Carey averaged 17.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game this season for the Blue Devils. In 31 games this season, VCJ posted 15 double-doubles, while shooting 59 percent on his 2-point attempts. Carey slammed home 47 dunks this season, too.
— Chris Clark (@ChrisClark_) March 30, 2020
Carey led the Blue Devils with a 30.3 percent usage rate; he also drew 7.9 fouls per 40 minutes, which ranked No. 3 in the nation. A true interior presence, Carey averaged 7.5 post-up points per game on 53.2 percent shooting, according to Synergy Sports.
NABC Freshmen of the Year winners:
2018 – Marvin Bagley
2019 – Zion Williamson
2020 – Vernon Carey
No pressure, next year's Duke guys
— Ben Swain (@TheBenSwain) March 30, 2020