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Carsen Edwards Selected To Elite Summer Camps

The Purdue junior is projected to have a monster season in 2018-19.

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Boilermakers guard Carsen Edwards has been selected to attend two elite summer camps as he prepares for a starring role for the Purdue this season Purdue’s Athletic Department reported on July 30th.

The 6-foot, 1-inch combo guard will first travel down to the campus of Wake Forest to take part in Chris Paul’s CP3 Elite Guard camp from August 1-4. Paul will attend and mentor the 20 collegiate players and 30 high schoolers chosen to participate in the three-day event. Past players involved in the camp include Kemba Walker, Steph Curry, and Victor Oladipo.

The next week Edwards will travel to California to take part in the Nike Basketball Academy. This event includes 19 other current college basketball players and some of the top high school players in the country. Past members of the Basketball Academy’s staff include LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and Kevin Love. The camp focuses on the holistic experience of being a basketball player - the mind, body, and game. Standout Penn State guard Lamar Stevens will also attend.

Last season Edwards averaged a team-leading 18.5 points per game last season and is projected to compete for both the Big Ten and National Player of the Year awards.