Past Texan star Henry takes talent to Australia

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STEPHENVILLE (June 14, 2016) – Former Tarleton basketball standout Corin Henry continues to have success overseas after signing a contract with the Sandringham Sabres of the South East Australian Basketball League. Henry is in his fifth season professionally.

The Sabres signed the 28-year-old point guard after playing for the KFUM Jamstland Basket of the Swedish Basketligan – Sweden’s premier league – last season, where he averaged a team-high 20.6 points per game, 4.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 2.1 steals in 32 games. Henry was selected to the Eurobasket.com Swedish Basketligan All-Imports Team.

In his three games since signing with the Sabres, Henry is averaging 11.3 points per game on 40.7 percent shooting and 2.1 assists. Henry poured in 18 points in his Sabres debut on May 27.


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The year prior, Henry played for Team FOG Naestved (Ligaen) in the Danish League. In 21 games, Henry averaged 17.2 points per game, 5.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists, and 2.3 steals and helped lead his squad to the semifinals. Henry was also selected to the Eurobasket.com All-Danish Ligaen team.

In 2014, Henry played for the Waikato Pistons in the New Zealand League. In 18 games, Henry averaged 19.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 1.9 steals. He went on to be named to the Austrailiabasket.com All-New Zealand NBL team. Henry also played three games in the FIBA Europe Cup where averaged 12.7 points.

During Henry’s first season of professional basketball in 2012-13, the Maryland native played for the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League. In 22 games, Henry averaged 13.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals. Henry was selected to the Australian NBL All-Star Game that season.

In Henry’s two seasons with Tarleton from 2009-11, the 5-foot-11 guard guided the Texans to a 48-14 record and a Lone Star Conference title in 2011 as well as two NCAA tournament appearances. As a senior, Henry averaged a team-best 14.2 points, 4.2 assists, and 1.7 steals on his way to First-Team All-LSC and LSC Defensive Player of the Year honors. Henry was also a Daktronics First-Team All-Region selection in 2011.


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