Friday , Jul , 22 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Krauser heading back to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) – Carl Krauser announced Friday that he will
return to Pittsburgh for his senior season.

The point guard declared for the 2005 NBA Draft, but did not sign with an
agent and removed his name from the entry list when it was clear he would
likely not be a first-round pick.

Krauser, who considered not returning to the Panthers to play professionally
in Europe, led Pittsburgh in scoring (16.0 ppg), assists (5.9 apg), three-
pointers made (54), steals (51) and free-throw percentage (75 percent) last

He also topped the 1,000-point mark in his career, becoming just the fifth
player in school history to score at least 1,000 points and hand out 400
assists in a career.

Krauser has averaged 12.3 points, 4.4 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game in
his collegiate career.

In three seasons at Pittsburgh, Krauser has helped guide the Panthers to a
79-19 overall record, which includes a 36-12 mark in Big East play. The
Panthers also captured two Big East regular season championships, one
conference tournament title and three berths into the NCAA Tournament that
included a pair of trips to the Sweet 16.