Kenneth Faried surpassed Tim Duncan's Division I record for most rebounds by a player to start his career since 1973, when freshmen became eligible to compete on the varsity level.
Most Career Rebounds, Since 1973
Kenneth Faried, Morehead
Tim Duncan, Wake Forest
Derrick Coleman, Syracuse
Malik Rose, Drexel
Ralph Sampson, Virginia
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Kenneth Faried broke Tim Duncan's modern-era NCAA Division I career rebounding record and Morehead State edged Indiana State 71-65 Saturday in a BracketBusters game.Faried finished with 12 rebounds, giving him 1,576, six more than Duncan collected while at Wake Forest from 1994-97. The 6-foot-8 senior also scored 17 points to lead the Eagles (21-8), who have won nine straight.Dwayne Lathan led the Sycamores (15-13) with 25 points and 11 rebounds.Morehead State fell behind 5-0 before taking the lead for good with a 10-0 run. The Eagles went into halftime up 31-26 and held on after making just three field goals in the final 7 minutes. Terrance Hill added 15 points for Morehead State.The NCAA's modern era began after 1973, when freshman were permitted to play.