Chris Charles
Chris Charles

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Crispus Attucks

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 222

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
02/23/1981

Experience:
3L

A lean big man capable of making jumpers from 15 feet ... Good hands ... Runs the floor exceptionally well ... Must improve his upper body strength.

Career Statistics: Saw action in 91 games as a Wildcat ... Pulled down 167 career rebounds, averaging 1.8 rebounds per game ... Scored 169 total points ... Blocked 45 shots ... Also recorded 15 steals and 11 assists.

2005-2006: Has played in 21 games with one start ... Averages 5.1 minutes per game ... Contributing 1.3 points and 1.2 rebounds per outing ... Played seven minutes against Monmouth on Mar. 17 in first round of NCAA Tournament ... Scored two points and had two rebounds ... Went 2-3 for four points in Big East Tournament loss to Pittsburgh ... Netted four points in eight minutes of a 92-82 victory over Syracuse on Mar. 5 ... Had a slam dunk and two free throws in the win ... Started on senior night on March 1 against St. John's ... Scored two points and grabbed four rebounds in 11 minutes ... Saw 10 minutes of action against DePaul on Feb. 11 and finished with two points and three rebonds ... The points came on a fastbreak slam dunk in the first half ... Played one minute in a 72-67 win over Marquette on Feb. 4 ... Scored two points and grabbed three rbounds in a 98-57 win over La Salle on Dec. 22 ... Added three points, five rebounds and a pair of blocked shots in a 90-77 win over Longwood on Dec. 10 in Atlantic City ... Contributed six points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in an 86-57 win over Rider on Nov. 30 ... Underwent surgery in October to repair a fracture in his left wrist ... Returned to practice with his hand wrapped on Nov. 20 and made his first appearance of 2005-06 with two points and two rebounds in 10 minutes of a 84-47 win over Lehigh on Nov. 27.

2004-05: Appeared in 18 regular season games and made four starts ... Contributed two points and two rebounds in a 79-58 win over Seton Hall on March 2 ... Came off the bench in the second half to score four points and grab four rebounds in an 89-51 win over Bucknell on Feb. 15 ... Blocked a shot late in the second half in a 65-60 win over Notre Dame on Jan. 26 ... The block ultimately resulted in an Allan Ray 3-point field goal ... Contributed two points and two blocked shots in 13 minutes of an 83-62 win over Kansas on Jan. 22 ... Played nine minutes, scoring two points with one blocked shot of a 67-66 loss to Boston College ... Scored three points and collected two rebounds in nine minutes of an 84-46 win over West Virginia on Jan. 5 ... Came off the bench to provide five points in just three minutes in a 81-62 win over Middle Tennessee State on Dec. 27 ... Contributed eight points and five rebounds in 13 minutes during a 70-50 win over Monmouth on Dec. 7 ... Earned a start in the season opener and contributed four points, five rebounds and three blocked shots in a 66-41 win over UMBC on Nov. 23.

2003-04: Performed as a frontcourt reserve most of the year, often spelling Jason Fraser in the middle ... Put forth 13 solid minutes in relief of Fraser in a 73-63 victory over Virginia in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on March 20 ... Appeared in all three of VU's Big East Tournament games ... Contribiued two points and two rebounds in seven minutes of a 69-66 Big East quarterfinal round win over No. 17 Providence ...Chipped in with two points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in a 59-45 loss at No. 6 Pittsburgh on March 6 ... Contributed one point, three rebounds and one steal in a 75-74 overtime loss to Connecticut on Feb. 28 at the Wachovia Center ... Added six points and four rebounds in 10 minutes of a 100-74 loss to Providence on Feb. 11 ... Enjoyed a strong effort off the bench on Jan. 25 at Miami, scoring five points and collecting five rebounds in 21 minutes ... Also lent a hand in defending Darius Rice ... Grabbed three boards and dished out one assist at Kansas on Jan. 2 ... Contributed three blocks and six rebounds in a 74-55 victory over Northeastern on Dec. 12 ... Established new career highs in both outings at November's Maui Invitational ... Scored eight points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked five shots in a 52-49 loss to Chaminade on Nov. 24 ... Added a season-high 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in a 67-66 loss to Ohio State on Nov. 26 ... Completed three game suspension for his role in the telelphone access code scandal on Nov. 25.

2002-03: Spent the season as a redshirt but practiced regularly with the club.

2001-02: Sidelined by an irregular heartbeat for season finale at Temple on March 22 ... It was the same issue that kept him out of the lineup for the season's first six games ... Earned a spot in the rotation after notching a DNP on Feb. 5 vs. Miami ... Provided his most consistent production of the season from that point forward ... Missed five weeks in November and early December due to an irregular heartbeat ... Enjoyed his best game as a collegian on March 3, with six points and four rebounds in a 77-62 win over St. John's at the Pavilion ... Set a career high with five rebounds in a 83-72 win over Georgetown on Feb. 16 ... Played fifteen minutes, one short of his career high in a 58-57 win over UCLA on Feb. 9 ... Scored five points in 10 minutes of an 84-77 win over Virginia Tech on Jan. 30 ... Established a new career high with five points in a 76-58 loss at Miami on Jan. 24 ... Grabbed four rebounds in 10 minutes against Boston College on Jan. 9 ... Gained his first career start in 67-44 win over Delaware State ... Collected four rebounds in nine minutes ... Made his college debut with four points in 76-54 win over Stony Brook on Dec. 11.

CRISPUS ATTUCKS YOUTH BUILD Spent three seasons playing for head coach Isiah Anderson at the York, Pa., school ... Did not play organized prep basketball as a senior after the school elected to de-emphasize the program ... Averaged 11 points and seven rebounds as a junior on a squad that captured the national prep school chamionship in 1999-00 ... Briefly attended Milford (Conn.) Academy in the fall of 1999 before returning to Crispus Attucks after Milford closed its dormitories for safety reasons ... He transferred back to Crispus Attucks to complete his studies.

PERSONAL Born 2/23/81 in Milwaukee ... A communication major ... Parents are Linda Charles and Anthony Turner ... Has one brother, Langston Hughes, age five ... Signed his national letter of intent on May 15, 2001 making him the first signee of the Jay Wright era at Villanova.

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