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Cory Little
Cory Little

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Addison, Ill.

High School:
Addison Trail

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 207

Position:
G/F


2001-02 Highlights: Enjoyed his finest season in a UIC uniform as a senior, setting personal bests in scoring (7.3 ppg) and rebounding (4.8 rpg)...finished second on the team in rebounding and second on the team in scoring...ranked 19th in the Horizon League in rebounding while also finishing in the top 10 in three-point field goal accuracy (.385)...scored in double-figures on 12 occasions during his senior season, including a team-high 11-point, five-rebound effort versus #3 Oklahoma in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on March 15...notched his second career double-double with 11 points and a career-best 11 rebounds versus Detroit in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals on March 3...posted his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds versus Loyola on Feb. 16...splashed in a career-high 18 points, including six three-pointers, at Detroit on Jan. 31...dropped in 15 points versus Detroit on Jan. 3...followed that up with 13 points and six rebounds versus Cleveland St. on Jan. 5...versus Evansville, scored 11 points (5-for-6 FG) in the final five minutes to help the Flames win.

2000-01 Highlights: As a senior, came off the bench in all 25 games he played in and averaged 15.3 minutes a game ? missed three outings in early January following a severe asthma attack on Jan. 3 ? averaged 2.8 ppg and 3.0 rpg ? shot 38.5% from the field ? tallied 2.8 ppg and 3.1 rpg against MCC foes ? put in a career-high 14 points off the bench against Wright State on Feb. 22 as he hit 4-of-5 from the field and all six free throw attempts ? tallied six points and five rebounds in nine minutes at Butler on Jan. 25 ? led UIC with a season-high seven rebounds in 18 minutes of action against #23 Iowa State on Jan. 2 ? added nine points and five rebounds to the win over Drake on Dec. 4.

1999-00 Highlights: Led UIC with 28 starts while playing in 30 of 31 games ? ended the year with averages of 4.5 ppg and 4.4 rpg, which was third-highest on the team, while his 53 assists and 31 steals were both second most on the squad ? shot 36.6% from the field and 74.2% at the free throw line ? averaged 3.7 ppg and 4.6 rpg in MCC outings ? scored a season-high 10 points on two occasions ? in the season-opener win over Norfolk State on Nov. 19 and versus UNC Charlotte in the first round of the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic on Dec. 21 ? had seven points, six rebounds and five steals against Boston College on Dec. 22 ? grabbed a season-best seven rebounds in four outings ? added five points and five rebounds off the bench to UIC?s win over Cleveland State in the quarterfinals of the MCC Tournament on March 4 ? averaged 8.3 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 2.3 steals in the Flames? three games in Puerto Rico.

1998-99 Highlights: In his first year of action, he played in 21 games while earning the starting nod in eight ? averaged 3.2 ppg and 3.0 rpg ? tallied in double figures twice during the season, including a career-high 12 points on 4-of-5 field goal shooting, 2-of-3 three-point shooting and 2-of-2 free throws against Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Feb. 13 ? added 11 points in the first half against Illinois State on Dec. 23, but missed the second half after suffering an asthma attack at halftime ? grabbed a personal-best 10 rebounds versus Detroit in the first round of the MCC Tournament while also handing off a career-high six assists ? tallied five points and eight rebounds in the home win over Loyola on Jan. 23 ? hit 3-of-4 from the field and 2-of-2 beyond the three-point arc to finish with eight points and five rebounds in the road win at Alabama State on Nov. 30.

1997-98 Highlights: Sat out the year due to NCAA Proposition 48 restrictions.

Prep/Personal Highlights: As a senior, was named to the Chicago Sun-Times All-State Team after leading Addison Trail with averages of 23.0 ppg, 10.1 rpg and 6.2 assists ... tallied 12 "double-double" outings while his career-high 16 rebounds came in an outing with Hinsdale Central ... was named the West Suburban Conference Player of the Year and was selected to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Second Team All-State ... also earned a spot on the Daily Herald's All-Area Team ... helped the Blazers to a 15-10 record and an 8-4 mark in the West Suburban Conference ... ranked among the top 100 seniors in the nation by talent scout Bob Gibbons ... as a junior, averaged 21.1 ppg, 8.9 rpg and 4.9 assists en route to IBCA Third Team All-State accolades ... a three-year starter at Addison Trail ... tallied a career-high of 44 points against Proviso East as a sophomore ... began his high school career at St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Ill. ? born October 10, 1978 ? son of Sharee Little Nicholas ? majoring in Kinesiology.

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