|3 Cory Farmer
One of three seniors on this year's team ... Stayed in Greenville this past summer to work on his game and get ahead in the classroom ... Has improved both his shooting range and is stamina ... Expected to be more of a leader on the floor and a bigger threat offensively.
As A Junior (2006-07)
Averaged 6.8 points per game to rank fourth on the team in scoring ... Also ranked fourth on the team in minutes per game (24.9) ... Led East Carolina in 3-point field goal shooting, connecting on 34.5 percent of his attempts ... Shot 38.8 percent from behind the arc in Conference USA games, 12th-highest percentage in the league ... Grabbed a team best 32 steals, leading ECU with an average of 1.1 per game ... Led the team in scoring just once, pouring in 21 points during the regular season finale at UCF ... Scored double figures in seven games ... Made multiple 3-point field goals in 10 games, including a career-best three at Rice and UCF.
Played his first two seasons of college basketball at Tallahassee Community College, guiding the Eagles to a 49-15 record during his career ... Averaged 11.1 points, four assists and four steals during his sophomore season, helping his team to a share of the Panhandle Conference championship ... Named to the All-Panhandle Conference team as a sophomore ... Coached at TCC by Eddie Barnes.
Was a two-year letterwinner at Garinger High School in Charlotte, N.C. ... Led his squad to a 51-6 record during his two seasons ... Led his team to the NCHSAA 4A West Regional championship game, scoring 30 points in a game that lasted 24 hours and 52 minutes due to a power outage that suspended the game ... Helped his team claim back-to-back Southwestern 4A conference championships ... As a senior was named first-team all-conference and second-team all-state, averaging 20 points, six assists and three steals ... Named to the Charlotte Observer all-area team as a senior at Garinger ... Coached at Garinger by James Davis and former ECU assistant coach Larry Dixon.
Born June 8, 1986 in Charlotte, N.C. ... Parents are Cody and Teresa Farmer ... Major is communications.