Corey Person 32
Corey Person

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
Guard


04/22/2013

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

04/16/2013

Burke Garners Second Team MVP Award at End-of-Season Banquet

Burke Garners Second Team MVP Award at Men's Basketball Banquet

04/08/2013

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

04/05/2013

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA Final Four

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA Final Four

03/28/2013

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA South Regional

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA South Regional

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Fifth-Year (2012-13) ...Returned for fifth-year of play ... Enrolled in U-M's Rackham Graduate School ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Team Captain ... U-M Thad Garner Leadership Award ... Helped U-M earn the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Region and advance to the national championship game for the first time in 20 years, before falling to No. 1 Louisville, 82-76 ... Helped U-M win the program's first NIT Season Tip-Off title ... Helped U-M go undefeated (13-0) in non-conference play for the first time since 1985-86 and match the program's best start (16-0, 1985-86) ... Played in 13 games off the bench ... Scored 10 points ... Scored a season-high four points at Northwestern (Jan. 3) ... Shot 42.9 percent (3-for-7) from the field ... Averaged 1.8 minutes per game.

Senior (2011-12) ... Helped U-M to its first Big Ten title in 26 years ... Shared conference title with Michigan State and Ohio State ... U-M finished with 13-5 Big Ten record, the most conference wins since 2002-03 ... Helped U-M to a 24-10 record, its best record since the 1997-998 season and its 24th 20-plus win season in U-M history ... Helped U-M to a 15-1 record at Crisler Arena, its best record since the 1989-90 season ... Helped U-M to an 8-1 Big Ten home record, its best conference record at home since 1985-86 ... Helped U-M to its highest seed all-time at the Big Ten Tournament (No. 2) ... Lost in the semifinal to No. 3 seed Ohio State, 77-55 ... Helped U-M to its 23rd NCAA Tournament appearance ... Earned the No. 4 seed in the Midwest region -- its highest seeding since 1998 ... Lost in second round to Ohio, 65-60 ... Helped U-M remain ranked among the nation's top 25 - a span of 19 weeks ... Helped U-M to five wins over nationally ranks opponents, including three top-10 teams ... Played in 10 games off the bench ... Scored 11 points ... Averaged 1.1 points per game ... Scored a career-high seven points in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament against Ohio State (March 10) ... Shot 62.5 percent (5-for-8) from the field ... Registered three rebounds, all offensive ... Averaged 1.1 minutes per game.

Junior (2010-11) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Helped U-M to a 21-14 record -- the 23rd 20-plus win season in U-M history ... Helped U-M to the semifinal of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2003 ... Lost to No. 1 seed Ohio State, 68-61 ... Helped U-M to its 22nd NCAA Tournament appearance ... Earned No. 8 seed in the Midwest regional ... Defeated No. 9 Tennessee, 75-45, in the second round to record the largest margin of victory ever in an 8/9 seeded tournament game ... Lost No. 1 seed Duke, 73-71, after missing a game-tying shot as time expired in regulation ... Helped U-M sweep its season series with Michigan State -- the first time for the program since 1996-97 ... Played in five games off the bench ... Scored one point on a free throw against Bowling Green (Nov. 18) ... Had a career-high-tying one assist against Bowling Green ... Played in nine total minutes ... Tied a career high with three minutes against Gardner-Webb (Nov. 21).

Sophomore (2009-10) ... Helped U-M to a 15-17 record ... Helped U-M to the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament ... Lost to No. 1 seed Ohio State, 69-68, after the Buckeyes hit a three-pointer as time expired to win ... Played in seven games ... Scored his first collegiate point on a free throw at Northwestern (Feb. 2) ... Grabbed a career-high one rebound, twice -- Northern Michigan (Nov. 14) and at Northwestern ... Recorded a career-high one assist, twice -- at Purdue (Jan. 23) and at Michigan State (March 7) ... Played 13 total minutes ... Played a career-best three minutes, twice -- Northern Michigan and at Northwestern.

Freshman (2008-09) ... Joined team as walk-on ... Contributed during practice and on scout team ... Helped U-M to a 21-14 record ... Helped U-M to its 21st NCAA Tournament appearance and the program's first since 1998 ... Earned No. 10 seed in the South regional ... Defeated No. 7 Clemson, 62-59, before losing to No. 2 Oklahoma, 73-63 ... Helped U-M become John Beilein's fourth program to earn an NCAA Tournament bid ... Helped U-M to four wins over nationally ranked opponents, including two wins over top-five team.

Prep Career ... Kalamazoo Central High School (2008) ... Coached by Bernard Varnesdeel Jr. ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Led Kalamazoo Central to 60-30 record ... Averaged 13.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.5 steals for prep career ... Detroit Free Press Class A All-State, honorable mention (2008) ... Associated Press Class A All-State team (2007) ... Detroit Free Press Class A All-State, first team (2007) ... Detroit News Class A All-State, third team (2007) ... Two-time Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference (SMAC) Player of the Year (2007, '08) ... Three-time All-SMAC, first team (2006, '07, '08) ... All-SMAC, honorable mention (2005) ... As a senior (2007-08): Averaged 16.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 2.0 steals per game ... Helped Kalamazoo Central to a 19-4 record ... Class A District champions after win over Kalamazoo Loy Norrix (73-62) ... Lost in Class A Regional 2 semifinal to East Lansing (61-59) ... As a junior (2006-07): Averaged 13.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game ... Helped Kalamazoo Central to a 19-4 record ... Class A District champions... Lost in Class A Regional 2 semifinal to Holt (63-55) ... As a sophomore (2005-06): Averaged 13.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game ... Helped Kalamazoo Central to 14-8 record ... Lost in Class A District championship ... As a freshman (2004-05): Averaged 11.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game ... Helped Kalamazoo Central to an 8-14 record ... Lost in Class A District championship.

Personal ... Given name is Corey Edward Person ... Born on July 15, 1989 in Saginaw, Mich. ... Son of Kimberly Smith and Edward Person ... Enrolled in Rackham Graduate School ... General Studies major ... Earned B.S. degree in general studies (2012) ... Right-handed ... Walked onto program (October, 2008).

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