2001-02: After playing four minutes in the season opener against Tennessee State and scoring four points, had knee surgery on December 18, 2001 ... Took a medical redshirt for the rest of the season.
High School: Started three years for coach Danny Petty at Lincoln County HS ... Voted All-District all three years ... Averaged 16.3 ppg, 4.7 rebounds and shot .517 on 3-pt. FG as senior ... Scored 1,246 career points ... Holds school records for rebounds, blocks and assists ... Member of Who...s Who Among American High School Students.
Personal: Cartia Meria Bailey ... Daughter of Jerry and Doris Bailey ... Born May 2, 1983.