Corey Fisher
Corey Fisher

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
St. Patrick's (N.J.)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/08/1988

02/05/2011

Villanova vs. West Virginia (Feb. 5, 2011)

Photos from Villanova's game against West Virginia.

VILLANOVA

An electric offensive performer ... Can play either guard position ... A unique combination guard with a knack for scoring ... Also adept at creating shots for teammates ... Finished his career as VU's No. 13 all-time scorer (1,672) and ranks sixth on the school's all-time assists mark (487).

2010-11 Season: Named second team All-Big East ... Was also tabbed a BIG EAST Academic All-Star squad ... Led the Wildcats in scoring at 15.6 points per game and in assists (159-4.8 apg) ... Was one of the group of 20 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard ... Dealt with tendinitis in his right knee that bothered him through much of the final month of the season, though he played in all 33 games.

2010-11 Big East Regular Season: Averaged 15.9 ppg and connected on .378 of his 3-point field goal attempts in conference action ... Scored 22 points in 35 minutes of a 93-72 loss at Notre Dame on Feb. 28 ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Feb. 21 ... Established a new career high with 34 points to go with five rebounds in a 77-75 overtime win at DePaul on Feb. 19 ... His 3-point goal with five seconds left forced the extra period ... Delivered 23 points and a season high 10 assists in the Wildcats' 77-76 loss at Rutgers on Feb. 9 ... Sparked VU with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooring from the field in a 66-50 win over West Virginia on Feb. 5 ... Contributed 17 points, six assists and four steals in a 75-70 win over Marquette on Feb. 2 ...  Scored 15 points to go with four assists and two steals in a 69-66 loss to Georgetown on Jan. 29 ... Tabbed Philadelphia Big Five Player of the Week on Jan. 24 and was also named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll ... Logged a career-best 38 minutes in an 83-72 win at No. 3 Syracuse, scoring 16 points to go with seven assists ... Exploded for a career-best 28 points, nearly carrying VU to a win at No. 8 UConn on Jan. 17 ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds to go with 17 points and five assists in an 88-74 win over Louisville on Jan. 12 ... Scored 20 of his 21 points in the first half to help lead VU to a 72-61 win over No. 24 Cincinnati on Jan. 9 at the Pavilion ... Added 12 points, six assists and five steals in an 83-71 win at USF on Jan. 6 ... Sank 6-of-12 from the field to finish with 19 points and six assists in an 81-65 win over Rutgers on Jan. 2.

2010-11 Highlights: Was twice named to the Big East Conference Honor Roll ... Scored 13 of his 17 points to help Villanova rally past Maryland 74-66 on Jan. 15 at the Wells Fargo Center ... Connected on 8-of-10 from the field for 20 points in a 76-36 win at Monmouth on Dec. 22 ... Named co-Philadelphia Big Five Player of the Week on Dec. 20 ... Sank 7-of-13 from the field for 21 points to help lead VU past Delaware 78-59 ... Dropped in 16 points and added eight assists in VU's 84-81 win at La Salle on Dec. 12 ... Was held out of the starting lineup against Penn on Dec. 8 as a result of a minor disciplinary issue ... Added 14 points to go with eight assists and zero turnovers in a 71-60 win over Saint Joseph's on Dec. 3 ... His 26 points in an 82-70 victory over UCLA in the Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals notched a new career best ... Also tied a career high by sinking 14-of-15 from the free throw line ... Tallied 16 points to go with six rebounds and four assists in an 86-41 win over Lafayette on Nov. 20 ... Contributed 16 points and two assists in an 82-66 triumph over BU to help the Wildcats reach New York in the NIT Season Tip-Off ... Dished out seven assists with zero turnovers and 10 poitns in an 84-47 win over Marist on Nov. 16 ... Matched his career high by scoring 24 points, on 8-of-16 shooting from the field, in a 68-52 triumph over Bucknell on Nov. 12 at the Pavilion.

2009-10 Season: Named first team All-Philadelphia Big Five and third team All-BIG EAST ... Averaged 13.3 points per game and topped the Wildcats with 129 assists (3.9 apg) ... Sank .396 of his 3-point field goal attempts and .770 of his attempts from the free throw line ... Became the 52nd Wildcat to join the 1,000 point club in February (1,158).

2009-10 Big East Regular Season: Averaged 13.8 points and 3.7 assists per outing in conference play ... Was a .409 shooter from beyond the 3-point arc and chipped in with 2.9 rpg ... Helped lead VU to a 92-81 win over Providence on Feb. 13 with 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field ... His 10 field goals were a career high ... Delivered 17 points in VU's 82-75 win at West Virginia on Feb. 8 ... Established a new career high with 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting in a Feb. 6 game at Georgetown ... Scored his 1,000th career point on a free throw at 6:25 of the first half inthe same contest ... His 17 points, on 5-of-7 shooting from the field helped lift VU to a 90-72 win over Notre Dame on Jan. 27 ... Contributed 18 points and three assists in VU's 81-71 win at St. John's on Jan. 23 ... Helped spark a 94-68 win at Rutgers with 15 points, six rebounds and four steals in 28 minutes of activity ... Added 12 points, three rebounds and a pair of steals in a 92-84 win at Louisville on Jan. 11 ... Dropped in 15 points along with six assists, four rebounds and zero turnovers in a 99-72 win over DePaul on Jan. 6.

2009-10 Postseason: Added 16 points and six assists in the `Cats' 80-76 loss to Marquette in the BIG EAST Tournament ... Contributed nine points in the 75-68 loss to St. Mary's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Providence, R.I.

