2009-10: Junior at Creighton • Started each of the first four games of the year before giving way to Justin Carter in fifth game. • Hit 4-of-8 three-pointers and scored 12 points to go with career-high three steals vs. UALR (Nov. 22). • Had a pair of two-point field goals for the second time in his career at No. 19 New Mexico (Dec. 19). • Started for Darryl Ashford (family funeral) on Jan. 30 at Drake and responded with eight points and career-highs in minutes (31), rebounds (7) and assists (4). • Had five points, three rebounds and a steal against Illinois State (Feb. 13). • Had nine points on 3-of-4 shooting from downtown against South Dakota in CIT opening round (March 16). • Of his 82 career field goals, 69 are from three-point range. • A career 39.4 percent shooter from downtown. • Named an honorable-mention choice on the MVC’s Scholar-Athlete Team. • Also named to NABC Honors Court for his academic work.
2008-09: Sophomore at Creighton • Named to the MVC’s Scholar-Athlete Second Team. • Ranked third in the MVC in three-point percentage (44.8). • Had a streak of 38 field goals made that were three-pointers from Jan. 2, 2008 to Feb. 8, 2009, a streak snapped on Feb. 11 vs. Bradley with a driving lay-up. • Had three points, three assists and blocked a dunk attempt by Kentucky star Jodie Meeks in NIT (March 24). • Made first career start on Dec. 2 against Mississippi Valley State. • Had six points while starting for injured Booker Woodfox in win at Bradley (Jan. 10). • Snared season-best six rebounds at Illinois State (Jan. 3). • Hit 3-of-4 three-point tries in victory at Saint Joseph’s (Dec. 6). • Drained 3-of-6 three-pointers to score nine points at Nebraska (Nov. 29). • Had 12 points and five rebounds in win over Dayton (Dec. 10), making 4-of-5 three-pointers. • Tied career-high with 14 points, including 4-of-6 shooting from long-range, in win over Northern Colorado (Dec. 13).
2007-08: Freshman at Creighton • Averaged 1.9 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 27 games, all as a reserve. • Had five points, three assists and two rebounds in win over Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 17). • Scored season-high 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in win over Savannah State (Nov. 29). • Made 3-of-4 shots from three-point range to finish with nine points and three assists in win over Houston Baptist (Dec. 17). • Had seven points in 15 minutes against No. 22 Drake while playing against brother Klayton with oldest brother, Kyle, in the crowd (Jan. 22). • Shot 55.6 percent (15-27) from the field at home, including 10-for-20 from three-point range. • Shot 5-of-7 (71.4 percent) from three-point range in the last five minutes of games.
Pella High School • Three-year letterman, where he played both basketball and football. • Led team to state quarterfinals as a senior, as club finished 17-7. • Averaged 17.2 points and 8.4 rebounds per game while earning first-team all-state honors. • As a junior, averaged 19.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per game while earning second-team all-state accolades. • Averaged 12.4 points per game as a sophomore as well as 5.4 rebounds per game. • Is a member of 1,000 point club at Pella along with brothers Kyle, Klayton and Kirk. • Three-time all-Little Hawkeye Conference pick, with first-team honors his final two seasons. • Played in Goalsetter All-Star Game. • Played for coach Mike DeSplinter and the Rim Rockers AAU team. • Ranked 15th in his high school class with a 3.9 GPA.
More About Kaleb Full Name: Kaleb Easton Korver Birthday: Sept. 19, 1988 Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif. Parents: Kevin & Laine Korver Brothers: Kyle (29), Klayton (26), Kirk (20) Noting Kyle: Earned All-America honors while playing at Creighton (1999-2003) and is in his eighth year in the NBA, currently with the Chicago Bulls Noting Klayton: Played five years at Drake (2003-08) and started every game of team’s 28-5 senior season Noting Kirk: Is a sophomore on the men’s basketball team at UMKC Notable Stat: Kyle’s Creighton team went 29-5 his senior year and Klayton’s Drake team went 28-5 his senior year. Both won MVC Tournament titles. Major: Business Management Did You Know?: Mother once scored 74 points in a high school game (6-on-6 in Iowa) Favorite Vacation Spot: Los Angeles, Calif. Why Creighton: Watched Creighton basketball growing up, great facilities, history Favorite Professors: Tim Bastian, Laura Mizaur Favorite Pro Sports Team: Chicago Bulls Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Career Highs Points 14 (2x), last at Southern Illinois 2/14/09 Field Goals 5 at Southern Illinois 2/14/09 Field Goal Attempts 9 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock 11/22/09 3-Point Field Goals 4 (4x), last vs. Arkansas-Little Rock 11/22/09 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 8 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock 11/22/09 Free Throws 6 vs. Savannah State 11/29/07 Free Throws Attempted 8 vs. Savannah State 11/29/07 Rebounds 7 at Drake 1/30/10 Assists 4 at Drake 1/30/10 Blocks 1 (5x), last at #19 New Mexico 12/19/09 Steals 3 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock 11/22/09 Minutes 31 at Drake 1/30/10
Awards & Honors 2007-08 Creighton University Dean’s List MVC Academic Honor Roll NABC Honors Court
2008-09 MVC Scholar-Athlete Second Team
2009-10 Creighton University Dean’s List MVC Academic Honor Roll MVC Scholar-Athlete Team Honorable-Mention