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#23 Richard Roby
Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
City/State: San Bernardino, Calif.
High School: Lawrence Academy [Groton, Mass.]
Experience: 2 Letters
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2006-07 (junior): An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection ... Became the 24th player in school history to score over 1,000 points in a career ... Led team in scoring for the third straight season (17.3 ppg.) and for the season led CU 13 times (one shared) ... Also led CU in rebounding twice, assists five times (four shared), steals seven times (three shared), and blocked shots three times ... Netted double figures 23 times including a trio of 30-point efforts ... One double-double (21 pts., 10 rebounds in home win over Northern Colorado, Dec. 2) ... Scored a team-best 32 points against Pepperdine (Dec. 4), 30 points against Texas (Jan. 6) and at Kansas (Jan. 27) ... Scored 20 or more points 12 times (nine games between 20-29) ... Four times made at least 10 field goals in a game and 11 games with six or more rebounds ... Made more free throws (113) and attempts (154) than any other season and had seven games with at least seven or more; perfect from the charity stripe seven times ... Made five 3-pointers against Texas (Jan. 6) ... Swiped four steals in two games against Denver (Nov. 10) and at Kansas State (Feb. 10) and handed-out four or more assists, six times ... Played 30 minutes or more in 19 games ... Tallied four of the top scoring games with three, 30-point performances and a 26-point effort against Kansas State (Feb. 24) ... Big 12 Conference (all games): Finished seven in scoring (17.3 ppg.), 13th in free throw percentage (.734), 13th in minutes played (32.1) and 14th in field goal percentage (.383) ... Big 12 Conference-only: 8th in scoring (16.9 ppg.), 13th in field goal percentage (.421) and 19th in rebounding (5.1) ... CU Athlete of the Week (Dec. 3-10).

 

Career Numbers: Ranks seventh all-time on CU’s all-time scoring list with 1,456 career points ... Fourth all-time in points among guards ... In rebounding, ranks 26th (445, 5.1 rpg.) and ranks third among guards ... Sixth in field goal attempts (1,201) with 499 field goals made, just outside the top-10 ... Fourth in 3-pointers made (167) and third in attempts (494) ... Tied for fifth in steals (143, 1.6 spg.) ... Eighth in game starts (84) and 11th in career minutes (2,695) ... Tied for 17th in blocked shots (62) ... 22nd in assists (191, 2.2 apg.) ... Six career 30+ point games and five career double-doubles.

 

2005-06 (sophomore): All-Big 12 Conference first team and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) selection ... District 12 First Team ... SI.com All-Big 12 Conference First Team ... Collegeinsider.com Big 12 Conference Most Valuable Player ... The Sporting News National Player of the Week (Jan. 16-22) ... CU Athlete of the Week (Nov. 29; Dec. 6, 13; Jan. 19, 31) ... Phillips 66/Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 16) and Phillips 66/Co-Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 23) becoming first CU player ever to earn back-to-back weekly honors ...  Two double-doubles: 17 points, 15 rebounds vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 11); 19 pts., 10 rebounds against Utah (Dec. 7) ... Led CU in scoring (17.0), rebounds (5.5), steals (2.1), field goals made (172), minutes played (30.2) ... Also led 3-pointers made (63) in defensive rebounding (118), second in assists (74), second in blocks (27) ... Career-high with 33 points at Missouri (Jan. 14, 2006) ... Career-high 15 rebounds, 10-of-11 from the free throw line vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 11, 2006) ... Third career 30-point game vs. Nebraska (Jan. 25, 2006).

 

