Carrier signs with Eastern New Mexico   

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Men's basketball player signs with Eastern New Mexico Irvine Valley sophomore men's basketball player Max Carrier has signed with Division II Eastern New Mexico, according to Laser Coach Jerry Hernandez.

Carrier, a 6-7 post player, was selected at Irvine Valley's most valuable player this past season and earned honorable mention all-Orange Empire Conference honors.
He averaged 10.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals per game. Carrier also shot 53.6 percent from the field.
Eastern New Mexico finished with a record of 10-16 overall this past season.
"We are extremely excited to have Max as a Greyhound," said Eastern New Mexico Coach Andrew Helton. "He will fill a huge need on our team. He is a physical, skilled inside player who was a key player on a very good team at Irvine Valley College."
Carrier helped lead one of the best ever teams at IVC. The team made its first ever trip to the state tournament, finished second in one of the top conference's in the state and won the second-most games (26-5) in school history.
Irvine Valley was also ranked in the top five in the state for most of the season.
Prior to IVC, Carrier played for one season at perennial NJCAA powerhouse The College of Southern Idaho. While playing for the Golden Eagles, he shot 63.4 percent from the floor and guided the team to a 22-9 overall record.
Carrier prepped at Rancho Verde High and garnered all-league, all-Riverside County and all-CIF honors his senior year after helping lead the Mustangs to a CIF-IIA title in 2008.

Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  5/6/2010
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