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Andre Cornelius
45 Andre Cornelius
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Victory Christian

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 172

Position:
Guard

Andre Cornelius enters his third season with the Patriots and is a returning starter in the backcourt... Is a superb passer and can hit the jumper when left alone... Can penetrate the lane and find the open player.

2009-10: Has scored in double figures 12 times... Had 17 points and four assists in season opener against Liberty... Had 13 points off thebench against Villanova.. Scored 11 points in 22 minutes against Georgia Tech... Played a team-high 33 minutes against Indiana scoring nine points and playing standout defense... Had 11 points and three assists while playing a career-high 35 minutes at UNCW... Tied for the team lead in scoring with 14 points against Georgia State including 4 of 6 from 3-point range... Tied then-career high with 19 points at James Madison on 7 of 9 shooting... Followed that up with 18 points on 7 of 13 shooting at Hofstra... Led the team with 13 points at Old Dominion... Had 16 points including 14 in the first half at Delaware... Set career highs with 28 points, nine rebounds and four steals against Fairfield in the CIT... Was 9 of 13 from the field in that game including 6 of 10 from 3-point range... Led the CAA in 3-point shooting going 55 of 127 from behind the arc, a 43.3 shooting percentage.

2008-09: As a freshman played in every game and made three starts for the Patriots, finished the season sixth on the team in minutes, seventh in scoring, fourth in assists and fourth in 3-pointers... Averaged 5.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 40 percent from the field in just 18.8 minutes of action per game... Led or tied for the team lead in assists five times... Had career-high five assists twice with the first time coming in first collegiate game at Vermont (11/15)... Scored in double figures five times with a career-high 19 points at East Carolina (11/22)... Against ECU, was 7 of 12 from the field and 5 of 7 from 3-point range to go with career-high four rebounds and two assists in first college game in his home state... Scored in double figures in back-to-back games with 12 against Ohio (11/29) and 10 at Liberty (12/1)... Played career-high 29 minutes at Liberty... Scored in double figures with four assists in 101-60 win over UNC Wilmington (1/3)... Tied career highs with four rebounds and five assists against James Madison (1/17)... Scored 12 points on 5 of 7 shooting at Penn State (3/17) in N.I.T.

High School: Earned varsity letters in basketball at Victory Christian in Charlotte... As a senior, was named All-State and was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Capital Classic and Dell Curry Shootout... Increased scoring and assist per game average every season of his high school career... Scored 17 ppg as a freshman, 22 ppg as a sophomore, 25 ppg as a junior and 30 ppg as a senior... Assist averaged went from 3 apg as a freshman to 6 apg as a sophomore, 7 apg as a junior and 8 apg as a senior... Was named the top point guard recruit in the CAA by Rivals.com and was ranked 64th in the nation by Prep Stars... Was a National Association of Christian Athletes All-American and was the Most Outstanding Player of the Division I Boys Basketball national championship as a junior.

Personal: Born February 22, 1989... Parents are Teresa and Andre Cornelius... Has two older siblings... A 2008 graduate of Victory Christian... Member of the A-B Honor Roll... Also recruited by N.C. State, Clemson, South Carolina and Kansas State... Major is Sports Management.

CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 28, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10) REB: 9, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10) FG: 9, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10) 3-PT FG: 6, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10) FT: 5, vs. Liberty (11/13/09) ASSISTS: 5, three times, last vs. William & Mary (2/16/10) STEALS: 4, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10) BLOCKS: 1, twice, last at Towson (1/7/09) MINUTES: 39, vs. Fairfield (3/16/10)

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