2004-05 (freshman): Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team ... CU Co-Freshman of the Year Award (CUSPY) ... All-Big 12 honorable mention ... CU Athlete of the Week (Nov. 22) ... Team leader in points per game (16.0), points scored (480), field goals made (169) and attempts (380), games played/starts (30/30), and steals (48) ... Big 12 (all games) stats: seventh in 3-point field goal made (2.23), seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (.374), ninth in steals (1.60), 10th in scoring (16.0), 11th in field goal percentage (.445), 14th in free throw percentage (.728); Big 12 Conference only games: second in 3-point field goals made (2.81), fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (.391), ninth in scoring (16.6), 12th in field goal percentage (.425), 11th in steals (1.38) ... Scored the most points by a CU freshman (480) ... One of five players in the conference to make seven 3-pointers in a game and only player to make seven treys, twice ... One of four players at CU to make seven treys in a game, twice ... Two double-doubles: 17 points, 10 rebounds in Big 12 Tournament upset win over Texas (Mar. 10) and 16 points, 13 rebounds in home win over Northwestern (Nov. 28) ... Led in scoring 16 of 30 games; eight times on the boards (one shared) ... Team leader in points (16.0), 3-pointers made (67), steals (1.6 spg.), minutes played (30.8), field goals made (169), shot attempts (380); third in team in rebounding (4.8) ... Scored in double-digits 27 of 30 games ... Second best CU freshman all-time in points average with 16.0 ppg., second only behind former great Chauncey Billups (17.9 ppg.) in 1995-96 ... Named Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Feb. 7) after scoring 20 points in back-to-back games with 29 at TTU and 22 at K-State; also named Co-Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 27) ... Just the second player in school history to be named Phillips 66/Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week twice ... Owned the top scoring game with 30 points (10-of-19 shooting with seven treys) vs. Kansas State (Feb. 26), also scored 29 points (11-of-20) with seven 3-pointers at Texas Tech (Feb. 2) ... His 48 steals ranked 13th in seasonal swipes; third all-time by a freshman steals ... In 14 conference games, team leader in points average (16.6), points scored (266), minutes played (494, 30.9), field goals made (90), attempts (212), 3-point field goals made (45), attempts (115), and steals (22) ... Season-best five assists in home finale against Iowa State; Handed-out three assists 11 different times ... Netted 20 or more points eight times (Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Texas A&M, Texas, at K-State, at Texas Tech, Nebraska, UMKC) ... Held two of the team’s 13 double-doubles this season ... Roby’s 19 points against the Cougars in the season opener ranked fourth overall in school history for the best scoring performance for a freshman ... Nicknamed “Radar” by Fox Sports Net color analyst Marty Fletcher.

 

LAWRENCE ACADEMY: Four-year lettermen that achieved an 89-15 over his prep career ... Averaged 23 points, six rebounds and four assists per game as a senior leading his school to the ISL championship ... Also averaged 23 points during his junior year ... During his sophomore season, member of 26-1 team that was ISL champions and the New England Class C Champions ... Scored most points in a game (41) during junior year with a personal-best seven 3-pointers in a game ... As a senior was the Gatorade (Mass.) Player of the Year, ISL MVP, All-League and All-New England ... Played at the ABCD All-American Camp ... Two-time first team all-league.

 

ACADEMICS: College major is sociology.

 

PERSONAL: Born Richard Dominique Roby on Sept. 28, 1985 in San Bernardino, Calif. ... Son of Paul Roby and Michelle Thomas-Roby ... Half brother, Kenyon Martin plays for the Denver Nuggets ... Goals after college include a business career and enjoys playing video games in his spare time ... Lists winning the New England championship as his biggest high school career moment.

 

 

CAREER (2004-present)

Career scoring: 7th, 87 games, 1,456 points, 16.7 ppg.    

Career scoring by position: 4th, 87 games, 1,456 points, 16.7 ppg.

 

Career 3FG made: 4th, 167

Career 3FG attempts: 3rd, 494

Career 3FG percentage: no place, 167-for-494, .338

 

Career free throws: 291-for-397 (.733)

Career steals: t-5th, 87 games, 143 steals, 1. apg.

Career blocks: t-17th, 62 blocks

Career assists: 22nd, 191

 

Career games started: 8th, 84

Career minutes played: 11th, 2695

Fewest career fouls per 40 minutes played: t-10th, 177 fouls, 2,695 minutes played, 2.6 per 40 minutes       

 

Season scoring by class (Fr.): 1st, 480 pts., 2004-05       

Season scoring by class (So.): 5th, 510 pts., 2005-06

Season scoring by class (Jr.): 8th, 466 pts., 2006-07

Single-Season Scoring Best: 18th, 510 points, 2005-06

 

Single-season 3FG made: t-10th, 63, 2005-06     

Single-season 3FG Attempts: t-9th, 177, 2005-06

 

Single-season steals: 10th, 62, 2005-06

Season steals by class (So.): t-2nd, 62, 2005-06

Single season blocked shots: t-26th, 27, 2005-06

 

- 10 or more points in 42 of 48 career Big 12 games

- Double-digits scoring in 77 of 87 career games 

 

 

Freshman Highlights (2004-05)

- CU Co-Freshman of the Year Award (April 21)

- Big 12 All-Freshman team

- Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (March 7)

- Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 27)

- Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Feb. 7)

- CU Athlete of the Week (Nov. 22)

- Scored the most points by a CU freshman (480)

- first CU freshman to lead team in scoring (16.0 ppg); also led in steals (48); second in rebounding (4.8), assists (58)

- second player in school history to be named Phillips 66/Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week, twice

- one of four CU players to make seven 3-pointers in a game, twice

- second best scoring average of all CU freshman (16.0 ppg.)

