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#24 Klayton Korver
Position: FORWARD
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pella, Iowa
High School: Pella
Experience: 3 Letters

2007-08 — Fifth-year senior who will be appearing in school record 122nd game in first round of NCAA Tournament...one of two players in Drake history to score more than 1,000 points and make more than 200 three-point baskets, ranking 13th in scoring (1,123 points) and second in three-point baskets (235)...named Jan. 28 MVC Player and Scholar-Athlete of Week after averaging 18.5 points and 5.5 three-point baskets in wins vs. Northern Iowa and Creighton...has made at least two treys in 22 games, including 53 in last 18 games... scored in double figures in 14 games...tied career high with 23 points at home vs. Northern Iowa, while hitting career-high seven of eight three-point shots...had 22 points, including five treys, vs. Duquesne in Iowa Realty Invitational championship...named to Iowa Realty All-Tournament team after averaging 13.5 points and 5.5 rebounds...ranks fourth in MVC in three-point baskets made with 77 (2.41 avg.)...tallied 19 points, including five treys, in home finale vs. Wichita State...also had 19 points, including five treys, in home win vs. Missouri State...grabbed season-high seven rebounds at Bradley.

2006-07 — Led Drake with 63 three-point baskets, while playing in all 32 games...ranked tenth in MVC in three-point field goals made (1.97 avg.)...averaged 9.3 points and 3.4 rebounds...started in 18 games, including first 15 to start the season...made four or more three-point baskets in six games...led team in scoring in four games, including a career-high 23 off bench to spark home win vs. Northern Iowa...hit six-of -0 three-point baskets vs. Panthers...reached double figures in scoring in 12 games...established career high with five assists vs. Waldorf...collected 20 points, including four treys, and seven rebounds to rally team to victory past UC Irvine...scored 19 points, including four treys, in home game vs. Missouri State...had 18 points, hitting five treys, in MVC Tournament win vs. Evansville...scored 15 points at Indiana State, hitting four three-point baskets...had 13 points (5-7 shooting/3-4 3pt. range), season-high eight rebounds, career-high five assists and two steals vs. Waldorf in just 22 minutes...led team in rebounds in six games, matching season high with eight rebounds vs. Waldorf and Evansville in MVC Tournament.

2005-06 — Redshirted while recovering from off-season knee surgery.

2004-05 — Appeared in all 29 games, starting 28...averaged 9.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, while leading team with 56 three-point baskets...ranked sixth in the MVC in conference games only in free throw percentage (.827)...enjoyed 13 double-figure scoring games, while leading team in scoring in six games...made three or more three-point baskets in 10 games...led team in rebounding in eight games...earned first career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in home victory vs. Bradley...collected 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds vs. San Jose State while also tying a career-high with five three-point baskets...averaged 11.4 points in 15 home games, achieving career highs in three games (17, 18-twice)...scored 18 points against both Iowa and Wagner...tallied 17 points, including three treys and six rebounds, vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...notched 15 points and seven rebounds in road win at Bradley...scored 12 points (two treys) and grabbed six rebounds at Indiana State, sending game into overtime by making two free throws with no time left in regulation...scored 14 points in home finale victory vs. Evansville...led team with 12 points and eight rebounds at Northern Iowa.

2003-04 — Became first Drake player to be named to Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman team since Luke McDonald was cited in 2000-01...appeared in 28 games, averaging 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds...started last eight games of season, averaging 9.3 points during that stretch...led team with 39 three-point baskets to rank second on school freshman single-season charts...collected 14 points and five rebounds in double-overtime victory vs Creighton...matched a season high with 14 points in home finale vs. Evansville, while also collecting four rebounds and two steals...made a trey in last 11 games of season...came off bench to score 11 points, nailing three three-point baskets, in victory at Wichita State...scored 13 points at Indiana State, hitting three treys, while collecting four rebounds...grabbed career-high seven rebounds at Bradley...had 11 points and five rebounds vs. Iowa State...led team with six rebounds at Southern Illinois.

High School — Earned first team Iowa Class 3A all-state honors by both Iowa Newspaper Association and Des Moines Register in 2002-03...three-year starter. who led Pella High School to 2002 and 2003 Iowa Class 3A state championships...averaged 16.1 points and 9.9 rebounds while leading Little Dutch to 24-2 record in 2002-03...also shot 50.1 percent from floor, including 34.8 percent from three-point range, and 76.8 percent from free throw line...named co-captain of 2003 Iowa Class 3A All-Tournament team after averaging 17.3 points and 9.0 rebounds in three games...collected 16 points and 13 rebounds in 66-52 victory past Harlan in state championship game...earned second team Iowa Class 3A honors in 2002 by The Des Moines Register after averaging 14.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game...led Pella to 2002 Iowa Class 3A state title, while also earning all-tournament honors...scored 20 points in 61-53 victory past Sioux City Heelan in state championship game...Little Dutch posted 26-1 record in 2001-02, including 14-0 record in Little Hawkeye Conference... scored career-high 26 points vs. Norwalk as junior...team posted 72-8 mark during Korver’s playing career...also was two-year starter at tight end and defensive end on football team which was ranked No. 4 in final 2001-02 Iowa Class 3A poll...earned first team Class 3A all-state honors as defensive end by Iowa Newspaper Association in 2002.

Personal — Marketing major who was named to MVC Scholar-Athlete second team in 2007-08 and 2004-05......was a 2006-07 MVC Scholar-Athlete honorable mention team choice...member of Drake InterVarsity Christian Fellowship...born Klayton Everett Korver on May 8, 1984 in Lakewood, Calif....parents: Kevin and Laine Korver...has three brothers: Kyle (27), Kaleb (19) and Kirk (17)...comes from a long line of hoops-playing family members, as his father, mother and two uncles played at Central College in Pella, Iowa...another uncle, Kris Korver, played at Northwestern College and coached the Red Raiders to the 2001 NAIA national title...mother once scored 73 points in high school game...older brother, Kyle, was two-time player of year in Missouri Valley Conference in 2002 and 2003 during basketball career at Creighton, earning second team All-American honors as senior in 2003....Kyle played with Philadelphia 76ers from 2004-2007 before being traded to Utah on Dec. 29...Kyle led the NBA in three-point baskets in 2004-05 with 226, while averaging 11.5 points ...Kyle became the first rookie to ever participate in the Foot Locker 3-Point Shootout, finishing third during the 2004 NBA All-Star Weekend...younger brother Kaleb is freshman on the Creighton basketball team...high school basketball coach: Mark Core.