Full Name: Markus Gregory Carr
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185
Birthdate: July 20, 1979 (Sun Valley, CA)
High School: Palmdale HS (Palmdale, CA)
College: Cal State Northridge
Finished four-year career as Cal State Northridge’s all-time leader in assists (767) and steals (252), and fifth on the all-time scoring list with 1173 points. Played in 119 games, starting 109 times. Ranks in the Top Ten in numerous single-season and career categories in the Matador record book. Was a three-time All-Conference selection.
As a senior, averaged 16.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 5.3 assists. Started 25 of 28 games. Led the conference in assists and steals (2.8) and ranked third in scoring. Scored 20 or more points in nine games. Scored career-high 31 points at UC Irvine on Jan. 19. Notched 30 points against Nevada in season opener on Nov. 17. Just missed a triple-double with a 12 point, 11 assist, and seven steal performance against UC Irvine on Feb. 14. Tallied a season-high 12 assists to go along with 15 points against Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 24. Set a school and Big West Conference record with 11 steals against Dominican University on Nov. 20. Named to the All-Big West Conference First Team.
As a junior, averaged 8.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 8.9 assists. Started all 32 games. Led the team, Big Sky Conference, and nation in assists. Assist total of 286 set school and Big Sky Conference single-season record. Scored 13 points and dished out 12 assists in win over Eastern Washington on Mar. 1 clinching the Big Sky Conference title. Scored seven points, grabbed four rebounds, and dished out eight assists in a 78-74 upset victory over UCLA on Nov. 21. Scored 16 points and dished out 10 assists versus USC on Dec. 5. Hit a school-record 32 consecutive free throws. Recorded 10 assists against Kansas in the NCAA Tournament. Named to the Big Sky All-Conference First Team.
As a sophomore, averaged 9.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 6.9 assists. Started 29 of 30 games. Led team and finished 13th in the nation in assists per game. Ranked second in the conference in assists and steals (2.1). Led Cal State Northridge in the Big Sky Tournament with 42 points (14.0 average). Scored a season-high 21 points at Northern Arizona on Feb. 12. Was named All-Conference Big Sky.
As a freshman, averaged 6.2 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 4.4 assists. Started 23 of 29 games. Led team in assists and finished second in steals (1.8). Dished out at least two assists in all but three games. Set season-high of 13 assists against Sacramento State on Jan. 20. Had best assist-to-turnover ratio on the team at 1.8.
Sat out the 1997-98 season due to a torn anterior cruiciate ligament in his left knee. Granted a medical redshirt