The men's basketball team and staff gathered together with family and fans in the Purcell Pavilion on April 13th.
AP Photos: Notre Dame vs. Florida State
Irish prepare to take on Akron in Chicago.
Irish prepare to take on Florida State in Chicago.
Ben Hansbrough scored 15 points and Tim Abromaitis added 14
SENIOR SEASON (2010-11): Will figure prominently in the Irish rotation this season ... had a breakout junior campaign, especially in the second-half of the season ... long and lanky player gives Notre Dame a strong defensive presence ... has unique athletic ability and skills ... gives Irish a strong defensive presence because of his length ... versatile scorer from both inside the post and along the perimeter ... has shown the ability to score in a variety of ways ... runs the floor well for a player his size ... strong rebounder at both ends of the floor ... good shot blocker.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10):
Played in 34 games, including starts in the final nine games of the season ... posted career-high totals in every major statistical category ... tallied 171 points (5.0 ppg) ... his 157 rebounds (4.6 rpg) ranked fourth on the team ... had a team-high 37 blocked shots ... dished out 37 assists and had 16 steals ... three double-doubles ... reached double figures in points on four occasions ... had 10-plus rebounds in four games ... blocked three or more shots in a game six times ... averaged 10.1 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game in his nine starts ... led the team in rebounds in five of the last seven games of the season ... Notre Dame Co-Most Improved Player Award ... BIG EAST weekly honor roll (March 7) ... brought down 11 rebounds and scored seven points against Kennesaw State ... totaled seven points and eight rebounds versus Northwestern ... deposited eight points against Idaho State ... grabbed a team-high tying seven rebounds along with six points against UCF ... compiled four points, four rebounds and three blocked shots against IUPUI ... recorded five points, five rebounds, three assists and a career-high four blocked shots versus Bucknell ... grabbed nine boards against Syracuse ... notched five points, a team-high six rebounds and three assists versus St. John's ... in his first career start, he registered nine points, six rebounds and three blocked shots at Louisville ... had six points and four rebounds against Pittsburgh ... scored a career-high 17 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds in a victory at Georgetown ... knocked down a career-high three three-pointers (out of four attempts) against the Hoyas ... posted a double-double with 12 points and a team-best, and career-high, 14 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots against Connecticut ... notched second straight double-double with 14 points and a team-high 13 rebounds at Marquette ... nailed a three-pointer with one second left to send the Marquette game to overtime and the Irish would eventually win the contest ... named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll for his performance against the Golden Eagles ... had eight points and seven rebounds against Seton Hall in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship ... had a team-high five rebounds against West Virginia in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... registered a double-double with 14 points and a team-best 10 rebounds versus Old Dominion in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09): Played in 20 games in first season on the floor ... averaged 2.5 points per game and 1.2 rebounds per contest ... scored a season-high seven points against South Dakota, in addition to grabbing three rebounds ... matched season bests in both scoring and rebounds against UCLA with seven points and four rebounds ... scored four points and grabbed a season-high four rebounds in win over Furman while playing a season-high 18 minutes ... played six minutes in first collegiate contest against USC Upstate while scoring six points, grabbing two rebounds and dishing off two assists ... also had six points in back-to-back games against Delaware State and Savannah State ... netted four points and grabbed two boards versus Cincinnati ... dished off two assists in the South Dakota and Delaware State games ... scored three points and grabbed one rebound against Penn State in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08):
Did not see action in 2007-08 ... suffered a broken foot in early March.
AWARDS AND HONORS: Notre Dame Co-Most Improved Player Award (2010) ... BIG EAST weekly honor roll (March 7, 2010) ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team (2008-09).
HIGH SCHOOL: Finished his high school career at James Madison High School for coach John Valenzuela ... led high school to its first-ever Texas state finals appearance and a 36-5 record as a senior while netting 16.7 points, pulling down 8.5 rebounds, and recording 4.6 blocks per game ... averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds before transferring to Madison midway through his sophomore campaign ... averaged 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in five games as a junior before a season-ending injury ... also played for the T-MAC All-Stars, Houston Jr. Hardballers and Texas Ambassadors AAU teams ... averaged 13 points and eight rebounds for the T-MAC All-Stars in his final summer, helping that squad win its second consecutive Texas Classic championship.
PERSONAL: Full name is Carleton Goolsby Scott ... the youngest of three children -- Martrice and Charity ... uncle Marlon Goolsby played football at Nebraska ... born 10-9-1988 in Homestead, Fla. ... son of Michael and Cherita Scott ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as a history and computer applications major in 2011.
Scott in the BIG EAST Conference