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Elbert Robinson III
Player Profile:
Elbert Robinson III 1866537
Position: Center
Height: 7'1"
Weight: 290 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Garland, Texas
High School: Lakeview Centennial HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 10/14/1994

JUNIOR SEASON (2016-17)
Started one game (vs. Florida 1/25) and played in 22 games … Averaged 2.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 6.4 minutes per game … Made 17-of-28 field goal attempts (60.7%) … Best game of the year was at Auburn, playing eight minutes (1/18), making 4-of-5 field goals with eight points … Two games later, in the start vs. Florida, hit 3-of-4 field goals for six points in nine minutes … Did not play the last five games because of minor injury … Scored in 15 games … Has played in 56 games in his LSU career with 12 starts.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015-16)
Started seven games and saw action in 23 in his second year … Averaged 2.4 points and 2.1 rebounds … Went 22-of-43 (.512 percent) from the field … Recorded six blocks … Had a career-high 10 points versus South Alabama (11/19) as he went 5-of-8 from the field … Career-high seven rebounds against Oral Roberts (12/19) … Played a career-high 21 minutes against NC State in Brooklyn and had 10 games with double-figure minutes …

AUSTRALIA TOUR (AUGUST 2015)
Played in four games in Australia, averaging 11.3 minutes per game … Averaged 1.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game … 7-of-13 boards were offensive rebounds.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014-15)
Saw action in 11 games, starting four in his first year with the Tigers ... Averaged 0.5 points and 1.5 rebounds ... Scored two points against Charleston (12/22), ODU in the Paradise Jam (11/21) and versus Texas Tech (11/18) ... Played 14 minutes against both Gardner Webb (11/15) and Charleston (12/22) ... Had five rebounds against both Gardner-Webb and Charleston and two blocks vs. Charleston ... Was 3-of-7 from the field.

PRIOR TO LSU
Despite collapsing defenses, Robinson still averaged 11.7 points, 10.9 rebounds 4.1 blocks per game his senior season, earning District MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors ... All-State Class 5A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches ... Four-year-letterman for J. T. Locklear ... Averaged 14 points, 12.5 rebounds and six blocks as a junior at Lakeview.

PERSONAL
Born on Oct. 14, 1994 ... Left handed ... Nickname is “ER3” or “Big E” ... Came to LSU because “Great coaching staff and campus was a place I’ve always dreamed of playing.” ... Father is Elbert Robinson, Jr. and step mother Angela Robinson ... One sister, Ashley ... Anticipated major is sports administration ... Favorite food is Chicken and dessert cheesecake ... Favorite singer is Drake ... Favorite professional basketball player is LSU icon Shaquille O’Neal ... Favorite athlete outside basketball is sprinter Usain Bolt ... Favorite NBA team Washington Wizards.

Top Career Performances
Points: 10 vs. South Alabama (11/19/16)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Oral Roberts (12/19/15)
Field Goals Made: 5 vs. South Alabama (11/19/15)
3 PT FG Game:
Free Throws Made: 4 vs. McNeese State (11/13/15)
Assists: 3 vs. Charleston (12/22/14)
Blocks: 2 vs. Charleston (12/22/14)
Steals: 2, twice
Minutes Played: 21 vs. NC State (11/24/15)

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 10 vs South Alabama (11/19/15)
2. 8 at Auburn (1/18/17)
2. 8 vs. McNeese State (11/13/15)
4. 6 vs. Florida (1/25/15)
4. 6 vs. Gardner-Webb (12/16/15)
4. 6 vs. Kennesaw State (11/16/15)
7. 5 vs. North Florida (11/18/15)
8. 4, 6 times

 

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