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Kenny Gabriel
Kenny Gabriel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
United Faith Christian

Last College:
Paris (Texas) JC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 209

Position:
Forward

2010-11 (Junior): Averaged 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds in 26.6 minutes per game ... played in all 31 games, starting 20 ... shot 41.4 percent from the field, 30.4 percent from 3-point range and 69.4 percent from the foul line ... had the fourth most improved ppg in the SEC with a +7.5 ppg from the season prior ... was named SEC Player of the Week the final week of the season Mar. 1-6 by averaging 20.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg in wins at LSU and vs. Ole Miss ... career-high 24 points (3-5 3fgs) along with 7 rebounds vs. Ole Miss ... recorded his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds at LSU ... career-high tying 13 rebounds and 8 points in the win at South Carolina ... 18 points (7-12 fgs, 2-2 3fgs), 5 rebounds and 2 steals vs. Mississippi State ... 18 points (3-5 3fgs, 7-8 fts) vs. Rutgers ... 17 points (3-6 3fgs) and 7 rebounds vs. LSU ... 14 points and 7 rebounds at Mississippi State ... 13 points vs. #18 Vanderbilt ... first career double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds vs. UNC Asheville ... 17 points, 12 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Grambling ... 15 points vs. Georgia Southern ... 13 points and 9 rebounds at #15 Kentucky ... 13 points vs. Arkansas ... received the Paul Lambert/Tommy Joe Eagles Memorial Trophy, the most prestigious basketball award for leadership, at the team's awards banquet.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Averaged 2.8 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game ... played in 21 games ... shot 39.3 percent from the field, 30.6 percent from 3-point range and 66.7 percent from the foul line ... sat out twice during the season with injuries ... missed five games with injury from Nov. 20-Dec. 1 and sprained an ankle scoring 3 points (1-of-1 3fg) in three minutes vs. No. 2 Kentucky Jan. 16 and missed six more games ... 6 points in 13 minutes vs. Florida in the SEC Tournament ... 6 points (2-of-3 3fgs) in 8 minutes vs. LSU ... 5 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in 9 minutes vs. Mississippi State ... 8 points (2-of-3 3fgs) in 12 minutes vs. Alabama State ... 6 points and 6 rebounds in 13 minutes vs. West Georgia ... 5 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal in 13 minutes vs. Niagara in the season opener.

JUNIOR COLLEGE, HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged 13.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks as a freshman at Paris (Texas) Junior College in 2008-09 under coach Ross Hodge ... shot 50 percent from the field, 24 percent from 3-point range and 69 percent from the foul line ... Region XIV Tournament runner-up, losing to Navarro 74-71 in double overtime ... team finished with a 25-6 overall record, a No. 6 national ranking in points allowed and ranked in the top 10 for the third straight year ... was a first-team All-Conference and a first-team All-Region selection ... a Region XIV All-Tournament team member ... will have four years to play three at Auburn ... signed with Auburn out of United Faith Christian Academy in Charlotte, N.C., as a senior in 2007-08 ... averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks as a senior at United Faith Christian for coach Shaun Wiseman, leading the team to a runner-up finish in the high school state championship game ... averaged 17 points and 8 rebounds as a junior at United Faith Christian ... first-team All-State selection as a junior and senior ... three-year varsity letterman in basketball ... was a wide receiver and quarterback on the football team as a sophomore and junior ... full name is Kenneth Benard Gabriel ... born July 3, 1989, in Charlotte, N.C. ... son of Sharon Jones and Kevin Gabriel ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 12, 2008 ... majoring in Sociology.

YearG-GSMIN-Avg.FG-APct.3FG-APct.FT-FTAPct.REB-Avg.PF-FOATOBKSTPTSAvg.
2009-1021-0164-7.822-56.39311-36.3064-6.66729-1.418-02963592.8
2010-11 31-20 824-26.6 115-278 .414 31-102 .304 59-85 .694 179-5.8 81-4 20 59 28 26 320 10.3

Totals 52-20 988-19.0 137-334 .410 42-138 .304 63-91 .692 208-4.0 99-4 22 68 34 29 379 7.3