View John Russell's photos of Vanderbilt's game with Mississippi State on February 1, 2014.
Honors 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
General: 7'0 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 30 games as a true freshman, averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.
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)...Plans to major in Engineering...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: 13, at Ole Miss (3/8/14) FG Made: 5, 2x, last at Ole Miss (3/8/14) FG Atts: 13, at Ole Miss (3/8/14) 3FG Made: 3, at Texas A&M (1/25/14) 3FG Atts: 6, 3x, last vs. Miss. State (3/12/14) FT Made: 4, vs. Ga. Tech (12/21/13) FT Atts: 5, vs. Ga. Tech (12/21/13) Rebounds: 7, 2x, last vs. Alabama (1/7/14) Assists: 3, 2x, last at Ole Miss (3/8/14) Turnovers: 3, vs. Morgan State (11/23/13) Blocks: 3, at Georgia (1/29/14) Steals: 3, vs. Miss. State (2/1/14) Minutes: 34, at Ole Miss (3/8/14)