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Carlos Boozer Biography
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/29/2009

Career Notes
A second team preseason All-America selection by Basketball News and The Sporting News ... third team preseason All-America by Athlon ... ranked the nation?s second-best center by The Sporting News ... rated the nation?s third-best center by Lindy?s ... one of 50 preseason candidates for the Wooden Award, given annually to the nation?s top college basketball player ... preseason first team All-ACC choice by Athlon and a second team selection by Lindy?s and Basketball News ... a physical inside player who can score in the low post with either hand ... started 58 of 66 career games ... career field goal percentage of .609 ranks second all-time at Duke behind only Elton Brand (.612) ... has seven career double-doubles ... scored 20+ points 17 times and has pulled down 10+ rebounds nine times in his career ... has two of Duke?s 14 perfect shooting performances from the field (minimum six field goal attempts) in school history ... helped lead the U.S. World Championship for Young Men?s Team to a gold medal in the 2001 FIBA World Championship for Young Men Tournament this summer ... led the U.S. team in several statistical categories, including scoring (15.9), field goals made (53) and attempted (80), field goal percentage (.663) and rebounding (8.0) ... set the U.S. team?s single game record with 29 points in the semifinal game vs. Argentina ... the U.S. team, featuring Boozer and Duke teammates Chris Duhon and Dahntay Jones, posted an 8-0 record in the tournament ... selected as the 27th greatest athlete to come from Alaska by Sports Illustrated.

Sophomore Season (2000-01)
An honorable mention All-ACC selection ... led the ACC and ranked sixth in the nation with a .604 field goal percentage ... finished season ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 13.3 points per game ... second on the squad and 11th in the ACC with 6.5 rebounds ... also ranked among the ACC leaders in scoring (14th) and blocked shots (0.9-12th) ... was the team?s high scorer six times and its high rebounder in 13 contests ... reached double figures in scoring 20 times as a sophomore ... had nine 20-point outings, the third-best total on the team ... notched a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds against Arizona in NCAA Championship game (4/2) ... scored 19 points against Maryland in Final Four (3/31) ... pulled in four rebounds, had two steals, a blocked shot and one point in 22 minutes against USC (2/24) in the East Regional title game ... grabbed six rebounds and scored two points in 22 minutes off the bench against UCLA (3/22) after missing six previous games with a fractured third metatarsal in right foot ... scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds before being injured in game against Maryland (2/27) ... notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and pulling down a season-high 13 rebounds against Wake Forest (2/24) ... recorded a double-double with 10 points and a team-high 10 rebounds against St. John?s (2/18) ... scored 17 points in victory over N.C. State (2/11) ... scored a game-high 23 points and went 9-of-12 from the free throw line against Florida State (2/4) ... scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds against Maryland (1/27) ... scored 24 points and pulled down a game-high nine rebounds against Georgia Tech (1/20) ... established his career best with 10 free throws made vs. the Yellow Jackets ... scored 22 points, pulled down seven rebounds and matched his career high with four blocks against Boston College (1/16) ... scored 25 points and hauled in six rebounds in win over Clemson (1/7) ... was 8-for-8 from the field and 9-for-9 from the foul line against Clemson ... set Duke record for most field goals without a miss after going 11-of-11 from the field against Portland (12/19) ... was one of only four players in the nation in 2000-01 to go at least 11-for-11 from the floor ... scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed a game-high six rebounds against Portland ... scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 29 minutes of action in victory over Illinois (11/28) ... also shot an impressive 7-of-10 from the free throw line against Illinois ... scored a game-high 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting in only 16 minutes against Army (11/25) ... named the 2000 TiVo Preseason NIT MVP ... scored a season-high 26 points, grabbed six boards and shot 10-of-14 from the field in the Preseason NIT Championship game against Temple (11/24) ... recorded fourth career double-double against Texas (11/22) in the semifinals of the Preseason NIT with 14 points and 11 rebounds ... set a career high with five steals in victory over Villanova (11/17) ... scored 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting against the Wildcats.

