AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Joey Bailey returned to the Arkansas lineup after redshirting her freshman season with an injury. As a redshirt freshman, Bailey played in 20 games averaging 9.2 minutes per contest. She scored a career-best sevent points and tied her career-best with five rebounds in a road win at Ole Miss, hitting acareer-best three field goals and tying her career-best with one three-pointer. Bailey averaged 1.1 points per game and 1.6 rebounds per game as a redshirt freshman.
In addition to basektball and classes, Bailey also serves as the vice president of the Arkansas Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Bailey played in eight games before an injury sidelined her for the remainder of the season. In those eight games, Bailey scored three points, had 18 rebounds and one block for the Razorbacks. She played a season-high 17 minutes against South Florida where she had a season-best five rebounds. She matched that with five boards against Morgan State. Bailey played double-digit minutes in three games and had the green light to shoot the three, with four attempts.
AT GUNTER HS
Bailey joined the Razorbacks from Gunter, Texas, where she was a four-year starter and four-sport athlete for the Tigers.
In her final season, Bailey earned her second set of all-state honors in basketball and volleyball, her four TABC All-Regional selection for hoops and averaged 21.6 ppg and 10.0 rpg. Bailey was a McDonald’s All-America nominee as a senior.
A four-year starter in basketball, Bailey’s prep career includes three District 11-2A most valuable player honors, two District 14-2A Freshman of the Year honors in hoops and softball, two All-Texomaland Player of the Year honors and a pair of first-team selections.
Bailey’s success extended into the classroom where she was a multiple-year selection to the District 11-2A Academic team for both volleyball and basketball. The student council president as a senior, Bailey was a member of Beta Club, the National English Honor Society and GHS Homecoming Queen as a senior.
Bailey’s prep career finished with numerous highlights including more than 2,000 career points for the Tigers.
Bailey is a member of the 29th-ranked recruiting class according to the Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and she was listed No. 100 individually.
Born Sept. 14, 1992, Joey Evelyn Bailey is one of two children of Brian and Kari Bailey of Gunter, Texas. She has a younger brother, J. Father, Brian, played basketball at Cameron University. Bailey is majoring in public relations and advertising at Arkansas.