Luke Kornet 3
Luke  Kornet
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lantana, Texas

High School:
Liberty Christian

Height / Weight:
7-1 / 250

Position:
F

 

01/14/2017

Tennessee takes down Vanderbilt 87-75

The `Dores had five score in double-figures but it was not enough to outlast the Volunteers

01/14/2017

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Tennessee 87, Vanderbilt 75

01/10/2017

Cleaning the Glass: Kentucky

Foul-plagued Commodores fall short vs. Wildcats

01/10/2017

Kentucky outlasts Vanderbilt 87-81

The 'Dores had four starters score in double-digits in the loss

01/10/2017

Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky 87, Vanderbilt 81

01/14/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee

Vanderbilt takes on in-state rival Tennessee Saturday night at Memorial Gym.

01/10/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky

Jan. 10, 2017

01/10/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky

Vanderbilt takes on Kentucky at Memorial Gym Tuesday night.

01/07/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama

Jan. 7, 2017

01/04/2017

USATSI Gallery - Auburn @ Vanderbilt

USATSI Gallery - Auburn @ Vanderbilt

Honors
• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 All-SEC Defensive Team

2015-16 CoSida Academic All-District Team

2014-15 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Team
• 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

General:
7'1 forward who signed in the late signing period in 2013 with the Commodores...Grew seven inches in his senior season and then two more when he arrived on campus...son of Frank Kornet, a former Vanderbilt basketball standout of his own from 1986-89...Played in 28 games and made 25 starts in 2015-16...Averaged 8.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game...Named to All-SEC Defensive Team.

2015-16 (Junior):
Played in 28 games and made 25 starts in 2015-16...Averaged 8.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game...Named to All-SEC Defensive Team...Scored in double figures in 11 games and had four or more blocks in 12 contests...Scored a season-high 20 points at Ole Miss...Made season-high four threes in win over Texas A&M in Nashville...Fourth in the nation in blocked shots, averaging 3.0 blocks per game.  He is fifth in the program’s history in career blocks per game (1.49) and is fourth in total blocks (139)...In a single season, Kornet’s 84 blocks ranks second in program history, and his 3.0 average is the best in a single season...Notched the program’s second triple double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 blocks vs. Auburn.  It was the program’s first triple-double with blocks.  Brad Tinsley had the other triple double when he registered 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a win over Presbyterian on November 12, 2010...The 10 blocks set a new Vanderbilt program single-game record - the previous best was seven by Will Perdue (vs. East Carolina, 12/28/87), Festus Ezeli (at Georgia, 2/16/11) and Damian Jones (at South Carolina, 2/13/14)...Averaged 11.7 ppg in three games in Maui - scored 14 points vs. Kansas with four blocks.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Played in 35 games and made 14 starts...Averaged 8.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per game...Scored in double figures in 18 games and made three or more three's in six contests...Shot 40% from three and made 50 threes...Scored career-high 24 points on 10-11 shooting vs. Tennessee State... He tied the Memorial Gym record for FG% held by Jeffrey Taylor, who was also 10-11 from the floor vs. Tennessee State on December 19, 2009...Posted first career double-double vs. Trevecca (10 points, career-high 10 rebounds.); also had career-best four blocks...Also blocked four shots against South Dakota State in NIT Second Round...Tied a career high with 10 rebounds vs. Auburn...Made a career-high five threes in win at Tennessee...Made four threes vs. Rutgers...Had a career-high four assists on three occasions.

2013-14 (Freshman):
Played in 30 games and started two...Averaged 4.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game...Scored in double-figures in three games...Tallied a career-high 13 points at Ole Miss (3/8)...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in back-to-back games - against Northeastern (1/4) and at Alabama (1/7)...Made a career-high three made three-pointers at Texas A&M in a win on Jan. 25...Made two or more threes in six games...Dished out three assists vs. Saint Louis (12/30) and at Ole Miss (3/8)...Blocked a career-high three shots at Georgia (1/29).

High School:
Averaged 15.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, and 3.0 steals at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas...Team was a state finalist in 2013, and were District TAPPS 5A-1 Champions in 2013...Named to TAPPS 5A First Team All-State in 2012-13, and was an honorable all-state selection in 2011-12...Named to TAPPS 5A-1 First Team All-District team in 2011-12 and 2012-13...Denton Record Chronicle Defensive Player of the Area in 2012-13...Selected to the 2013 TAPPS State All-Tournament Team, and was also a member of the 2012 and 2013 Academic All-State Team.

Personal:
Luke Francis Kornet...July 15, 1995...Son of Frank and Tracy Kornet...Both parents attended Vanderbilt...Has one brother, John (22) and one sister, Nicole (20)...Majoring in computer science...Recipient of the R. Dean and Virginia L. Wilkinson Scholarship and the George and Helen Miller Memorial Scholarship...Advice to youngsters: "Your life is a gift from God, so do everything possible to give back to Him."

Career Highs
Points: 24, vs. Tennessee State (11/23/14)
FG Made: 10
, vs. Tennessee State (11/23/14)
FG Atts: 17, at Ole Miss (2/6/16)
3FG Made: 5, at Tennessee (2/26/15)
3FG Atts: 9, at S. Carolina (1/9/16)
FT Made: 4, 5x,
last at Ole Miss (2/6/16)
FT Atts: 6, 2x, last at Tennessee (1/20/16)
Rebounds: 14, at Tennessee (1/20/16)
Assists: 4, 2x, last vs. South Carolina (2/7/15)
Turnovers:  4, 2x, last at Arkansas (1/5/16)
Blocks: 10, vs. Auburn (1/12/16)
Steals: 3, vs. Miss. State (2/1/14)
Minutes: 37, 3x, last vs. Kentucky (2/27/16)




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