No. 14 NC State defeats Wake Forest on February 6, 2014 in Reynolds Coliseum 74-69. Photos by Greg Mintel.
Senior (2013-14):Game-by-game ...First team Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American, becoming just the third in the history of the program ... All-ACC second team ... All-ACC Academic Team ... ACC's Kay Yow Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Ended the season ranked second in career appearances (132) and blocks (197), ninth in rebounds (832), and 11th in points scored (1588) ... Started all 33 games of the season, averaging 33 minutes per contest ... Shot 43 percent from the field including a 32.8 percent success rate from beyond the arc ... Averaged 14.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game ... Collected a career-high 16 rebounds in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal win over RV/RV Syracuse ... Hit the game-winning three-pointer in the win over Virginia ... Scored a game and career-high 30 points at No. 7 Duke ... Scored in double figures during 26 of State's 33 games (and 83 times in her career) ... Played a season-high 45 minutes in the overtime win at Clemson ... Collected 10+ rebounds in in four ACC games ... Played the 100th game of her career in the season-opening win over St. Bonaventure on Nov. 8 ... Made her 100th career start at No. 13 UNC on Jan. 9 ... Recorded the 15th double-double of her career Feb. 6 vs. Wake Forest.
ACC Career Notes: Tied for 16th in ACC history with 1.7 blocks per game during the 2012-13 season - an NC State school record.
Junior (2012-13): Named a 2013 Academic All-American (third team) ... Led NC State and ranked 12th in the ACC in scoring (13.3), 13th in rebounds (7.2) and third in blocks (1.6) ... Also 11th in defensive rebounds (4.6) ... Scored in double figures 23 times, including five 20+ games ... Named to the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout All-Tournament team after averaging 15.7 points and 9.7 rebounds in Las Vegas ... Named MVP of Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational after averaging 22.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 block ... Tied her career high with 26 points and hauled in 12 boards in win over Auburn ... Also named College Sports Madness ACC Player of the Week ... Matched career high with 26 points at Florida State on Feb. 14 ... Selected to All-ACC Academic Team for a third time.
Sophomore (2011-12): Named a 2012 Academic All-American (third team) ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Averaged 18.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in two Postseason WNIT games ... Had a monster game against Wake Forest with career-high 26 points, eight rebounds, four blocks, three steals and two assists ... Also had 21 points in the win over No. 18 Vanderbilt ... Was named College Sports Madness National and ACC Player of the Week after her performance against Vandy ... Was named to Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 12.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in three games in Hawaii ... Scored in double figures 18 times this season ... ACC Ranks: 28th in scoring; 12th in free throw shooting and fourth in blocks.
Freshman (2010-11): Named to the All-ACC Academic Team .... Started seven of the last eight games of the season and 16 of 30 contests in first collegiate campaign ... Averaged 11.0 points, 6.4 rebounds 2.3 blocks in 14 ACC games ... Scored in double-figures 17 times (10 times in ACC play) ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 27 ... Ranked second in the ACC with 1.9 blocks per game - led all freshman ... Finished second on the team with 6.4 rebounds per game - ranked 16th in the ACC ... Also ranked 30th in scoring (9.5) and fourth among all league freshman ... Scored a season-best 19 points at Wake Forest in regular-season finale ... Also had 17 points in 49 minutes against Virginia.
High School: Averaged 22.7 points, 12.2 rebounds, 5.5 blocks and 1.9 assists per game as a senior ... Led Mission Conference in points, rebounds and blocks, earning MVP honors for the third-straight year ... Also selected first team All-CIF as a senior ... Named MVP (17 points, 12 rebounds, six blocks) at Battle of the Valley girl's all-star basketball game ... Averaged 21.5 points, 15.0 rebounds, 5.4 blocks and 3.0 assists per game as a junior ... Led Notre Dame to a 26-7 record during junior year ... Scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Division AA title game win over Orange Lutheran ... Selected first team All-California by CalHi Preps during junior and senior seasons ... Chose NC State over Arizona State, Notre Dame, Boston College and Colorado.
Personal: Kody Marie Burke ... Father played college basketball at UC Riverside and Cal-State Dominquez Hills, and then professionally overseas ... Studying business administration at NC State.