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Carson McCorkle

Guard
Position
6'3''
Height
184 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Greensboro, N.C.
Hometown
Greensboro Day School
High School

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year letterwinner from 2018-20 at Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, N.C.
• Averaged 16.1 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.6 steals in 11 games during an injury-shortened senior season in 2019-20
• Shot 63 percent from the field, 55 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the free throw line
• Tallied 15.9 points per game, while shooting 52 percent from 3-point range and 89 percent from the free throw line in 2018-19
• Helped lead Greensboro Day to the 2019 North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) State championship
• Named the 2019 News & Record Private School Player of the Year
• Earned North Carolina AP All-State and NCISAA 4A All-State honors
• Garnered Piedmont Triad Athletic Conference (PTAC) co-Player of the Year honors
• Member of the 2018 USA Youth Olympic Games Basketball team
• Averaged 10.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists as a sophomore for the NCISAA 3A State champions in 2017-18
• Earned News & Record Private School All-Area honorable mention
• Named to the Piedmont Athletic Conference of Independent Schools (PACIS) All-Conference team
• Led Broughton High School in scoring at 13.1 points per game as a freshman in 2016-17
• Played AAU basketball for Garner Road

PERSONAL
• 2020-21 Fred N. Newman Endowed Basketball Scholarship recipient
• William Carson McCorkle
• Born in Raleigh, N.C.
• Son of Brad and Sims McCorkle
• Has one sister, Sara B.
• Father, Brad, played basketball at Guilford College
• Mother, Sims, was a cheerleader at Appalachian State
• Played on the Varsity Golf team at Greensboro Day
• Favorite basketball player is Larry Bird
• Favorite high school class is Spanish
• Also recruited by NC State, Baylor, Florida, Clemson, Iowa, Georgia Tech, South Carolina and Wichita State
• Undeclared major