Cooley led the Friars to their fourth consecutive NCAA Tourney appearance.
Emmitt Holt led the Friars with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
Kyron Cartwright led three Friars in double figures with 15 points.
Both players have helped the Friars post a 20-11 mark this season.
Cartwright is the sixth Friar all-time to earn the honor.
Check out out the USATSI photo gallery from the NCAA First Four game against USC.
BIG EAST Tournament - March 9, 2017
March 4, 2017
USATSI Gallery - Providence @ No. 23 Creighton
Providence vs. Seton Hall Men's Basketball, 2/8/17
2015-16: Scored eight points and made six assists versus Illinois (11/18/15)...Registered four points and four assists versus No. 11 Arizona (11/27/15)...Scored two points and grabbed one rebound at Rhode Island (12/5/15)...Registered nine points, four assists, and four rebounds versus Boston College (12/9/15)...Scored six points and recorded three assists versus Bryant (12/12/15)...
Scored 13 points and added nine assists versus Rider (12/19/15)...Scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds versus St. John's (1/2/16)...Registered two points, five rebounds and three assists at Creighton (1/12/16)...Scored 10 points, added four assists and made three steals versus Seton Hall (1/16/16)...Scored 13 points, had two assists, and one rebound versus Butler (1/19/16)...Scored 13 points and recorded three assists at No. 4/4 Villanova (1/24/16)...Scored seven points, grabbed five rebounds, and had two assist versus No. 7/8 Xavier (1/26/16)...Scored six points, recorded six assists and grabbed three rebounds at Georgetown (1/30/16)...Scored 10 points, added six assists, grabbed five rebounds and made three steals at DePaul (2/2/16)...Grabbed six rebounds, had eight assists and made three steals versus No. 3/4 Villanova (2/16/16)...Registered seven assists, two points, two steals, and one rebound at Marquette (2/10/16)...Scored six points, grabbed one rebounds, and had one assist at No. 8/7 Xavier (2/17/16)...Scored seven points, grabbed six rebounds and made five assists at Seton Hall (2/25/16)...Scored 16 points and recorded eight assists versus DePaul (2/27/16)...Scored six points, grabbed six rebounds, had five assists and tallied two steals versus Creighton (3/2/16)...Scored seven points and had six assists at St. John's (3/5/16)...Scored 14 points while shooting 6-10 from the field versus No. 3/2 Villanova (3/11/16)...Scored 10 points, added six assists, two rebounds, and one steal in the NCAA First Round game versus Southern California (3/17/16)...Scored seven points, grabbed three rebounds, and had one assist in the NCAA Second Round game versus North Carolina (3/19/16)...
2014-15: Started his first game with the Friars and scored eight points, recorded five assists and grabbed three rebounds versus Albany (11/15/14)...Scored six points, had five assists and two steals versus Binghamton (11/17/14)...Registered six assists versus Navy (11/20/14)...Scored eight points and had seven assists versus Yale (11/28/14)...Scored nine points versus Brown (12/8/14)...Recorded seven assists versus Rhode Island (12/10/14)...Registered a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists versus Stony Brook (12/13/14)...Scored four points versus Xavier (1/22/15)...Scored 11 points and was 5-5 from the field versus DePaul (1/29/15)...Scored five points, grabbed four rebounds and registered three assists versus Seton Hall (2/14/15)...Scored six points and recorded four assists at DePaul (2/18/15)...Scored 12 points, grabbed four rebounds and had three assists at Villanova (2/14/15)...Recorded seven assists versus Marquette (3/1/15)...Scored five points versus #21 Butler (3/7/15)...Scored 5 points and had two assists versus Dayton in the NCAA Second Round (3/20/15).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Compton High School in Compton, Calif. from 2012-14….Played varsity basketball for Coach Tony Thomas at Compton…Averaged 12 points and seven assists in 2013 and 18 points and nine assists in 2014…Earned First Team All-Moore League and Daily Breeze All-Area honors in 2013 and 2014…Led Compton High School to a 20-11 mark in 2013 and 25-8 mark in 2014…Ranked No. 45 for his position by ESPN.
Name: Kyron Nahshon Cartwright
Birthdate: June 6, 1996
Family: Son of Anthony Cartwright and Jenise Henderson-Cartwright…Has one brother, Bryce, who played basketball at Iowa
Favorite Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite Athlete: Jeremy Lamb
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