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Bailey begins his second season as a Runnin' Rebel in 2007-08 ... one of just two seniors on this year's team ... transferred to UNLV from Butler Community College before the 2006-07 season.
Appeared in 33 of UNLV's 37 games, starting seven ... averaged 2.8 ppg and 1.0 rpg in just under 10 minutes played per contest ... shot 58.5 percent from the field and 61.5 percent from 3-point range ... reached double figures in scoring twice with a career-high 10 points vs. Northern Arizona on Dec. 2 and against BYU on Jan. 13 ... his first start was against NAU and he was a perfect 4-of-4 from the field, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range ... pulled down a career-high four rebounds twice - vs. BYU and vs. Utah on March 8 in the MWC Tournament.
A 2006 graduate of Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan. ... led BCC in scoring in 2005-06 as a sophomore with 17.5 ppg and rebounding with 6.4 rpg ... he was second on the team in steals with 48 and third in assists with 50 ... shot 46.9 percent from the field in leading the Grizzlies to a 20-12 record ... he scored a team-high 32 points in a game on two occasions in 2005-06 and had 12 rebounds in a game three times ... selected All-American, all-conference and all-tournament ... as a freshman at BCC, he averaged 15.0 ppg and 5.8 rpg ... shot 55.3 percent from the field ... scored a team-high 29 points in a game in 2004-05.
A 2000 graduate of East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Fla. ... lettered three years for the Eagles ... selected all-tournament and all-conference ... team finished 20-8 his senior year, 17-12 as a junior and 15-17 as a sophomore ... averaged 16 points per game as a senior, 12.1 as a junior and 10.7 as a sophomore ... played for coach Joe Bloznalis.
PERSONAL Corey Tyrone Bailey was born Nov. 23, 1980, in Tampa, Fla. ... majoring in university studies ... the son of Corea Bailey and Curtis Thomas ... has a sister, Nicole Clark (28), and a brother, Johnny Bailey (23).