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NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 9: Korvotney Barber #42 of the Auburn Tigers attempts a shot against Alex Gordon #3 of the Vanderbilt Commodores during day 1 of the SEC Men's Basketball Conference Tournament March 9, 2006 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt won 76-71. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Former Auburn basketball player Korvotney Barber has drowned, authorities said Sunday. Panama City Beach Cpl. Jason Gleason said a passerby found the 26-year-old's body at 3:49 p.m. between Boardwalk Beach Resort Condominiums and Top of the Gulf condos. Barber, who is from Manchester, Ga., went missing Saturday about 7 p.m., Gleason said. Barber averaged 10.9 points and 7.2 rebounds during his four-year Auburn career ending in 2008-09. Only the second McDonald's All-American signed by the Tigers, Barber was the only SEC player to average a double-double in league play as a senior. Current Auburn coach Tony Barbee said he just met Barber but was impressed. ''The Auburn basketball program is deeply saddened to lose one its great players in Korvotney `Vot' Barber,'' Barbee said in a statement released through Auburn. ''I was fortunate enough to meet Vot just last week when he stopped by my office to introduce himself to me. What an impressive gu...
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