NEW ORLEANS, La. – On December 2, senior guard Corey Gray became the 24th person in Loyola men’s basketball history to reach 1,000 career points.
Gray scored 353 points in his first two seasons combined. Then in the 2010-11 season, the guard had a break out year. Gray scored a total of 503 points, averaging 16.8 a game. He ranked 10th in NAIA Division-I in three-point field goal percentage, 25th in total three-point field goals, and 48th in total scoring. He was named National Player of the Week for Jan. 17-23, and selected for the All-Division and SSAC All-Tournament team.
Gray is averaging 16.2 points per game this season. In the game against Truett-McConnell on November 19, Gray set new career highs in points (31), field goals (11), and three-pointers (6).
After 11 games, Gray has shot 38.6% from the floor, 42.6% from beyond the arc, 83.7% from the free throw line, and ranks 17th in the nation in total three-pointers made (26) and 35th in total scoring (169). He currently sits with 1,025 career points, and is #23 on the all-time scoring list.
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