Higgins, in 2017.
|No. 22 – FC Barcelona|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||June 14, 1989|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Monte Vista (Danville, California)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Higgins played college basketball at the University of Colorado, with the Colorado Buffaloes, from 2007 to 2011. He is tied with Richard Roby, with 2,001 career points, as the all-time leading scorer for the Buffaloes, and he is sixth all-time in scoring Big 12 Conference history.
On December 25, 2011, he was claimed off the waivers by the Charlotte Bobcats. He was waived by the Bobcats on December 9, 2012. On January 16, 2013, Higgins was reacquired by the Erie BayHawks.
On July 1, 2015, Higgins signed a one-year contract, with an option for a second year, with the Russian club CSKA Moscow. Following a successful season, CSKA used its team option to keep Higgins in the club for yet another season. On June 26, 2017, CSKA announced that they had renewed their contract with Higgins, for an additional two years.
His father, Rod Higgins, is a former NBA player and the former president of the basketball operations for the Charlotte Bobcats. He majored in sociology. His godfather is former Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|†||Denotes season in which Higgins' team won the EuroLeague|
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- "Denver Nuggets waive Higgins and Ruffin". NBA.com. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2011-12-26.
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- "Cats Sign Adrien, Waive Higgins". Archived from the original on 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2012-12-10. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- BayHawks Acquire Higgins.
- Ex-Charlotte Guard Higgins Moves To Russia
- "Cory Higgins signs with Gaziantep". Sportando.com. June 24, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
- "Cory Higgins joined CSKA". cskabasket.com. July 1, 2015. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
- "Cory Higgins stays for another season". cskabasket.com. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
- "CSKA, Higgins sign on for two more years together". Euroleague.net. June 26, 2017. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
- "Barcelona lands two-time champ Higgins". EuroLeague.net. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
- Colorado Student-Athlete Spotlight: Cory Higgins