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Note: Corey Fisher's Stats During Big East Play

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In case you haven't noticed (not sure how you would have missed this), Corey Fisher has raised his game to another level since BIG EAST play began. I was one of Fisher's biggest critics during out-of-conference play - and to be fair, I was completely right when I said he needed to step it up.

It was taking him far too many shots to get points, he was turning the ball over, he had a minor off-the-court incident, etc. He just didn't seem like the senior leader we all expected him to be.

But now, he's arrived. Fisher took home Big 5 Player of the Week honors today, and upon seeing that it all of a sudden hit me - he's been very good lately. Like, best player on the team and one of the best players in the conference good. The numbers speak for themselves:

  • 34.4 minutes per game
  • 18.5 points per game
  • 5.6 assists per game
  • 3.4 rebounds per game
  • 48% FG
  • 52% 3P FG
  • 85% FT

Those aren't just good numbers, those are GREAT numbers. He's playing at an All-BIG EAST level right now, and is now beginning to show the production and leadership that we expected from him before the season. Kudos, Corey.