- two double-doubles: 17 points, 10 rebounds in Big 12 Tournament upset win over Texas (Mar. 10); 16 points, 13 rebounds

    vs. Northwestern (Nov. 28)

 - season-best 30 points vs. Kansas State (Feb. 26, 2005)

 

  

Sophomore Highlights (2005-06)

- All-Big 12 Conference First Team (March 6)

- 2005-06 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)

     District 12 First Team (Feb. 18)

- SI.com All-Big 12 Conference First Team (March 7)

- Collegeinsider.com Big 12 Conference Most Valuable Player

- The Sporting News National Player of the Week (Jan. 16-22)

- CU Athlete of the Week (Nov. 29; Dec. 6, 13; Jan. 19, 31)

- Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 16)

- Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 23)

first CU player ever to win back-to-back Big 12 weekly awards

- two double-doubles: 17 points, 15 rebounds vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 11); 19 pts., 10 rebs. against Utah (Dec. 7)

- Led CU in scoring (17.0), rebounds (5.5), steals (2.1), field goals made (172), minutes played (30.2) ... Also led  3-pointers made (63) in defensive rebounding (118), second in assists (74), second in blocks (27)

- Career-high with 33 points at Missouri (Jan. 14, 2006)

- Career-high 15 rebounds, 10-of-11 from the free throw line vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 11, 2006)

- Third career 30-point game vs. Nebraska (Jan. 25, 2006)

 

Media Accolades

- Rated 4th best freshman in Big 12 Conference by SportsIllustrated.com (Feb. 22, 2005)

- “In Your Face” by Cub Buenning, Slam Magazine (April 2005)“Player of the Week”, Sporting News (Feb. 3, 2006)

- “Roby, experience enough for Buffs in Big 12” by Andy Katz, ESPN.com (Feb. 1, 2006)

 

 

Junior Highlights (2006-07)

- An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection; ranks seventh all-time on CU’s all-time scoring list with 1,456 career points

- the 24th player in school history to score over 1,000 points in a career

- Led team in scoring for the third straight season (17.3 ppg.) and led CU 13 times (one shared)

- Netted double figures 23 times including a trio of 30-point efforts

- One double-double (21 pts., 10 rebounds, Northern Colorado, Dec. 2)

- Scored a team-best 32 points against Pepperdine (Dec. 4), 30 points against Texas (Jan. 6) and at Kansas (Jan. 27) ... Scored 20 or more points 12 times (nine games between 20-29)

- seventh in conference scoring - all games (17.3 ppg.); Big 12 Conference-only: 8th in scoring (16.9 ppg.)

 

 

Freshman

Led CU in scoring: 16 times

Led CU in rebounding: 8 (once shared)

Led in assists: twice (twice shared)

Led in steals: 16 (seven shared)

Led in blocks: seven times (four shared)

scored 30+ points: once

scored 20-29 pts.: seven times

scored 10-19 pts.: 19 times

scored 10+ pts.: 27

double-doubles: twice

 

Sophomore

Led CU in scoring: 17 times (four shared)

Led CU in rebounding: eight times (four shared)

Led in assists: eight times (three shared)

Led in steals: 16 times (10 shared)

Led in blocks: 10 times (six shared)

scored 30+ points: twice

scored 20-29 pts.: eight times

scored 10-19 pts.: 16 times

scored 10+ pts.: 26

double-doubles: twice

 

Junior

Led CU in scoring: 13 times (one shared)

Led CU in rebounding: twice

Led in assists: five times (four shared)

Led in steals: seven times (three shared)

Led in blocks: three times

scored 30+ points: three times

scored 20-29 pts.: nine times

scored 10-19 pts.: 19 times

scored 10+ pts.: 31 times

double-doubles: once

 

Three-Year Totals

Led CU in scoring: 46 times (five shared)

Led in rebounding: 18 times (five shared)

Led in assists: 15 times (nine shared)

Led in steals: 39 times (20 shared)

Led in blocks: 20 times (10 shared)

scored 30+ points: 6 times

scored 20-29 pts.: 24 times

scored 10-19 pts.: 54 times

scored 10+ pts.: 84 times

double-doubles: 5 times

 

 

 

 

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