Brett Roberts

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Brett Roberts
Personal information
Born (1970-03-24) March 24, 1970 (age 48)
Portsmouth, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school South Webster
(South Webster, Ohio)
College Morehead State (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Position Small forward
Career highlights and awards

Brett Roberts (born March 24, 1970) is a former American basketball player best remembered for leading NCAA Division I in scoring as a senior in 1991–92 and then getting selected by the Sacramento Kings in that year's NBA draft, although he ultimately never played a game in the league. Roberts grew up in Portsmouth, Ohio and attended South Webster High School before moving on to play for Morehead State University's basketball team.

A 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) small forward, Roberts averaged 16.7 points per game for his four-year career.[1] Through his first three seasons he averaged no more than around 14 points per game.[1] Then, in his senior season in 1991–92, Roberts jumped from an average of 14.5 per game the year before to a nation-leading 28.1 points per game, doubling his output in a single season.[1][2] He was named the Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year and was even selected in the NBA Draft.[3]

Baseball career

Despite being drafted, Roberts never made any teams' final rosters. He eventually became the principal at his old high school, forgoing any professional aspirations.[4] In 1991, Roberts was also selected by the Minnesota Twins in the fourth round (103rd overall) of the Major League Baseball amateur entry draft.[5]


See also


  1. ^ a b c "Brett Roberts". The Draft Review. 2011. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  2. ^ "2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). 2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Media Guide. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2009. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  3. ^ "1992 NBA Draft". Sports Reference LLC. 2011. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  4. ^ "Scoring Sensations". Sports Illustrated. June 25, 2003. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  5. ^ "Brett Roberts Transactions". The Baseball Cube. 2002. Retrieved January 16, 2011. [permanent dead link]
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