Freshman Season (1999-00)
Selected to the ACC All-Freshman team by the Associated Press ... an honorable mention All-ACC selection ... named second team ACC All-Tournament ... named ACC Rookie of the Week two times (December 13 and January 3) ... saw action in all 34 games, including 30 starts ... averaged 13.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game ... his 13.0 points were the seventh-highest among Duke?s all-time freshman scorers ... led Blue Devils in rebounding (6.3 rpg) and field goal percentage (.614) ... his .614 field goal percentage ranked eighth among all-time season leaders at Duke ... his .742 free throw percentage (115-of-155) ranked third on the team and ninth among ACC leaders ... in his 30 starts as a freshman, averaged 14.3 points (430) and 6.6 rebounds (197) per game while in his four non-starts, he averaged 3.3 points (13) and 3.8 rebounds (15) per game ... part of a freshman class that averaged 40.5 points per game, the fourth-highest total by any freshman class in ACC history ... ranked third on team in blocked shots (23) ... scored in double figures 21 times with eight games of 20 or more points ... had a solid showing in the 2000 NCAA Tournament, averaging 14.0 points and 8.7 rebounds per game ... scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds in NCAA Regional semifinal vs. Florida (3/24) ... scored 15 points (5-9 FG) and grabbed 13 rebounds in NCAA Tournament second round vs. Kansas (3/19) ... led Blue Devils with 16 points (6-9 FG) in NCAA Tournament first round vs. Lamar (3/17) ... scored 21 points (8-14 FG) vs. Maryland in the ACC Championship Game (3/12) ... scored 15 points including 10 in overtime, and pulled down seven rebounds at North Carolina (2/3) ... scored 24 points (8-10 FG, 8-10 FT) with seven rebounds and four blocks vs. N.C. State (1/19) ... scored 21 points (10-15 FG) with six rebounds vs. Florida State (1/16) ... finished with highest field goal percentage (.917-11-for-12 FG) in game since Christian Laettner went 10-10 vs. Kentucky in 1992 and scored a career-high 28 points in 22 minutes vs. William & Mary (1/2) ... had 21 points, including 17 in the second half, on 7-of-9 field goals and a career-high four steals vs. Davidson (12/21) ... had first double-double of career with team-high 25 points (8-11 FG, 9-11 FT) and career-high 10 rebounds in 32 minutes vs. Michigan (12/11) ... had a career-high five assists vs. Columbia (11/23) ... won Duke?s Best Field Goal Percentage and Best Rebounding Average awards at the team?s annual banquet.

High School
Lettered four years in basketball at Juneau-Douglas High School for head coach George Houston ... earned Parade All-America accolades two times during his prep career ... was a first team USA Today All-America ... tabbed a McDonald?s All-America and a Slam Magazine All-America ... was a four-time all-state choice and the state Player of the Year three times ... participated in the McDonald?s All-America game, securing 22 points and 11 rebounds ... also played in the Magic Johnson Roundball Classic, collecting 18 points and 12 rebounds ... scored a career-high 44 points ... high school went 95-12 during his four-year career ... led his senior year squad to a 24-3 record by averaging 29.0 points and 12.0 rebounds a game ... averaged 24.0 points and 9.9 rebounds a game as a junior ... collected over 2,500 career points ... sparked his team to back-to-back state titles during his sophomore and junior campaigns.

Personal
Son of Carlos and Renee Boozer ... Sociology major ... has a younger brother, Charles (14).

Career Statistics
SEASONGP-GSMPFG-FGA PCT.3PT-APCT.FT-FTAPCT.REB.AVG.PF-DQASTOBSSTTPAVG.
1999-0034-30807164-267.6140-0.000115-155.7422136.390-33754233744313.0
2000-0132-28820160-265.6040-0.000105-146.7192086.591-24038282842513.3
Career66-581627324-532.6090-0.000220-301.7314216.4181-57792516586813.2
Career ACC Regular Season Statistics
SEASONGP-GSMPFG-FGA PCT.3PT-APCT.FT-FTAPCT.REB.AVG.PF-DQASTOBSSTTPAVG.
1999-0016-1642582-131.6260-0.00045-65.6921076.748-11825151420913.1
2000-0115-1539970-122.5740-0.00061-79.7721067.144-12210131320113.4
Total31-31817152-253.6010-0.000106-144.7362136.992-24035282741013.2
Career ACC Tournament Statistics
SEASONGP-GSMPFG-FGA PCT.3PT-APCT.FT-FTAPCT.REB.AVG.PF-DQASTOBSSTTPAVG.
1999-003-37413-25.5200-0.00011-14.786134.312-126133712.3
2000-01DNP
Total3-37413-25.5200-0.00011-14.786134.312-126133712.3
Career NCAA Tournament Statistics
SEASONGP-GSMPFG-FGA PCT.3PT-APCT.FT-FTAPCT.REB.AVG.PF-DQASTOBSSTTPAVG.
1999-003-37414-23.6090-0.00014-19.737268.79-128344214.0
2000-014-09913-21.6190-0.0008-13.615266.513-02544348.5
Total7-317327-44.6140-0.00022-32.688527.422-1413787610.9

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