Carper, a 2018 Rampart High School graduate and former Lewis-Palmer High School student, is in his freshman season as a center for the Rainbows. The 7-footer is averaging about 1 point and 1 rebound per game. He scored a season-high 4 points against Utah and Mississippi Valley State. He had a season-high 2 rebounds against Utah and Humboldt State. Carper played three minutes against UCLA and had a block. He enjoyed a stellar prep career for the Rams. He was a three-time letterman at Rampart and finished his career as the state’s all-time leader in field goal percentage at 69.8 percent. As a senior, he helped the Rams to the Class 5A Sweet 16 and an 18-7 record. His father, Chris Carper, played football at Air Force and mother, the former Kim Venik, played basketball at TCU. His grandfather, Harry Venik, played basketball at Iowa.


Scott, a 2016 Lewis-Palmer High School graduate, is in his junior season as a guard with Chattanooga. He has started all 14 games for the Moccasins. The 6-foot-5 Scott is averaging about 7 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist per game. He scored a season-high 17 points vs. Georgia State. He pulled down a season-high 9 rebounds against Jacksonville and 8 against Ole Miss. Prior to Chattanooga, Scott played two years at Otero Junior College. He played in 60 games (57 starts) and led the Rattlers to a 49-14 record over that span. He averaged 10.5 points and 4.3 rebounds for Otero. As a prep, he was a three-year starter and four-year letterman for the Rangers. He was a member of the 2013 Class 4A state championship team. He averaged 17.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists as a senior. Two brothers played collegiately: Josh was an All-Pac 12 performer at Colorado and is now playing professionally in Japan. Jordan just completed his eligibility at Idaho.

- Compiled by Danny Summers

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