Carlton Fay
    Carlton Fay

    Hennepin, Ill.

    High School:
    Putnam County

    Senior Manager


    Finished his playing career ranked 27th all-time at SIU in scoring with 1,165 points. Serving as the team's senior manager during the 2013-14 season while he completes his undergraduate degree requirements.

    2010-11 Season
    *NABC District 16 Second Team
    *Honorable Mention All-Conference
    Led the team in scoring and ranked 8th in the league (12.7 ppg)...Ranked 3rd in the MVC in scoring (15.4 ppg) in conference games...Scored in double figures 21 times...Had a 33-point outing vs. Illinois State on Jan. 9...Led the team and ranked 3rd in the MVC in free throw shooting (.852)...Hit the game-winning shots with two seconds remaining vs. UNI on Jan. 1, and 12 seconds left vs. Illinois State on Jan. 9...Finished his career as the 12th-leading scorer in home games in school history.

    2009-10 Season
    * MVC Player of the Week on Nov. 16
    In the last four games, he averaged 20.3 points...In that span, he made 28-of-43 shots from the field (.651) and 19-of-21 from the free throw line (.905)...Recorded a 38-point outing versus Western Michigan on Feb. 20 -- the most points by a Saluki player since Troy Hudson scored 39 points at Indiana State on Feb. 21, 1996...Salukis were 12-6 when he scored in double figures...Ranked 10th in the MVC in 3-point shooting (.381) and 14th in scoring (12.0)...After the season, played nine games with Reach USA all-star team on a trip to China in June of 2010 and averaged 7.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, while shooting 53.2 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from 3-point.

    2008-09 Season
    * MVC Most-Improved Team
    Started every game and finished second on the team in scoring (10.4 ppg) and 21st in the MVC...8th in the MVC in free throw shooting (.794)...Named the MVP of the 2K Sports Classic Carbondale Regional after leading the team in scoring in both games...Scored double figures in 19 of the team's 31 games.

    2007-08 Season
    Played in every game and was a key member of the four-man front court rotation...Had a career-high 11 points against Bradley...Drew three charges versus Missouri State and led the team in charges taken.

    High School
    Averaged 23.6 ppg and 12.0 rpg as a senior and led his team to 30 wins and the Class A Elite 8..."e school's career leader in scoring (2,129 points) and rebounding (1,125 rebounds)... His 748 points and 390 rebounds as a senior were single-season school records... A consensus first-team all-state selection...Finished fourth in the balloting for the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award given by the Chicago Tribune and the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (award was won by Memphis recruit Derrick Rose)..."e Chicago Sun-Times Class A Player of the Year... Recorded a career-high 26 rebounds in the team's regional-title victory over Princeton... Averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds as a junior and led Putnam County to a 27-5 record and the sectional finals...Named Peoria Journal-Star Player of the Year as both a junior and senior... Played all four seasons for the varsity club...Had a career field-goal percentage of 60.8 percent.

    Dawg Bites
    Was given the nickname "Big Country" because he comes from a county that doesn't have any fast-food restaurants...Son of Harold and Amy Fay...Father is a contractor and mother is a banker...His dad, who stands 6-foot-4, helped lead Putnam County to the Class A state finals in 1981...Has two brothers, Kevin (a senior) and Harold (seventh grade), who also play at Putnam County... Played AAU ball for the Illinois Wolves and teamed with St. Joseph signees Evan Turner and Demetri McCamey...Born October 1, 1988 in Peoria, Ill.

    Fay, Carlton

    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 33-0 361/10.9 28-74 .378 14-46 .304 8-13 .615 19-42 61 1.8 61-0 9 20 4 10 78/2.4 2008-09 31-31 808/26.1 107-254 .421 30-96 .313 77-97 .794 46-96 142 4.6 89-3 24 41 9 14 321/10.4 2009-10 30-25 819/27.3 129-263 .490 43-113 .381 58-68 .853 27-75 102 3.4 87-1 29 39 3 12 359/12.0 2010-11 32-32 923/28.8 135-329 .410 33-113 .292 104-122 .852 32-96 128 4.0 80-1 21 56 9 14 407/12.7 TOTAL 126-88 2911/23.1 399-920 .434 120-368 .326 247-300 .823 124-309 433 3.4 317-5 83 156 25 50 1165/9.2

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