Russell Robinson
Full Name: Russell Robinson, Jr.
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 205
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
High School: Rice HS
College: Kansas
 

Kansas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 24 0 28 68 .412 21 30 .700 6 21 .286 16 25 19 2 83 3.50
2005-06 33 32 93 251 .371 92 124 .742 28 87 .322 103 152 76 17 306 9.30
2006-07 37 36 85 195 .436 71 109 .651 27 78 .346 115 161 73 18 268 7.20
2007-08 40 40 84 198 .424 88 113 .779 35 110 .318 113 162 79 16 291 7.30
Totals 134 108 290 712 .407 272 376 .723 96 296 .324 347 500 247 53 948 7.10

Career Highlights: Three-time Big 12 All-Defensive selection. A three-year starter who helped lead the Jayhawks to four straight Big 12 regular season titles. Finished with 500 career assists and 247 steals.

Senior (2007-08): Only player to start all 40 games as Kansas claimed the NCAA title. Big 12 All-Defensive Team (coaches, media). Academic All-Big 12 Second Team. Led team with 4.05 assists per game. Recorded at least three assists in 34 games and three-plus steals in 12 contests. Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds at Iowa State. Scored a season-high 22 points, including 14-of-15 free throws vs. Baylor. His eight steals vs. Yale was one shy of the school record. Dished out a career-best 11 assists vs. Ohio.

Junior (2006-07): Big 12 All-Defensive Team (coaches, media). Named to NCAA West Regional Team. A finalist for Bob Cousy Award. Finished third in Big 12 in steals (1.97 spg) and assist-turnover ratio (2.4), and sixth in assists (4.35 apg). Recorded 11 games of six assists or more. Had 14 games with three-plus steals, including five steals vs. Niagara and UCLA in NCAA Tournament. Named to Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament team after scoring 10 points vs. Ball State and 12 points with seven rebounds in OT win over No. 1 Florida. Missed one game and another start due to a foot injury in late February.

Sophomore (2005-06): Named to Big 12 All-Defensive Team and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. Teamís third-leading scorer (9.3 ppg). Finished third in Big 12 in steals (2.30 spg), fourth in assists (4.61 apg), second in assist-turnover ratio (2.08) and eighth in free throw percentage (.742). Averaged 7.3 assists in final eight games. Scored a total of 32 points and dished out 22 assists over three games in Big 12 Championship. Posted seven steals vs. Oklahoma State in Big 12 quarterfinals. Scored a career-high 24 points at Texas A&M.

Freshman (2004-05): Named ESPN.com Freshman of the Week (12/18) after scoring four of his seven points in final 28 seconds vs. South Carolina. Recorded 10 points and five assists in 23 minutes vs. Saint Joseph's. Scored a season-high 13 points in just 16 minutes vs. Nevada. Averaged nine points in four games on KU's 4-0 trip in British Columbia, Canada in Fall 2004.

Strengths: A lock-down defender with an outstanding work ethic. Can play both guard spots.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies. Parents are Theresa and Russell Robinson, Sr.



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