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Originally published: 2013-07-11 11:02:45
Last modified: 2013-07-11 11:03:29

Former ASU guard collapses on court

Former Appalachian State basketball player Omar Carter is in a medically induced coma after suffering a heart attack in a pro-am game in Charlotte Tuesday night, according to a media report.

WRAL-TV in Raleigh reported that according to Carter's agent, the former ASU player is "doing better" after collapsing during a game Tuesday.

Carter, 25,  led the Mountaineers in scoring his final two seasons with the team. He averaged 11.7 points per game in his senior season in 2011-12, and 16.3 points per game in his junior season in 2011-12.

Carter played this past season for Limeira, Brazil, where he averaged 11.8 points per game in 30 games.

Carter, a Charlotte native, was the Big South Freshman of the Year before transferring to Appalachian State. He attended Charlotte Christian High School.