|High School:||Dade County HS|
Parents: Patrick and Kathy Core
Major: Exercise Science
2011-12 (Freshman): Core saw action in 28 games as a true freshman and earned seven starts ... He averaged 22.8 minutes per game while shooting 41.8% (74-177) from the field that included going 31-84 (.369) from beyond the three-point arc ... He corralled in 80 rebounds, 70 off the defensive glass, and swiped the ball 21 times ... He recorded 220 total points, an average of 7.9 per game ... He scored in double-figures 10 times including a season-high 19 points in an 83-77 win over Alabama-Huntsville (11/25) when he shot 70% (7-10) from the field including going 4-6 from three-point range ... He also netted 17 points in his second collegiate game, a 105-78 victory over Mars Hill (11/12).
Dade County High School: Core, a three-sport athlete, was named to the GACA All-State first team in basketball as both a junior and a senior ... He was the Chattanooga Times Free Press Player-of-the-Year as well as the NW Georgia Tip-Off Club Player-of-the-Year during the 2010-11 season ... His 2008-09 team won the Region 7-AA crown and advanced to the state tournament's "Elite Eight" ... The team also made appearances in the stat tournament in both 2010 and 2011 ... In baseball, he was named tot he Georgia Dugout Club All-State team as a senior in 2011 ... He was also a member of the National Honors Society and graduated third in his class.