A v e r a g e d 1 3 . 8
points, 6.9 rebounds
and 1.3 blocks in
27.3 minutes per
game in only 10
games before a season-
left hand three minutes
Dec. 29 game vs.
Towson ... was leading
the nation shooting
from the fi eld before
the broken hand ...
he was leading the
14.8 points and 7.3
rebounds on the season
before he was injured
in the Towson
game ... 22 points
(18 in the second half) and 10 rebounds at Alabama State ... 21 points
(8-of-9 fgs) and 9 rebounds in all 40 minutes vs. George Washington
... 19 points vs. Alabama A&M ... 15 points, 7 rebounds at Charleston
Southern ... 11 points and 10 rebounds at Tulane in season opener ... 15
points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks vs. Southern ... 10 points, 7
rebounds and 5 blocks vs. Mercer.
2006-07 (Sophomore): Averaged 11.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7
blocks in starting 29-of-32 games ... had six double-doubles on the
season and shot 61 percent from the field ... would have led the SEC in
field goal pct. at 60.7 percent (148-of-244) but did not have enough
attempts ... ranked sixth in the SEC with 2.72 offensive rebounds per
game, ninth with 1.72 blocks and 11th with 6.6 rebounds ... was the
first Tiger to be named SEC Player of the Week twice in the same season
since All-American Chris Porter in 1998-99 and just the fourth ever,
along with All-American Chuck Person in 1984-85 and first-team All-SEC
Chris Morris in 1987-88 ... recorded back-to-back double-doubles in
leading the Tigers to a pair of wins over Arkansas and at No. 25 Alabama
(Feb. 26-Mar 4) ... was named the first SEC Player of the Week of the
season on Nov. 13 with his first career double-double with 13 points and
a career-high 16 rebounds in Auburn's come-from-behind win over Troy ...
had the game-saving block with 9 seconds left followed by the
game-saving steal with 2 seconds left vs. Troy ... 18 points (8-11 fgs),
6 rebounds vs. No.12 Alabama ... 16 points (8-9 fgs), 11 rebounds at
South Carolina ... 12 points and 14 rebounds vs. Arkansas ...
career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds vs. Nicholls State ... 19 points
(9-11 fgs), 9 rebounds and 3 blocks vs. Oklahoma State ... 10 points in
10 minutes vs. #7 Wisconsin ... 13 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks vs.
Miles College ... 17 points, 9 rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Tennessee
State ... 14 points, career-high 7 blocks, 5 rebounds and 5 assists vs.
Winston-Salem State ... received the Outstanding Rebounder Award and the
Field Goal Pct. Leader award at the team's season-ending awards banquet.
2005-06 (Freshman): Averaged 6.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6
blocks in 21.3 minutes per game ... ranked ninth in the SEC in blocks
... shot 57.4 percent from the field ... started every game after the
season opener, 27-of-28 for the season ... tied a career-high with 14
points and had 7 rebounds at Tennessee ... totaled 14 points (6-9 fgs),
4 rebounds and 3 blocks at Arkansas ... 13 points, 8 rebounds and a
block at eventual Final Four LSU ... 10 points and 8 rebounds at
Colorado State ... career-high 10 rebounds, 4 points, 3 blocks and 2
steals vs. LSU ... 9 points and 5 boards vs. Georgia ... 9 points, 7
rebounds and 3 steals vs. Gardner-Webb ... 9 points, 5 rebounds and a
career-high 5 blocks vs. McNeese State ... 9 points, 7 rebounds and 2
blocks vs. Mississippi State ... won the Outstanding Rebounding Award at
the team's annual awards banquet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Only the second Auburn player to be
selected as a McDonald's All-American with Frank Ford (1983) as the
other ... Tiger head coach Jeff Lebo was a McDonald's All-American in
1985 ... four-year letterwinner at Manchester (Ga.) High School for
coach Curtis Noble ... averaged 20 points, 16 rebounds and 8 blocks as a
senior in 2004-05 as he led Manchester to a 22-4 record and a Class AA
Sweet 16 appearance ... played in the Roundball Classic ... Georgia
Class AA Player of the Year ... Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia
... Class AA first-team All-State ... averaged 16 points, 15 rebounds
and 8 blocks as a junior in 2003-04 ... full name is Korvotney Manyez
Barber ... born April 14, 1987, in Thomaston, Ga. ... son of Cynthia
Barnes and John Barber ... signed national letter of intent on November
Name: Korvotney Barber
Nickname: Vot, V-O, V
Shoe size: 15
Interests and hobbies: Talking on the phone.
Prized possession: My life
Three words that describe me: obedient
Favorite Food: Steak and shrimp
Least Favorite Food: Vegetables
Biggest fear: Snakes
Favorite NBA team: Suns and Heat
Nobody knows how much I ... sleep
Grade I dunked for the first time: 8th
What I'm most proud of: Myself for being the first person out of my hometown to go D-1 basketball.
If I could be a superhero I'd be: Superman
I wish I was better at: Staying on task
If I had to cook all of my meals I'd survive on: Hamburgers