2009-10 Highlights: Sparked the `Cats with 17 points and four assists in a 96-58 win against Fordham on Dce. 19 ... Contributed 14 points and seven assists in a 75-65 loss at Temple on Dec. 13 ... Was outstanding, particularly in the second half, as VU held off Maryland 95-86 at the BB&T Classic ... Finished the night with a season-high 20 points, including 4-of-6 from beyond the 3-point arc ...His 3-point goal with 11:34 left restored VU's lead to six after a Terrapin run had narrowed the gap to three ... Established a new career high with six steals to go with 13 points and four assists in VU's 81-63 win over La Salle at the Pavilion ... Paced the Wildcats with 18 points, including 10-of-12 from the free throw line in a 71-65 victory at Dayton ... Drained all four of his free throws attempted in the final 2:10 when the Flyers had closed to within two points ... Sank 17 points and added six rebounds in a 69-68 victory over George Mason in the first round of the O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-off ... The 14 free throws he converted represented a career high ... Produced 13 points, eight assists and three steals in Villanova's 103-65 Philadelphia Big Five win over Penn at the Pavilion ... Scored 13 points to help the Wildcats to an 84-61 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson at the Pavilion on Nov. 13.

2008-09 Season: Played in all 38 games and made 12 starts ... Named the BIG EAST Conference Sixth Man of the Year ... Averaged 24.3 minutes per game ... Ranked third on the team in scoring at 10.8 points per game ... Also averaged 2.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game ... Had 107 assists with 76 turnovers ... Tied for second on the team with 47 steals ... Shot .429 (127-296) from the field, including .319 (30-94) from three-point range, and .788 (123-156) from the foul line ... Had 23 games scoring in double figures.

2008-09 Big East Regular Season: Started three of 18 Big East games and averaged 11.4 points, 2.4 assists and 1.9 rebounds per contest ... Had 44 assists, 34 turnovers and 19 steals ... Shot .489 (67-137) from the field, .375 (15-40) from three-point range and .760 (57-75) at the foul line.

2008-09 Postseason: In seven games between the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments averaged 10.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to go along with eight steals ... Averaged 10.4 points and 4.2 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament ... The scoring is thanks in large part to going 27-of-33 (.818) at the foul line in five NCAA games ... Sank all seven of his free throws down the stretch to help VU upend Pittsburgh 78-76 to advance to the Final Four.

2008-09 Highlights: Scored a season-high 23 points in a win over Temple on December 29, a game in which he went 7-of-8 (.875) from the field, 4-of-4 from three-point range and 5-of-7 (.714) from the foul line ... Followed that up with 21 points in the next game at Marquette ... Scored 11 points against Cincinnati on February 1 to begin a stretch of eight straight games scoring in double figures ... Had a season-high six assists on three different occasions ... Had 15 points, six rebound and five assists against Niagara on November 19.

2007-08: Appeared in 34 games with 21 starts and ranked third on the team in minutes ... Averaged 9.1 points, 2.7 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Produced 92 assists with 68 turnovers ... Connected on .354 of his attempts from the field (104-294), .331 from three-point range (41-124) and .747 at the foul line (59-79) ... Scored in double figures 14 times, including three games with at least 20 points.

Postseason: Contributed six points with four assists in the regional semifinals against Kansas ... Scored two points with one rebound and one assist in the second round victory over Siena ... Played 27 minutes in win over Clemson and finished with 17 points and four rebounds ... Went 3-of-8 from the field and 9-of-10 from the foul line in that game ... Played eight minutes in both BIG EAST Tournament games and collected two points and two assists in the tournament.

Regular Season: Played in every game after missing the season opener with tendonitis in his knee ... Started 20 of 29 games played and averaged 9.7 points, 2.9 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game ... Made an impact in his second collegiate game, scoring 18 points, including four three-pointers, and dishing out three assists in win over Central Florida at the Old Spice Classic ... Followed that up two games later with a 21-point game against North Carolina State in the final game of that tournament ... Made at least four three-pointers in a game on three occasions ... Scored a career-high 23 points against DePaul in conference opener ... Dished out eight assists against Marquette.

Big East Regular Season: Played in all 18 games and started 14 ... Averaged 8.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game ... His career high totals for points, rebounds and assists all came during conference play ... In league opener against DePaul, scored a season-best 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting, 4-of-8 three-pointers and 3-of-3 free throws ... Pulled down a career-best five rebounds and added nine points and six assists in win over West Virginia ... Handed out a career-high eight assists against Marquette.

ST. PATRICK'S H.S.

Enjoyed a decorated prep career at the same powerhouse that sent Mike Nardi to Villanova ... Named New Jersey Player of the Year by the Newark Star Ledger ... Averaged 22.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and eight assists for a 30-2 team that was ranked No. 2 in the nation ... Dropped in 37 points to lead St. Pat's past Huntington (W. Va.) High School and its star O.J. Mayo in a nationally televised game in February ... Closed his prep career with a 16 assist effort in the annual Roundball Classic ... Named an EA Sports All-American ... Averaged 14.9 ppg and 4.2 apg as a junior in 2005-06.

PERSONAL

Parents are Corey Wilson and Kiesha Fisher ... Given name is Anthony ... Has one sibling, Ivon Fisher (19) ... Played for coach Kevin Boyle at St. Pat's ... Also enjoys watching football and baseball ... Liked Villanova's combination of athletics and academics ... Played against new teammate Corey Stokes each year in high school ... Born April 8, 1988 in the Bronx.

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