A total of 34 Auburn student-athletes have been named to the 2011-12 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll, it was announced Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.
Tigers honored at annual awards banquet
6-foot-10 center and 6-foot-8 forward transferring
2010-11 (Freshman): Versatile inside-out player who can play on the wing and can play from the post ... a good shooter ... can score around the basket ... has long arms and is very athletic and will be a very good defender on the perimeter with his length ... an outstanding student who was the valedictorian in high school with a 4.15 GPA at Central Park Christian Academy.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged 14 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 3.5 steals as a senior in 2010-11 in leading Birmingham (Ala.) Central Park Christian to its second straight NACA National Championship in 2011 under coach Donovan Broadnax ... averaged 10 points 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 Bernard Gaston Eusebe Morena ... born Nov. 28, 1991, in Bingerville, Ivory Coast ... majoring in International Business ... son of Emmanuel and Caroline Morena, who are both computer engineers ... has one brother, Charles Pierre, and two sisters, Dominique and Rose Marie ... chose Auburn over Alabama, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Georgia, Nebraska, Tulsa, UAB and Southern Miss ... high school teammate of fellow Tiger Willy Kouassi ... valedictorian at Central Park Christian Academy with a 4.15 GPA ... National Honor Society member ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 16, 2010.