Full Name:
Robert Michael Archibald
Position:
Forward
College:
Illinois
Height:
6-11
Weight:
250
High School:
Lafayette HS (Ballwin, Mo.)
Birthdate:
March 29, 1980
Birthplace:
Paisley, Scotland

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (32nd overall) by the Memphis Grizzlies.

AT ILLINOIS
As a senior, was an All-Big 10 Third Team pick by league coaches and All-Big 10 Honorable Mention selection by media.
Topped conference in field goal percentage.
Averaged career-best 22.6 minutes.
Ranked second on the team and 14th in the Big 10 in rebounding (5.5 rpg).
Reached double figures in scoring 18 times and paced Illinois in scoring five times.
Topped team in rebounding 12 times.
Scored a career-high-tying 25 points vs. Penn State on 11-of-12 shooting (.917), the second-best percentage in school history.
Ripped down career-high 13 boards against Northwestern.
Scored 17 points on 5-for-5 shooting vs. Wisconsin in career-high 30 minutes.
Grabbed 10 rebounds against NCAA champion Maryland.
Averaged 13.5 points during Big 10 Tournament.
Selected to play in NABC All-Star Game during Final Four.

Was Illinoisís leading scorer and rebounder (4.5 rpg) off the bench as a junior.
Averaged 1.13 blocks in Big 10 games.
Posted first double-double of career with then-career highs of 16 points and 12 rebounds against Illinois-Chicago.
Later notched 12 points, 12 boards and career-high five blocks vs. Penn State.
Named to NCAA Midwest Region All-Regional Team after scoring 25 points, including 13 free throws, and grabbing seven boards in regional final loss to Arizona.

As a sophomore, averaged 12.1 minutes and 3.2 rebounds despite battling sore back and other injuries for much of the season.
Was teamís high rebounder three times, against Iowa (10), Missouri (eight) and Purdue (five).
Scored 12 points (on 5-of-7 shooting) while grabbing eight boards and notching two steals vs. Michigan.
Had strong game against Duke, compiling nine points and six rebounds.

Averaged 14.3 minutes as a freshman.
In second game of his career, scored 14 points vs. Georgetown and followed that up the next game with 11 points vs. George Washington.
Prior to season, represented Great Britain in World University Games, where he led the team in scoring with 13.7 ppg.


PRE-COLLEGE
Before attending Lafayette HS in Missouri, starred in Dunfermline, Scotland, earning under-18 National Player of the Year honors in 1997.
Also named MVP of the 1997 Nike European Camp (for the top 65 European players).

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 32 8 32 82 .390 31 45 .689 100 26 16 10 95 3.0
1999-00 30 20 35 67 .522 31 48 .646 97 15 12 7 101 3.4
2000-01 34 2 77 131 .588 90 122 .738 154 22 12 26 244 7.2
2001-02 34 31 114 173 .659 134 205 .654 188 44 25 38 362 10.6
TOTALS 130 61 258 453 .570 286 420 .681 539 107 65 81 802 6.2
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 0-for-0 (.000); 1999-00, 0-for-0 (.000); 2000-01, 0-for-0 (.000); 2001-02, 0-for-1 (.000). Totals: 0-for-1 (.000).