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Cam Carr is “ready for second jump” at Tennessee Basketball, according to scout

Cam Carr is “ready for second jump” at Tennessee Basketball, according to scout

Cam Carr is “ready for second jump” at Tennessee Basketball, according to scout
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Tennessee Volunteers winger Cam Carr is one of the most promising players on the Vols’ roster for the 2024-25 season, giving cause for even more optimism this summer.

Carr was one of 14 players who attended the Jayson Tatum Elite Camp over the weekend, an event to which only 15 college wingers were invited. The 6-foot-5, wiry winger turned heads at the event.

“Tennessee’s Cameron Carr looked ready to make a sophomore jump at the Tatum Elite Camp,” Draft Express scout Jon Chepkevich posted on X. “He appears to be in incredible shape, with steely shoulders, long arms and a wiry, strong frame. He was responsible for some of the camp’s most memorable highlights, hammering home several impressive dunks.”

In addition to Cam Carr, Duke’s Isaiah Evans and Kon Knueppel, Kansas’ AJ Storr and Rylan Griffen, UConn’s Jayden Ross, Arkansas’ Adou Theiro, North Carolina’s Drake Powell, Xavier’s Dailyn Swain, Purdue’s Fletcher Loyer, Iowa State’s Milan Momcliovich, Alabama’s Jarin Stevenson and Yale’s John Poulakidas also attended the camp.

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Carr is coming off his freshman season, in which he played just 4.3 minutes per game and averaged 1.6 points. The Minnesota native had some promising moments in key games, including against Kentucky when he threw an alley oop to Josiah-Jordan James and in the Sweet 16 against Creighton when he hit a three-pointer from the corner late in the first half.

But while Carr was buried in the rankings behind wingers Dalton Knecht, Jahmai Mashack and James in his first season, he will have much easier opportunities to get playing time in his second season as Knecht and James move on to professional basketball.

Mashack, Carr, Jordan Gainey and Chaz Lanier, who transferred from North Florida, are the four players most likely to play on the wing for Tennessee basketball in the 2024-25 season. Who all can step in and help replace Knecht’s performance will be crucial to how successful Tennessee basketball will be next season.