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Carl Pierre

  • Player
  • Number: 12
  • Position: G
  • Height: 6' 4“
  • Weight: 190
  • Hometown: Boston, MA
  • High School: Boston College High School
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthday: April 111)

At UMass

  • Mr. Consistent - Averaged 12 points per game in each of his first three seasons. (12.4, 11.8, 12.1 to be exact.)
  • Loving the 3 - Has shot more 3s than 2s in each of his first three seasons. Ratio of 3s to 2s has gone up in each season, but unfortunately the stellar numbers in his freshman season (.472 from 3) have dropped (.381 as a Soph, .335 as a Junior).
  • Leader on and of the court - Led the team's statement after George Floyd's murder in 2020.
  • Completed his undergraduate degree in three years, and is on track to have his Master's by the end of Spring 2021.2)
  • Committed to UMass on 6/5/173)4)

2020-21 Senior year

  • Team Captain.5)

2019-20 Junior year

Roster photo 2019-20

  • Team Captain.
  • Started all 31 games, and led the team in Minutes, Minutes per Game, 3-Pointers (Makes and Attempts), and Free Throw Percentage.
  • Six games with 20 or more points, and also led the team in scoring six times.
  • Careful with the rock: in 1,038 minutes played in the season, turned it over only 29 times (1.12 average per 40 minutes). Among Atlantic 10 players, Pierre ranked first in Turnover Percentage.6)7)
  • Second on team in total scoring with 374 points (Tre Mitchell 548).
  • Among Atlantic 10 players: ranked 4th in 3-point Field Goals Made, 3rd in 3-point Field Goals Attempted.8)
  • In the season-opening win versus UMass-Lowell (11/5), scored 13 points, tallied 4 assists and only 1 turnover.
  • Scored 18 points, shot 5-9 from the field, 5-5 from the line, in the win over Northeastern (11/12).
  • Scored 23 points on 9-17 overall shooting, 5-8 from 3, in the win over Rider (11/20).
  • Near double-double (13 points, 9 rebounds) in the loss to South Carolina (12/4).
  • Season-high (and career-high-tying) 26 points, and 42 minutes played, in the overtime loss to Yale (12/11). Also hit a season-high 8 threes. Shot 9-15 from the floor and 8-12 from three.
  • First career double-double (23 points, 10 rebounds) in the loss at Akron (12/30).
  • Shot 7-8 from the floor and tallied 20 points overall in the win versus La Salle (1/8). Joined the UMass 1000 Point Club in the process.
  • Averaged 19.8 points per game in the five game stretch from Yale (12/11) to La Salle (1/8).
  • Scored 23 points on 7-13 field goal shooting in the loss at George Mason (1/22).
  • Scored 14 points and dished a season-high 7 assists, with 0 turnovers, in the win over Saint Joe's (1/29). His 7 assists also sets a new career high.
  • In the win versus VCU (2/26), tallied 21 points / 6 rebounds / 3 assists / 1 turnover, and shot a critical 7-8 from the line, including 5-6 in the game's final minute to ice it. The 7 FTMs and 8 FTAs were both season highs.
  • Wore out down the stretch? Season average of 33.5 Minutes per Game was highest on the team, and the highest in his three seasons. Shooting percentage faded in the season's final 12 games. Last 12 games: .283, last 8: .263, last 3: .182.

2018-19 Sophomore year

  • Averaged 11.8 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest, starting in all 32 games.
  • Led the Minutemen in scoring eight times.
  • Scored 20 or more points seven times.
  • Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 in three-point field goal percentage (38.1).
  • Poured in 21 points in a season-opening 83-75 win over UMass Lowell (11/6).
  • Dished out a new career-high five assists in win over Arkansas Pine Bluff (11/19).
  • Hit 5 threes for his 15 points in the comeback win at Providence (12/7).
  • Scored 22 on 7-of-10 from the field and 6-of-9 from three in win over Rhode Island (1/27).
  • Averaged 20.6 points per game during a five-game league span (2/6-2/23), including 26 (new career high) with six three-pointers at George Mason (2/13) and 21 with the game-winning shot against Saint Joseph’s (2/23).
  • Set a new career high in field goals with 10 in the George Mason game (2/13).
  • Dropped in 21 points in the home finale against Rhode Island (3/9).
  • Hauled in a career-high seven boards in the Atlantic 10 Tournament against George Washington (3/13).

2017-18 Freshman year

Roster photo 2017-18

  • Made appearances in all 33 games, starting in 22.
  • Averaged 31.2 minutes, and 12.4 points per game.
  • Put up outstanding 3-point shooting numbers. His 92 makes were a UMass freshman record, 7th-most for any Minuteman in a single season, and tied for 4th among all NCAA D1 freshman. Percentage of .472 was 5th-best in all of NCAA D1, and Pierre was the only freshman in the top 60.9)
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (1/15).
  • Totaled a season-high five rebounds at South Carolina (12/2) where he put up 12 points and two steals.
  • Got his first career start versus Holy Cross (12/6), putting up 9 points and 3 rebounds in 23 minutes.
  • Came off the bench for the next three games, but became a permanent starter for the Maine game (12/22). Responded by putting up 25 points for a new season/career high, shooting 9-13 from the field and 7-9 from 3.
  • Averaged 36.0 minutes per game, from the Maine game thru the end of the season. Tallied 5 games with 39+ minutes.
  • Tied his high 25 point mark against La Salle (1/10) in their first match-up, and sank 10-of-16 shots.
  • Put up a career-high four assists twice, first at La Salle (1/20) during their second match-up and again against Dayton (2/3) where he spent 44 minutes on the court.
  • Scored 21 at Saint Joe's (2/10), including 5-9 shooting from 3.
  • Tallied his highest three-point percentage on a perfect 4-of-4 (1.000) against George Mason (2/24).
  • Put up 15 points with three three-point field goals to help push UMass past Duquesne (3/3).
  • Scored in double figures in 15 of the 18 Atlantic 10 conference games.
  • Tallied 11 points, 6 rebounds (season/career high) to help UMass advance past La Salle in the A-10 Tournament (3/7).

Statistics

Through completion of the 2019-20 season.

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
SeasonGPGSMinAvgFGFGA%FGFGA%FTFTA%OffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStPtsAvg
2017-183322103131.2141318.44392195.4723644.818964732.2690353292141012.4
2018-19323298030.6132328.40282215.3813347.7021853712.2720453031437911.8
2019-203131103833.5125335.37375224.3354958.84522821043.4560492912137412.1
Career9685304931.8398981.406249634.393118149.792491992482.61970129911356116312.1

Game logs from Sports Reference
Career bests from RealGM.com

Pre-UMass

High School

  • Coached by Bill Loughnane at Boston College High School
  • Averaged 22 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots per game as he led Boston College High School to the 2017 Catholic Conference title
  • Ranked 22nd in the Massachusetts Class of 2017 and 77th overall in the New England Class of 2017 by New England Recruiting Report
  • Member of the Boston Herald Dream Team
  • Won the Catholic Conference League MVP Award in 2017 and was a two-time conference all-star selection
  • Finished his BC High career as a 1,000-point scorer
  • Played AAU basketball for Metro Boston
pierre_carl.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/12 10:36 by mikeuma