April 14, 2009
Korvotney Barber recorded 17 points and a game-high 15 rebounds in only 24 minutes in the 2009 Hershey's College All-Star game at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich., prior to the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four.
Barber went 7-of-12 from the field and 3-of-4 from the free throw line. Nine of his 15 rebounds came on the offensive glass. The Manchester, Ga., native also had an assist and a block.
Barber's Hersey's All-Stars lost 105-100 to the Reese's All-Stars, led by Boston College's Tyrese Rice, who scored a game-high 24 points. Central Florida's Jermaine Taylor led the Hershey team with 23 points and was named co-Oustanding Player along with Rice.
The 6-foot-7 Barber was the only player in the SEC who averaged a double-double in league play by averaging 12.8 points and 11.3 rebounds in SEC games only. In all games, Barber finished second in the SEC averaging 9.6 rebounds per game, was fifth in the league shooting 54.5 percent from the floor, led the SEC with 3.7 offensive rebounds per game, was ninth with 1.2 blocks and was 20th averaging 12.8 points.
Earning Associated Press and Coaches All-SEC second-team honors this year, Barber had 13 double-doubles on the season and finished 22nd on Auburn's all-time scoring chart with 1,150 career points, was ninth with 762 rebounds and third with 155 blocks. He set the school single season rebounding record with 347 rebounds this season.