Corey Speights Named Basketball Video Coordinator
Sept. 12, 2011
Speights was the Administrative Assistant under Barbee last season. The Livingston, Ala., native played for Barbee at UTEP where he averaged 2.1 points in 7.4 minutes in 15 games off the bench for the Miners as a sophomore in 2006-07 while shooting 38.9 percent from 3-point range and 7-of-7 from the foul line.
He scored 18 of his 32 points against Southern Miss as he had nine points in both games vs. the Golden Eagles, including shooting 6-of-9 from 3-point range. He scored seven points vs. UC Riverside and made his Miner debut vs. Texas Tech on Nov. 25.
"Corey has been an instrumental part of our program and is an outstanding person," Auburn head coach Tony Barbee said. "He is an Alabama native and played for me at UTEP, and I am excited for his advancement in our program."
Speights was a first-team All-Conference selection for Central Florida Community College in 2005-06 as he led the Patriots to a 21-10 record by averaging 10.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
He was named the Alabama Class 4A Player of the Year in 2004 as a senior at Livingston High School and was a finalist for Mr. Basketball in Alabama after averaging 24 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 2.0 steals.
The Livingston, Ala., native totaled 33 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in the regional championship game vs. Choctaw County High in 2004. He was a national honor roll student at Livingston.
Speights earned a bachelor's in General Studies from UTEP in 2008 and a master's in Health and Human Performance from North Alabama in 2010.
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