Two-time letterman ... will serve as one of team's tri-captains this winter ... rugged performer ... strong, hard-nosed player ... highly respected among teammates for work ethic and leadership skills ... may be one of most improved players in program over past two years ... made himself into one of team's most consistent players ... continues to make most of his abilities ... demonstrates great poise in pressure situations ... not afraid to take big shot ... will be key component of Army's success in 2005-06 ... product of USMA Prep School.
As a sophomore: was one of only three players to appear in all 27 games ... finished second on the team with 24 starting assignments ... averaged 7.6 ppg. and 3.1 rpg. ... shot .454 from the field, .371 from three-point range and .746 from the foul line ... listed third on the team in scoring and fourth in rebounds ... led Black Knights in assists (63) and steals (30) ... broke into starting lineup for season's third game and remained with lead cast for all but one contest thereafter ... reached double figures in points eight times ... forged back-to-back, career-high 20-point games during home matchups with Lehigh and Lafayette ... became first Army player in 62 games to reach at least 20 markers in successive outings ... added five rebounds, four assists and career-high four steals for outstanding effort opposite Leopards ... burned Lafayette for 16 points in season's first matchup ... forged 14 points at St. Francis (N.Y.) while pocketing 12-point outings at home versus Colgate and Navy ... registered career-high eight rebounds at St. Francis (N.Y.) ... credited with three or more assists nine times, including career-high five-helper outings against New York Maritime and at Colgate.
As a freshman: played in 23 contests ... enjoyed lone start of campaign when Bucknell visited Christl Arena in mid-January ... averaged 2.2 ppg. and 1.5 rpg. ... shot .293 from the floor, .214 from three-point range and .767 from the foul line ... ranked second on the team in free throw percentage ... fueled road win at Colgate in February with season highs of nine points and six rebounds ... registered seven points in road battles at Albany and Lehigh ... dished out season-high four assists in home matchup with Colgate ... snared at least one rebound in 18 of his 23 outings.
High School/USMAPS: captured four varsity letters in basketball at Van Wert High in Van Wert, Ohio ... played for head coach Dave Froelich ... avergaed 26.2 ppg., 5.0 rpg. and 2.0 apg. as a senior ... four-year starter ... graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,892 career points ... holds school's single-game scoring mark with 43 points ... averaged 21.1 ppg. for his career ... named second-team all-state and first-team All-Northwest Ohio following successful senior campaign ... selected league MVP as a junior and a senior ... garnered third-team All-Ohio accolades as a junior ... also toiled for one year at the USMA Prep School.
Personal: given name is Cory Michael Sinning ... born Sept. 1, 1983 ... mother's name is Kay Sheets ... father's name is Ken Sinning ... step-father's name is Duane Sheets ... step-mother's name is Sharron Sinning ... majoring in Engineering Management.