Liam Robbins - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#21 Liam Robbins

Forward

Class Fifth-Year Senior
Height 7'0"
Weight 250
Hometown Davenport, Iowa
High School Assumption
Major Human Development Studies

Career Accolades

  • Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 4, 2021; Jan. 18, 2021)
  • Naismith Trophy Award Player of the Week (Jan. 18, 2021)
  • USBWA National Player of the Week (Jan. 5, 2021)
  • Two-time Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award preseason watch list (2021, 2022)
  • 2020 NABC All-District Second Team honoree
  • 2020 All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team
  • 2020 All-MVC Defensive Team
  • 2020 Missouri Valley Conference Most Improved honors

As a Senior (2021-22)

  •  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award preseason watch list
  • Appeared in 15 games with 10 starts
  • 6.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks/game
  • 226 career blocks
    • 13th among active D-1 student-athletes
  • Second on the team with 30 blocks in 2021-22
    • Second on team
  • At least one block in 14 games
  • Season-high four blocks vs. Missouri, Texas A&M and Kentucky
  • Four games scoring in double figures
  • Vandy debut at Kentucky (Feb. 2) after battling injury
  • 14 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in win over Texas A&M
  • Season-high 16 points against Alabama
  • 14 points, six rebounds and three blocks in NIT win over Belmont

As a Junior (2020-21 at Minnesota)

  • Naismith Trophy Award Player of the Week (Jan. 18)
  • USBWA National Player of the Week (Jan. 5)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year award candidate
  • Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 4, Jan. 18)
  • Started all 23 games he played
  • 2.7 blocks/game
    • Led Big Ten, 10th nationally
  • 6.6 rebounds/game
    • Led team
  • 11.7 points/game
    • Second on team
  • Three double-doubles
  • 18 points against Michigan State on 7-for-11 shooting with nine defensive rebounds and three blocks
  • 27 points, 14 rebounds, five blocks and four assists in the Ohio State win (Jan. 3)
  • 22 points with eight rebounds in 22 minutes against Michigan (Jan. 16)
  • Six blocks, seven rebounds and  15 points at Purdue (Jan. 30)
  • 16 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three assists at Rutgers (Feb. 4)
  • Double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) against Purdue (Feb. 11) and also added four blocks

As a Sophomore (2019-20 at Drake)

  • NABC All-District Second Team honoree
  • All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team
  • All-Defensive Team
  • MVC Most Improved honors
  • Started all 34 games
  • Averaged team highs of 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game
  • School record 99 blocks, third most in MVC history, fifth in the nation that season
  • Tallied seven double-doubles and scored in double figures in 22 of final 26 games
  • Career-high 29 points against Bradley (Feb. 5)
  • Matched a school record in blocks with seven against Loyola (Jan. 7)
  • Perfect 10-of-10 from two-point range at Bradley (Dec. 31) and finished with 21 points
  • Made 15-straight two-point shots over two games against Air Force game (Dec. 21) and Indiana State (Jan. 4)

As a Freshman (2018-19 at Drake)

  • Played in 30 games and started one
  • Recorded six blocks in his debut against Buena Vista (Nov. 8) to tie for second-most in Drake history
  • Also scored season-best 16 points against Buena Vista
  • Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds with nine points against Milwaukee (Dec. 6)

The Robbins File

  • Son of Bridget and Mark Robbins
  • Earned business marketing and education degree from University of Minnesota
  • Attended Sunrise Christian Academy in Wichita, Kansas, for 2017-18 season
  • Uncle, Ed Conroy, is the head coach at The Citadel