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Robert Vaden

Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5/215
Personal: Born March 13, 1985 (Indianapolis)
High School: Pike HS (Indianapolis), then Bridgton Academy (Maine)
College: Alabama-Birmingham

Named First Team All-Conference USA as a junior and was named the league’s Newcomer of the Year … Named Second Team All Conference USA as a senior … Became the fastest player in UAB history to reach the 1,000-point mark, reaching the feat in his 50th game … As a senior, led the Blazers and ranked fifth in Conference USA in scoring (17.6 ppg) … Scored in double figures in 32 of 34 games, with 15 20-point scoring efforts … As a junior, ranked third in Conference USA in scoring (21.1 ppg) … Also ranked second in the league in free throw percentage (.863) … Led NCAA Division I in three-point field goals made per game and set a Conference USA mark for total three-point field goals made (142) … Set a school single season record for points (695).Earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore … Spent first two seasons of college career at Indiana before transferring to Alabama-Birmingham … Sat out the 2006-07 season at UAB under NCAA transfer rules.