Carlton Geathers
Carlton Geathers

RS Junior

Georgetown, S.C.

High School:
Carvers Bay

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 255



2012-13 (R-sophomore)
Missed the entire season due to a knee injury suffered during the summer of 2012.

2011-12 (R-freshman)
Saw action in 28 contests with one start on the year ... Averaged 1.0 point, 1.5 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 7.8 minutes per game ... In SEC play, averaged 0.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game ... In first career contest, collected six rebounds and tallied four points in season opener vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 11) ... Swatted a game-high and career high three blocks against Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 22) ... Blocked three shots vs. Providence (Dec. 1), matching a season high ... Tallied four points, two rebounds and dished his first career assist in win over SC State (Jan. 3) ... Saw action at No. 2 Kentucky (Jan. 7) ... Collected first two steals of his career vs. Vanderbilt (Jan. 10) ... Earned first career start at Vanderbilt (Feb. 22), scored two points and collected two rebounds.

Redshirted. Did not see game action.

Pre-South Carolina
Two-year letterwinner at Carvers Bay High School for coach Jeff Mezzatesta ... Averaged 10 points, eight rebounds and five blocks during senior season ... Helped lead prep squad to Lower State Championship Game in 2010 ... First Division I men's basketball signee in Carvers Bay history ... Only played two seasons of organized high school basketball.

Son of Lucretia Manning and Carl Geathers ... Lists his favorite place on campus as the Russell House, and the one food he would never be able to give up is chicken ... Favorite NBA team is the LA Lakers, with Kobe Bryant listed as his favorite professional basketball player ... Major is sociology ... Is the cousin of former Gamecock football standout Clifton Geathers ... Cousins Kwame Geathers and Robert Geathers Jr., played football at Georgia, cousins Clayton and Jarvis Geathers played football at UCF, another cousin, Jeremy, played defensive end at UNLV.