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      Cory Stanton
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Springfield, Tenn.

High School:
Springfield HS

Last College:
Lipscomb University

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
G

Experience:
Tr.

On Twitter:
@CeeLo_12

Spring 2012 - Redshirt

Left Lipscomb at the conclusion of the fall 2011 semester and enrolled at Tennessee as a walk-on ... First practiced with the Vols on Jan. 11 and spent the remainder of the season on UT's scout team ... Will be eligible to travel and compete in games in January 2013, at which time he will be classified as a redshirt sophomore.

Fall 2011 (At Lipscomb) - Redshirt

Left Clemson after the 2010-11 season and spent the fall of 2011 on scholarship at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. ... He practiced with the Bisons but was not eligible to play in games due to NCAA transfer guidelines.

2010-11 (At Clemson) - Freshman

Appeared in 33 of Clemson's 34 games as a true freshman (the only game he missed was after Christmas when he was delayed returning to Clemson from Tennessee due to inclement weather) ... Averaged 2.4 points per game in 10.7 minutes per game ... Shot 67 percent from the free-throw line overall and 70 percent during ACC play ... Drew five charges in limited minutes ... Had a positive assist/turnover ratio, as he had only 21 turnovers the entire season (352 minutes) ... His top game was in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge against eventual NCAA Tournament participant Michigan, as he posted a season-high nine points and made 4-of-7 field goals against the Wolverines in 20 minutes while also logging four steals ... His best game during the ACC regular season was at North Carolina, where he came off the bench for seven points on 3-of-5 shooting in 16 minutes ... Recorded six points against Wofford, including a 4-for-4 performance from the free-throw line ... Had four points and two steals in 13 minutes against Long Beach State ... Tallied four points and three assists in a season-high 22 minutes against UNC Greensboro ... Went 2-of-4 from 3-point range for six points at Maryland ... Scored four points in the home win over Florida State ... Totaled four points in nine minutes in Clemson's home victory over Boston College ... Played ACC-high 19 minutes in a road win at Miami.

High School

Graduated from Springfield High School in Springfield, Tenn., where he was coached by former Vols point guard and all-time assists leader Johnny Darden (1976-79) ... Originally signed with Wright State--coached by Brad Brownell--in the fall 2009 period, but was granted a release from his NLI in April 2010 and later signed an athletic aid agreement with Clemson after Brownell was hired as the Tigers' head coach ... McDonald's All-America nominee was rated the No. 7 player, regardless of position, in the state of Tennessee among 2010 high school seniors by Tennessee Prep Hoops ... Was a two-time All-District selection, and earned Class AAA All-Region laurels as a senior in 2009-10 after averaging 23.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game ... Posted seven 30-point games as a senior, including a season-best 38 against Kenwood High School ... Averaged 19.1 points and 7.5 assists per game as a junior in 2008-09 ... Scored career-high 43 points in a Feb. 20, 2009, game against Clarksville High School ... Played for the East squad in the BCAT/TACA All-Star game and tallied 17 points ... Attended several UT basketball camps during the summers.

Personal

Born Dec. 4, 1991, in Springfield, Tenn. ... Academic major is Sociology-Environmental Issues and Globalization ... From the time he was a freshman in high school, it was his goal to play at Tennessee.

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