Scored 21 points with three assists and five steals against UL Monroe
  • Named to the all-tournament team at the Las Vegas Invitational
  • Scored 13 points against Richmond and 12 points vs. San Diego St. in the Las Vegas Invitational
  • Had 11 points and four steals vs. Bethune-Cookman
  • Scored 19 points against James Madison in Charleston
  • Started the season opener vs. N. Kentucky, finishing with 24 points, six assists and five steals

2014-15 (Freshman)

  • Named to the All-Big 12 Defensive Team
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Appeared in all 35 games, starting four contests
  • Averaged 8.1 points and 2.3 rebounds per game
  • Was second on the team with 62 assists
  • Led the Mountaineers in steals with 67
  • Set the WVU freshman record for steals (67)
  • 67 steals tied for the eighth most in a season in school history
  • Averaged 23.8 minutes per game
  • Led WVU with 48 3-point field goals
  • 11 games in double figures
  • Had six steals in the NCAA Tournament against Maryland
  • Scored eight points with four steals against Baylor in the Big 12 Championship
  • Had five points and four assists against Oklahoma State
  • Made his first career start at Baylor and finished with a game-high 25 points
  • Was 7-of-13 from 3-point range at Baylor, marking the 15th time a WVU player had 7 or more 3s in a game
  • Had 10 points against Texas
  • Scored 13 points, including two late 3s, and grabbed six rebounds in the win over Kansas
  • Finished with 10 points against Kansas State
  • Scored 13 points against Baylor
  • Finished with nine points against Kansas State
  • Had eight points against TCU, including the two game winning free throws with 0.9 seconds left in overtime
  • Scored nine points at Texas
  • Had a team-high 18 points (4-of-6 from 3) with seven rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Oklahoma
  • Finished with 11 points and four steals at Texas Tech
  • Had seven points, four rebounds, six assists and six steals at TCU
  • Became the 11th different player in school history to have six assists and six steals in a game
  • Finished with four rebounds and five steals against Virginia Tech
  • Had 10 points, three assists and three steals against Wofford
  • Scored eight points against NC State
  • Finished with 14 points and six rebounds against Marshall
  • Named the Eddie Barrett Most Outstanding Player of the Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
  • Had three points against Northern Kentucky
  • Scored 28 points on 12-of-14 shooting in 17 minutes against VMI
  • With 28 points, he was three points shy of tying the school record for points in a game by a WVU freshman
  • Had five points against Connecticut
  • Scored 15 points (13 in the second half) in the comeback win against Boston College
  • Had seven points and three steals against George Mason
  • Scored eight points against Lafayette
  • Played 22 minutes in his first collegiate game against Monmouth

High School

  • 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball team special mention selection
  • Averaged 22 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals as a senior
  • Led his team in scoring with 18 points per game as a junior
  • Helped his school to a runner-up finish and a fourth-place finish in the Illinois State Basketball Tournament during his high school career
  • Played at Proviso East High, for coach Donnie Boyce
  • One of the top 75 guards in this year’s senior class by ESPN
  • Played AAU basketball with Next Level Performance, where he averaged around 19 points and seven assists

Personal

  • Son of Leroy Carter and Cynthia Johnson
  • Birthday is September 14
  • Majoring in sport management
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
SeasonClassGPMinMpgFGFGAFG%3G3GA3G%FTFTAFT%OffRebRpgPFAstTOBlkStlPtsPPG
Totals 89235626.528473038.911938630.815921175.4782602.9195263132181868469.5
2015Fr3583223.89526436.04815331.4476177.039822.36762413672858.1
2016So3597027.711129038.34414430.6679074.4251002.9851145810593339.5
2017Jr1955429.27817644.3278930.3456075.014784.143873356022812.0

Carter Earns Naismith Trophy Honors

By Bryan Messerly | January 17, 2017

West Virginia University junior guard Jevon Carter has been named The Naismith Trophy Men’s Player of the Week.

Carter Named to Allstate NABC Good Works Team

By Bryan Messerly | November 30, 2016

This esteemed award honors an outstanding group of student-athletes who represent the sport’s finest in the areas of community service and leadership among their peers.

Carter, Miles Jr. Earn Big 12 Honors

By Bryan Messerly | October 06, 2016

West Virginia University junior guards Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr. were named to the 2016-17 Preseason All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Team, the league office announced today.