Three-star prospect Josh Carter has turned down an offer in the Pac-10 to stay in-state and play in the Big 12. The 6-foot-5, 175-pound small forward from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas, will play for Texas A&M.
“I’m very excited to bo going to Texas A&M,” said Carter. “I have always been an Agggie fan and look forward to playing for them the next four years.
"I chose Texas A&M over offers from Washington St and Texas Tech. I took an official visit to Washington State and liked it a lot and built a great relationship with Assistant Coach Tony Bennett, but just felt they were to far from home.
“Texas Tech also did a good recruiting me, but when it came down to it, I just felt A&M was the best place for me. I have a good relationship with the coaches there and look forward to playing for them."
Carter, who averaged 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists per game last season, is competitive, athletic, and can stroke it from three. He does need to develop more physically to be ready for the physical Big 12.
"I think I should well at A&M,” said Carter. “I need to get stronger and work on my quickness and defense before I get to College Station.”
TA Eagles head coach Mike Barr also feels Carter will do well at Texas A&M.
"Josh is a great basketball player and even a better person,” said Coach Barr. “I think he will be very successful at Texas A&M. I’m very happy for him."