Former Florida Tech men’s basketball star Chris Carter has signed a professional contract with the Rostock Seawolves.
The Seawolves, based in Rostock, Germany, were a regular opponent of Carter’s previous team, NINERS Chemnitz, in the German Pro-A Basketball League, which is the second division of professional basketball in the country.
Carter just finished his fifth professional season and second stint with Chemnitz in 2019-20, averaging 9.7 points, 5.1 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game. He helped lead the team to a league-best 25-2 record before the season was cut short due to COVID-19. Carter was also a member of Chemnitz for the 2016-17 campaign and held a scoring average of 12.7 points per game to go along with 5.9 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game.
Carter already has experience leading a team to a championship during his professional career. Previous to his most recent stint with Chemnitz, the Port St. Lucie native was a member of Rasta Vechta, also of the Pro-A league, for two seasons in 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Prior to coming to Florida Tech, Carter played for Air Force as a freshman. He played in 23 games for the Falcons, averaging 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game as a role player.
At Tech, he had an even greater impact over his three seasons in Melbourne. He averaged 16.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.3 steals over 85 career games. Florida Tech made the SSC Tournament every year he was a member of the Panthers.
As a sophomore, his first season with the Panthers, Carter was named to the All-SSC Second Team and Newcomer Team after averaging 17.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.9 steals while shooting 45.6% from the field.
During his junior season, Carter scored 20-plus points in 12 games, had eight double-doubles and ranked third in Division II in total assists (214) and assists per game (7.379). He also averaged 17.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a junior.
As a senior, Carter put up 14.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.0 steals per game for the Panthers.