We will count down the remaining days until WCU basketball tips off at Wright State in Dayton, Ohio on November 7th. In this season's countdown, we will meet the coaches and team members as we countdown.
6 Days until Tip-off
#3 Carlos Dotson
Height/Weight: 6'7" 265
Hometown: Riverdale, Md.
High School: Dorman (S.C.) HS
Last College: Central Florida Community College
Prior to Western Carolina: Junior transfer from Central Florida Community College who has two seasons of eligibility remaining at WCU ... Began his collegiate career at Anderson University, playing in four games back in 2015-16 where he averaged 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds per game ... Transferring to Central Florida, the strong post played in 32 games in 2016-17 for the Patriots, averaging 13.3 points and 7.8 rebounds per game on 60.3-percent shooting from the field ... Posted 22 double-digit scoring games with 20-or-more points four times including a season-best 33 points against Santa Fe ... Pulled down double-digit rebounds nine times including eight-or-more in 13 games, charting 13 double-doubles ...Selected to play in the NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star game played in Las Vegas, Nev., in mid-May 2018, scoring eight points on 3-of-6 shooting in just over 15 minutes of court time;
High School: Originally from Riverdale, Md., p[layed prep basketball at Dorman High in Spartanburg, S.C., where he was a two-time all-region, as well as first team all-area and earned an all-state selection ... As a senior, he helped guide the Cavaliers to a 20-5 record, averaging 13 points and 10 rebounds per game, capturing a spot on the North-South All-Star game roster where he scored 14 points – three in the closing moments to send the game into overtime.
Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations
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