23  Joey Parker
Joey Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Centralia, Ill.

High School:
Carbondale HS

Last College:
Southwestern Illinois College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
G


Prior to Western: A tough, strong junior college transfer with outstanding court vision and passing skills ... Was a two-time, All-Region 24 and All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference selection in last two seasons at Southwestern Illinois under head coach Jay Harrington ... the left-handed point guard ranked second in the nation among the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in assists per game, dishing out an average of 9.5 per game last year at Southwestern Illinois ... Averaged 9.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game last season, helping guide the Blue Storm to the 2008 Region XXIV Championship game ... As a freshman, averaged 11.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game.

High School: Played both at Centralia High and Carbondale High, finishing his prep career at the latter ... Earned All-South Seven Conference honors for both schools.

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