Kortney  Dunbar

13Kortney Dunbar

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Edwardsville, Ill.

High School:
Edwardsville H.S.

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

CAREER HIGHS

  • Points: 24 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • Rebounds: 13 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • Assists: 1 // Penn State, 11/20/16*
  • Steals: 2 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • Blocks: 2 // Penn, 11/14/14
  • Field Goals: 10 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • 3-Pointers: 4 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • Free Throws: 1 // Auburn, 1/10/16
  • Minutes: 34 // Central Arkansas, 11/15/15
  • * Indicates most recent high

CAREER HONORS

  • Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society -- 2016-17
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll -- 2015-16
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll -- 2014-15

2016-17 - JUNIOR

  • Scored a season-high 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds as she hit three three-pointers vs. TSU.
  • Has hit a three-pointer in consecutive games vs. Navy, ETSU and Penn State.
  • Scored five points and added a block, a steal and an assist vs. Navy.

2015-16 - SOPHOMORE

  • Saw duty in 27 contests, getting four starting nods as a sophomore.
  • Led the team in three-point field goal percentage in 2015-16, hitting 25-of-75 (.333) from behind the arc.
  • Team leader in three-pointers in six games and hit more than three in contests vs. Central Arkansas (11/15) and Texas A&M (2/7).
  • Earned her first career start against Central Arkansas, notching 24 points, 13 rebounds, two steals, 10 field goals and four three-pointers in 34 minutes, all of which were career highs.
  • Connected on 10-of-15 shots from the field and 4-of-6 from the three-point line while leading the team in scoring and rebounding in the season-opening 102-47 victory over UCA.
  • Converted a trio of three-pointers, scoring nine of the team's 14 first-quarter points vs. Texas A&M.
  • Hit a three-pointer in seven minutes off the bench against Syracuse in the Elite Eight.
  • Scored three points vs. Green Bay in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Knocked in two treys in 15 minutes off the bench against Georgia on Feb. 28.
  • Hit two threes to record six points in eight minutes against LSU.
  • Played the final three minutes and hit two shots, including a game-clinching three, to defeat Ole Miss.
  • Hit two three-pointers and notched a steal off the bench against Alabama.
  • Nailed two three-pointers in five minutes as the Lady Vols tried to mount a comeback at Arkansas.
  • Scored six points in only eight minutes off the bench in the Lady Vols' win over Auburn.
  • Grabbed seven rebounds and added five points against Stetson.
  • Tallied two boards and a steal while earning her third start of the season against #7/7 Oregon State.

2014-15 - FRESHMAN

  • Played in 20 games and averaged 6.6 minutes per contest in her first season at Tennessee.
  • In limited playing time, she made 14 three-pointers for the fourth-highest total on the team.
  • She hit three from long range in her college debut, tallying 15 points vs. Penn in 25 minutes of action.
  • She scored in double figures in the second game of the year vs. Oral Roberts, contributing 10 points.
  • Knocked down at least one shot behind the three-point arc in each of her first six contests.
  • Pulled down a career-high six rebounds vs. Oral Roberts.
  • Committed only three turnovers all season long.

USA/AAU BASKETBALL

  • Played for Midwest Elite-Platinum AAU team.
  • Participated in 2013 USA 3-on-3 U18 Team Trials.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Ranked No. 78 in 2014 espnW HoopGurlz Top 100.
  • Rated as a four-star recruit on that list and the No. 22-ranked wing player.
  • All-Star Girls Report ranked her the No. 65 player in the country.
  • Blue Star ranked her the No. 74 player in the nation.
  • SchollyMe All-World Game participant (2014).
  • McDonald's All-American nominee (2014).
  • Associated Press Class 4A All-State First Team (2014) and Second Team (2013).
  • Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Class 4A All-State First Team (2014) and Second Team (2013).
  • Selected to play in IBCA All-Star Game (2014).
  • Champaign News-Gazette All-State First Team (2014).
  • Chicago Tribune All-State Girls Basketball Second Team (2014).
  • Edwardsville Intelligencer Girls Basketball MVP (2014).
  • Belleville News-Democrat Class 3A-4A Player of the Year (2014).
  • St. Louis All-Metro First Team (2013) and Second Team (2014).
  • Southwestern Conference All-Conference First Team (2013, 2014).
  • Southwestern Conference Academic All-Conference (2013, 2014).
  • Averaged 16.8 ppg. and 9.7 rpg., and hit 57 three-pointers as a senior.
  • Also had 59 assists, 44 blocks and 36 steals for EHS in 2013-14.
  • Finished her career with 1,205 points and 546 rebounds, both ranking sixth in EHS history.
  • Had single-game prep career highs of 28 points and 23 rebounds, both as a senior.
  • She played on teams that accumulated a 118-5 record.
  • Averaged 14.4 ppg. and 5.6 rpg., and drained 55 threes as a junior.
  • Also recorded 64 steals, 57 assists and 31 blocks in 2012-13.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Kortney Nicole Dunbar.
  • Nicknames include Kort and KD.
  • Born on July 3, 1996, in Florissant, Mo.
  • Parents are Mark and Christine Dunbar.
  • Has an older sister, Kirstin.
  • Majoring in recreation and sport management.
  • Recipient of the Randall Keith Nutt Athletic Scholarship Endowment.
  • Follow @KDXIII_ on Twitter and @kdxiii on Instagram.
 

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