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Friday, June 23, 2006

ESPN Profile: Rodney Carney

ESPN Profile: Rodney Carney

College: Memphis
Position: Forward
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205

Memphis forward Rodney Carney was a consensus All-America Second-Team selection after leading the Tigers to a 33-4 mark and a spot in the Elite Eight in the 2006 NCAA Tournament. The 6-foot-7 senior was also a finalist for three national Player of the Year honors (Naismith Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy, Adolph F. Rupp Trophy). Carney finished his collegiate career ranked among Conference USA career leaders in scoring (fourth) and 3-pointers made (third).
As a senior, Carney topped the Tigers in scoring (17.2 ppg) and 3-point field goal percentage (.391, 102-261 3FG) to earn Conference USA Player of the Year. He was also named to the All-Conference USA First Team and the Conference USA All-Tournament Team. Carney also participated in the College Basketball Slam Dunk Championships at the 2006 NCAA Final Four.

Carney moved into third on the Memphis career scoring list this past season, finishing with 1,901 points (trailing only Keith Lee and Elliot Perry). He also set the school records for career 3-pointers made (287) and 3-pointers made in a season (102 in 2005-06). In addition, Carney earned selection on the 2005 All-Conference USA Second Team and the 2003 Conference USA All-Freshman Team.

* ESPN Profile
* University of Memphis Profile

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