Letterman ... outstanding pure shooter ... gives Black Knights needed scoring threat from perimeter ... range extends well beyond three-point arc ... displayed flashes of brilliance as a plebe ... often matched up against bigger forwards on defensive end last year ... smart player ... built reputation as perimeter offensive player but spent offseason working on other aspects of game ... expected to give Black Knights additional scoring punch in 2005-06.
As a freshman: appeared in 23 games, drawing three stints with the lead cast ... averaged 5.5 ppg. and 1.4 rpg. ... shot .426 from the floor, .432 from three-point range and .900 from the foul line ... immediately emerged as scoring threat when Army entered Patriot League play ... made PL debut with outstanding 14-point, seven-rebound performance at Colgate ... that effort marked one of four double-digit scoring outings, all of which came in league action ... seven caroms opposite Raiders marked career best ... finished season averaging 7.6 ppg. versus PL foes ... ranked second on team with 38 three-point buckets ... all but six of his shots on the year came from beyond the arc ... erupted for career-high 21 points in road loss to arch-rival Navy ... set Army-Navy series records for Black Knight players by hitting 7 of his 12 three-point attempts ... registered most points versus Mids by Army plebe since Kenny Schwartz pocketed 29 markers in 1983 ... point total accounted for highest plebe output in 119 games ... recorded 11 points in home outings against Navy and Bucknell ... enjoyed five-game stretch late in campaign in which he canned at least three treys in each contest.
High School: earned four letters in basketball for head coach Mark Atherton at Crestwood High in Mountain Top, Pa. ... named second-team all-state and led team to district title as a senior ... selected league Most Valuable Player as a sophomore and junior ... averaged 21.2 ppg., 8.0 rpg., 5.0 apg. and 2.0 bpg. in final campaign.
Personal: given name is Grant Lockwood Carter ... born July 4, 1985 ... parents' names are Erv and Charlotte Carter ... brother, Charles, is a Navy aviator ... member of National Honor Society ... lists winning district basketball title during senior year as biggest athletic highlight ... was Homecoming king in high school ... won Elks state free throw shooting contest in 1992 and Knights of Columbus free throw shooting championship in 1996 ... major is undeclared.