Charlton "C.Y." Young
CHARLTON YOUNG Men’s Basketball, 1989-93
A three-time All-Conference selection at point guard in two different leagues (Trans America Athletic: 1990-91, 1991-92; Southern: 1992-93)... also earned All-Tournament Team honors in both circuits and was named MVP in 1992 (TAAC)... guided Georgia Southern to the NCAA Tournament in 1992 (vs. Oklahoma State) after winning TAAC regular season and tournament in resounding fashion (25-6 record)... stands seventh all-time in scoring with 1,517 points... currently holds the career mark in 3-point FG percentage (40.9%)... also ranks second in free throw percentage (78.1%) and assists (530), and third in career 3-point FG made (241)... ranks high in other career categories - field goals made (8th, 533), field goals attempted (8th, 1,166), 3-point field goals attempted (4th, 589) and steals (4th, 162)... began his coaching career after his 1994 graduation, working on the Auburn, Northeastern, Jacksonville, Chattanooga and Georgia Tech staffs... helped lead the Mocs to the 2005 Southern Conference tournament title and NCAA tournament as associate head coach... current head coach of the Men's Basketball team at THE Georgia Southern University, taking over the reins of the Eagle program in April 2009.
- Category: Athletics Hall of Fame
- Published on Thursday, 03 July 2008 00:12