|High School:||North Edgecombe|
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-2011)
Played in 30 games with 22 starts to his credit… Tied for third on the team with 25.7 minutes per game… Averaged 7.6 points per game… Third on the team with 23 3-point baskets made… Shot 44.4 percent from the field… Shot 65.2 percent from the free throw line… Shot 33.8 percent from 3-point land… Averaged 3.7 rebounds per game… Led team and finished 14th in the PBC with 89 assists on the year for an average of 3.0 per game… Finished second on the team with a 1.2 assist-to-turnover ratio… Season-high 21 points in 110-107 triple-overtime victory over Flagler on Feb. 5… Recorded 18 points, six rebounds and eight assists in win over The Apprentice School on Nov. 28… Scored 20 or more points on one occasion… Scored 15 or more points on three occasions… Recorded five or more assists on six occasions… Recorded five or more rebounds on nine occasions… Season and career-high 13 rebounds against Francis Marion on Jan. 2… Season and career-high nine assists in win over Johnson & Wales on Nov. 14.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-2010)
Played in 26 games with eight starts to his credit… Averaged 20.3 minutes per game… Averaged 5.3 points per game… Averaged 2.8 rebounds per game… Tied for 15th in PBC with 2.50 assists per game during league contests… 66 assists on the season and a 1.3 assist-to-turnover ratio… Season-high 13 points in win over Armstrong Atlantic on Jan. 23, featuring 3-3 from three-point range… Season-high seven rebounds in win over Lander on Dec. 20… Season-high three steals in win over St. Andrews on Nov. 20.
Four-year letterwinner for North Edgecombe High School... Finished career as the all-time leading scorer for the Warriors... Averaged 21 points and seven rebounds per game as a senior while also dishing out four assists and tallying three steals per contest... Earned Area Player of the Year honors his senior season while also earning All-Conference, Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player, and Team MVP honors... NEHS won back-to-back conference championships over the course of his junior and senior years while finishing second in the 1A state playoffs his junior year... Was a four-year member of the NEHS honor roll... Graduated in top-10 students in his senior class.
Is the son of Phyllis and Kerby Cooper, Sr.... Full name is Kerby Antonio Cooper, Jr. ... Has two younger brothers, Deon and O’Kaveon... Born on May 18, 1990 in Enfield, N.C.... Pre-major studies at UNCP.
CAREER HIGHS AT UNCP
Points: 21 vs. Flagler (2/5/11)
Rebounds: 13 vs. Francis Marion (1/2/11)
Assists: 9 vs. Johnson & Wales (11/14/10)
Steals: 4 at Wingate (11/30/10)
Blocks: 1 (5x) last vs. Georgia College (1/30/11)
3-Point Field Goals: 3 (3x) last vs. The Apprentice School (11/28/10)
Free Throws: 5 (2x) last vs. Flagler (2/5/11)
Minutes: 44 vs. Flagler (2/5/11)