Theodore "Blue" Edwards rewrote the East Carolina basketball record books in his two seasons with the Pirates. During the 1988-89 season, he became the only East Carolina player to garner Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player-of-the-Year honors. That season he finished sixth in the nation in scoring, averaging 26.7 points per game.
Edwards set numerous records during the 1988-89 season including: most points scored in a single-season (773), most field goal attempts in a game (32), most field goals made in a single-season (297) and most free throws made in a single-season (154).
Edwards had 11 games with 30 or more points in his two-year career at ECU. He was selected in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz with the 21st overall pick. He spent 10 years in the NBA and averaged 10.8 points per game in 704 games played.