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Willy Kouassi
Willy  Kouassi


Abidjan, Ivory Coast

High School:
Central Park Christian Academy (Birmingham, Ala.)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 219



Willy Kouassi & Bernard Morena Transferring From Auburn Basketball

6-foot-10 center and 6-foot-8 forward transferring


Frankie Sullivan Receives Highest Honor & Kenny Gabriel Named MVP At Auburn Basketball Awards Banquet

Sullivan and Gabriel bring home highest awards at team banquet


Auburn Defeats LSU 67-52 in Home Finale

Sullivan leads with 22 points, senior Gabriel adds 14


Auburn Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker at Alabama 55-49

Kenny Gabriel had 10 points and 11 rebounds


Auburn vs. Alabama Quotes

Alabama 55, Auburn 49


1-21-12 South Carolina vs Auburn

1-21-12 South Carolina vs Auburn


Auburn vs. No. 2 Kentucky

Auburn vs. No. 2 Kentucky


1-2-12 Bethune Cookman vs Auburn Mens Basketball

1-2-12 Bethune Cookman vs Auburn Mens Basketball Anthony Hall


11-28-11 Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Auburn

11-28-11 Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Auburn


11-25-11 Nichols State vs Auburn

11-25-11 Nichols State vs Auburn

2010-11 (Freshman): Provides a big presence along the frontline who can rebound and block shots ... is very athletic for his size at 6-10 and has a high motor and high energy level ... an outstanding student.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Native of Dimbokro, Ivory Coast ... ranked 66th nationally by and the seventh best center in the country ... ranked 90th nationally by ESPN ... earned NACA All-American honors in 2010-11 ... averaged 14 points and 15 rebounds, 3.5 blocks in leading Birmingham (Ala.) Central Park Christian to its second straight NACA National Championship in 2011 under coach Donovan Broadnax ... averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds as a junior in leading Central Park Christian to the NACA National Championship in 2009-10 ... two-time NACA All-Tournament selection ... full name is Willy Jacques Kouassi ... born Dec. 29, 1991, in Dimbokro, Ivory Coast ... majoring in Agriculture Economics ... son of Jacques Kouakou Kouassi and Olga Affouet Gbangbo ... has two brothers, Elisee Kouassi and Stephane Desire, and one sister, Paule Emmanuelle ... chose Auburn over Florida, Memphis, Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, Missouri, Georgia, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Alabama, UAB, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Nebraska and Tulsa ... outstanding student with a 3.8 GPA at Central Park Christian ... high school teammate of fellow Tiger Bernard Morena ... National Honor Society member ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 16, 2010.

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