Men's Basketball

    5 Marco Killingsworth  
    Marco Killingsworth


    Montgomery, Ala.

    High School:
    Central Park Christian

    Last College:

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 268




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    SENIOR YEAR (2004-05)

    Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules • a member of the 2005 Big Ten Foreign Tour • led Foreign Tour Team with 15.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest • played instrumental role in development of D.J. White in 2005 • has only seven-percent body fat.

    AUBURN (2001-04)

    Just the 10th player in Auburn history to record 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds in only three seasons, Killingsworth led the Tigers in scoring (13.7 ppg) and rebounding (6.9 rpg) in 2003-04 • shot .587 (145-of-247) from the floor to lead the SEC for the second-straight season, and his scoring and rebounding each ranked among the top 20 in the league, while his field goal percentage ranked 16th nationally • Killingsworth was second on the team with four double-doubles, including a 23-point, 11-rebound effort against Ole Miss and a 17-point, 12-rebound performance against eventual Elite Eight participant Alabama • these statistics fueled Killingsworth's selection to the Coaches All-SEC second team, the Associated Press' All-SEC third team and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 6 second team • as a sophomore, helped Auburn to the 2003 NCAA Sweet 16 by starting 33 of the Tigers' 34 games • recorded 25 double-figure scoring games, five double-figure rebounding games and four double-doubles • he averaged 13.3 points and 6.4 rebounds, led the SEC in field goal percentage at .550 and earned the Tigers' Outstanding Offensive Player honors • tallied a season and career-high 24 points against Georgia State and grabbed 12 rebounds each against Western Michigan and LSU • earned Auburn's Hustle Award after starting 14 of Auburn's 28 games as a freshman • shot a team-best .529 from the floor and finished with 7.8 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in 19.6 minutes per contest • poured in a season-high 17 points against UNC-Asheville.


    A product of Central Park Christian Academy in Birmingham (Ala.), Killingsworth was one of the nation's most highly-recruited players in 2000-01 • a first team Parade All-American who was ranked as the third-best power forward in the country by Hoop Scoop (12th overall player), Border Wars and Athlon's, Killingsworth's 30 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks per game and .670 field goal percentage led Central Park Christian Academy to a 31-1 record in 2001 • he was a first team all-state selection and ranked as the second-best player in the state behind eventual Denver Nuggets draft pick Ousmane Cisse • the son of Johnnie Mae Hooks was born Feb. 21, 1982 and is enrolled in University Division and working on continuing studies.

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