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Cory Jefferson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Killeen, Texas

High School:
Killeen HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 220

Position:
F

Experience:
3L

04/01/2014

Heslip and Jefferson to Compete at Final Four Weekend

Bears will be in 3-point Championship, Slam Dunk Contest and All-Star Game

03/27/2014

No. 23 MBB Falls in Sweet 16 to Wisconsin, 69-52

Cory Jefferson finished with 15 points, and Isaiah Austin and Kenny Chery each had 10.

03/21/2014

MBB Advances, Takes Down Nebraska, 74-60

Cory Jefferson scored 16 points to lead Baylor.

03/14/2014

MBB Routs Texas, 86-69, to Reach Big 12 Finals

Cory Jefferson had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead Baylor

03/11/2014

Jefferson Named District VII Player of the Year

Senior forward joins Pierre Jackson as only BU players ever to win award

03/27/2014

NCAA Men's Basketball - Sweet Sixteen

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03/27/2014

NCAA Regionals - Baylor Vs Wisconsin

USATSI Galley, NCAA Regionals-Men's Basketball

03/26/2014

NCAA Regionals Baylor Men's Basketball - Practice

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03/23/2014

Baylor 85, Creighton 55

Baylor 85, Creighton 55 photos by USA TODAY Sports

03/23/2014

NCAA Baylor Men' Basketball vs Creighton

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Only Big 12 Conference player on Team USA at 2013 World University Games ... Fifth-year senior, earned All-Big 12 honors after posting 10 double-doubles during breakout junior campaign ... Started all 37 games as junior after being limited to one start over first two seasons while playing behind three future NBA draft picks ... Ranks fifth in program history with 117 career blocks, sixth with a .580 career field goal percentage, sixth with 28 Big 12 Conference wins and eighth with 69 career wins ... One of 10 Division I student-athletes -- along with then-teammate A.J. Walton -- who played for Athletes In Action's 10-Day European Tour of Poland and Germany in June 2010 and Macedonia/Kosovo Tour in June 2011 ... All-time leading shot blocker in Killeen High School history ... Ranked No. 33 nationally and No. 11 among power forwards in 2009 recruiting class by Rivals.com

2012-13 (JUNIOR)
ALL-BIG 12, HONORABLE MENTION (media; coaches)
BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK (Nov. 12)
NIT All-TOURNAMENT TEAM
CHARLESTON CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Earned All-Big 12 recognition after starting all 37 games and averaging 13.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 27.9 minutes per contest ... Led Big 12 and ranked sixth nationally in field goal percentage (.610), which was second-best single-season percentage in program history among players with at least 200 attempts ... Ranked third in Big 12 in blocks (1.9 bpg), fourth in rebounding (8.0 rpg) and double-doubles (10) and 11th in scoring (13.3 ppg) ... Posted fifth-best single-season blocks total (71) in program history and 10th-best single-season rebounding total (295) ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week after first two games of season ... Had breakout game with 26 points (12-of-16 FG; 9 dunks) and 13 rebounds in season-opening win vs. Lehigh (11/9) ... Had 14 points, seven rebounds and six blocks in win vs. Jackson State (11/11) ... Posted 20 points and 14 rebounds in Charleston Classic win vs. St. John's (11/18) ... Had 13 points and career-high 16 rebounds in win vs. BYU (12/21) ... Had 25 points and 10 boards in 36 minutes of OT win vs. Texas (1/5) ... Recorded 11 points, 11 rebounds and career-high-tying six blocks in win vs. Oklahoma State (1/21) ... Hit all three 3FG attempts and 11-of-13 total FG en route to 25 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in win vs. No. 4 Kansas (3/9) ... Led team in scoring with 21.6 points per game on 71.9% shooting (41-of-57) during five-game run to NIT title, earning NIT All-Tournament recognition ... Raised scoring average from 12.1 to 13.3 points during NIT run ... Closed season with four straight 20-point games -- 21 points in NIT win vs. Arizona State (3/22), 26 points vs. Providence (3/27), 21 points in NIT semifinal win vs. BYU (4/2) and 23 points in NIT championship game vs. Iowa (4/4).

2011-12 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE)
Played in 34 games as reserve power forward, making one start ... Averaged 3.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 10.5 minutes off bench ... Surpassed freshman year totals (21 games) in only six games in 2011-12 ... His 42 blocks rank 10th on Baylor single-season list ... Had 5 double-digit scoring and 12 multiple block games ... Posted career-first double-double with then-career-high 10 points and career-high 10 rebounds in 19 minutes in Nov. 11 win vs. Texas Southern ... Tallied career-high 13 points and grabbed 9 boards in career-high 20 minutes in Nov. 13 win vs. Jackson State ... Scored 10 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and blocked career-high 7 shots vs. UT Arlington (Nov. 23) ... Chipped in 12 points, 3 blocks vs. Prairie View A&M (Nov. 29) ... Had 2+ blocks in wins at Northwestern (Dec. 4), vs. Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 14), vs. Paul Quinn (Dec. 19) and vs. Texas A&M (Jan. 2) ... Poured in 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 23 minutes in a Feb. 8 home loss to Kansas.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Redshirted to retain eligibility, did not play in any games.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (Fall 2009)
Played in 21 games as a reserve power forward, averaging 1.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 4.6 minutes per contest ... Made Baylor debut in season opener Nov. 13 vs. Norfolk State, scoring 5 points in 9 minutes ... Posted career-best numbers for points (7), rebounds (6) and minutes played (15) in 106-45 rout of Hardin-Simmons (Nov. 22) ... Had 2 rebounds in 3 minutes off bench in Sweet 16 win over Saint Mary's (March 26) ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall 2009 semester.

HIGH SCHOOL
Averaged 19.5 points and 6.2 rebounds as senior for Killeen High School ... Shot 53.6 percent from the floor as a senior in 37 games ... Led KHS to three straight 30-win seasons and four consecutive district championships ... KHS never lost a home game in four seasons ... Senior accolades: first-team TABC All-State, TABC Class 4A Player of the Year, first-team All-District 25-4A, Fort Worth Coca-Cola Classic All-Tournament team, Elgin Tournament All-Tournament team ... Averaged 13.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 5.1 blocks as a sophomore in 2006-07, earning All-District 16-4A first-team honors.

PERSONAL
Full name is Cory Allen Jefferson ... Born Dec. 26, 1990, in Tacoma, Wash. ... Son of Charles Jefferson and Fancy Pace ... Major is sociology with a minor in criminal justice.

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