Corey Fisher - Draft Prospect Profile
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y. | High School: St. Patrick's (N.J.) | Height / Weight: 6-1 / 200 | Position: Guard | Birthdate: 04/08/1988
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 ... 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.
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.