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Carderro Nwoji
Carderro Nwoji

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, KS

High School:
Wichita HS

Last College:
Redlands CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/21/1986


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Junior (2007-08): Immediately established himself as one of the top point guards in the Sun Belt Conference... Dished out 122 assists, which was the fifth-highest assist total in FAU history... Shot 87% (76-for-87) from the free-throw line, equaling the best free-throw shooting year in program history... One of just two FAU players to start in all 33 games... Led the team in 3-pointers made (59), assists (79), free-throw shooting (87%), steals (29) and minutes (1096)... 59 3-pointers made was ninth-best all-time in FAU single-season history... A strong candidate for SBC Newcomer of the Year honors... Third-best assist-to-turnover ratio (1.58) in the Sun Belt... Top-10 among all league players in 3-point FG % (.410) and minutes played (33.2 per game)... Scored a season-high 25 points- making 7-of-11 3-pointers at Arkansas State (12/20)... Distributed a season-high nine assists in an early-season game against UMKC (11/26)... Played without a turnover in 37 minutes vs. South Alabama (1/2) while dishing out seven assists and making three steals... Made 7-of-13 shots and finished with 19 points at Western Kentucky (1/16)... Went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line three different times and made a season high 7-of-8 free throws in a late-season victory at Troy (2/27)... Totaled a season-high seven rebounds three times, including a 17-point, seven-rebound, six-assist night to help FAU beat New Orleans (1/30)... Had three or more 3-point baskets eight different times... Made 5-of-6 3-point attempts and finished with 20 points and five assists in FAU's 91-64 win over rival FIU (3/5) in the SBC Tournament... Essential in helping FAU win 7-of-9 games down the stretch... Averaged 13 points spanning FAU's final 13 games of the year, reaching double-figures in eight of FAU's last nine.

Junior College (2005-07): Played for Steve Eck at Redlands CC for two seasons... Earned all-conference honors and defensive first-team honors his sophomore year while helping the team to a 31-2 record and finishing the regular season with a No. 2 national ranking and a Bi-State Championship title... Team finished 25-5 his freshman year, with Nwoji leading Redlands to the regional championship game.

High School: Attended Wichita High School South... Played for Chris Davis... Earned KSHSAA All-State, All-Metro and All-City honors his senior season... Averaged 19.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists his senior year... Named a member of the Kodak All-American team.

Personal: Born Oct. 21, 1986, in Wichita, KS... Son of Aillen Nwoji (Na-WAD-gee).

FAU Career Stats
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2007-08   33-33  1096/33.2  110-251  .438   59-144  .410   76-87   .874  12-94   106  3.2  54-0  122  77   0  29  355/10.8
2008-09   28-26   891/31.8   85-250  .340   39-125  .312   34-44   .773  29-71   100  3.6  63-2   63  34   1  13  243/8.7
TOTAL     61-59  1987/32.6  195-501  .389   98-269  .364  110-131  .840  41-165  206  3.4 117-2  185 111   1  42  598/9.8
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