Big East POY Devin Carter declares for NBA draft

Big East Player of the Year and Providence guard Devin Carter said Wednesday he is declaring for the NBA draft.

Carter told ESPN he is forgoing his senior year. ESPN ranks Carter No. 17 among its 100 NBA draft prospects.

Carter averaged 19.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.8 steals in 33 starts this season for the Friars, who went 21-14 (10-10 in the Big East). Providence lost to Boston College in the first round of the NIT.

Carter averaged 14.1 points in 96 career games (73 starts) at South Carolina (2021-22) and Providence.

Carter is the son of Anthony Carter, who played 13 seasons in the NBA and is an assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies.

–Field Level Media