Jeff Roberson - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Jeff Roberson Season 2014-15


Class Freshman
Height 6'6"
Weight 220
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School The Kinkaid School

• 2018 All-SEC Second Team
• 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

• 2015 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

Played in 132 games and made 115 starts in his career…Left program with 1,373 points, which ranks 21st on Vanderbilt’s all-time scoring list at the time of his departure…Finished career with 755 rebounds, which ranks sixth all-time on Vanderbilt’s rebound list…One of only nine players in SEC history to finish in the top 10 in points per game, rebounds per game, field goal percentage, and free throw percentage in his senior season.

2017-18 (Senior): 
Played in all 32 games and made 31 starts…Averaged 16.9 points per game in 34.4 minutes…Led the team in scoring, rebounding and free throw percentage…Scored in double figures in 29 games as as senior and 20 or more points in 13 games…Tallied career-high 30 points at Auburn and made career-high 10 field goals against the Tigers…Made career-high five threes against Alcorn State and at Auburn…Was perfect 12-12 from the free-throw line against Florida in Nashville…Had season-high 13 rebounds vs. Seton Hall in Brooklyn…Played season-high 43 minutes against Kentucky in Lexington, and played all 40 minutes at Auburn and at Ole Miss… Finished the regular season fourth in the league in scoring (16.9), fifth in rebounding (7.1), second in free throw percentage (.854), third in field goal percentage (.478), fourth in defensive rebounds (5.2)..His eight double-doubles is the most by a Commodore since Will Perdue had 10 in his junior season (1986-87) and 16 in his senior season (1987-88)…His scoring average is the highest by a Commodore player since John Jenkins averaged 19.9 points per game in 2012…Was named the SEC Player of the Week for his performance on February 19 in two Vanderbilt wins over Mississippi State and Florida. He averaged 24 points, nine rebounds and two assists for the week.

2016-17 (Junior):
Played in all 35 games and started all 35…Led team in minutes played with 31.7 per game; played 30 or more minutes in 25 games…Averaged 10.8 points and a team-leading 7.0 rebounds per game…Scored in double figures in 20 games in 2016-17, and had six games with 10 or more rebounds in six games…Posted three double-doubles for the season…Scored a career-high 23 points in win over Mississippi State; made a career-high five threes in a five minute span in the second half of the win over the Bulldogs…Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds against Minnesota…Dished out a career-high six assists on two occasions that came in wins – at LSU and vs. Iowa State…Made a career-high eight free throws against Ole Miss.

2015-16 (Sophomore):
Played in 32 games in 2015-16 and made 25 starts…Averaged 9.3 points and 5.6 rebounds per game and 11.0 points and 5.7 rebounds in conference play…Shot 43.5% from three for the season…Scored in double figures in 18 games in 2015-16, including a career-high 20-point effort against Texas A&M in Nashville (2/4), when he was 8-10 from the floor and 3-4 from three…Tallied five double-doubles, including an 18-point, 10-rebound effort in win at Florida…Grabbed career-high 13 rebounds in win over St. John’s in Maui…Finished fifth in the SEC in all games in free throw percentage (.833); second in league games only (.877).

2014-15 (Freshman):
Played in 33 games and started 24…Averaged 4.7 points and 3.1 rebounds per game…Shot 48.5% from the field and 45.5% from three for the season…Scored in double figures three times, including a career-high 12 points against Tennessee at Memorial Gym…Tallied 11 points at Georgia and 10 at Saint Mary’s in the NIT First Round…Had career-high eight rebounds on two occasions – vs. Lipscomb and vs. Baylor…Dished out career-high four assists at Georgia.

High School:
Averaged 20.1 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.5 steals per game in his senior season at the Kinkaid School in Houston…Named a finalist for the Guy V. Lewis Award, which is given to the top high school player in the city of Houston…As a senior, Roberson shot 66.8% from the floor, 48% from three-point range, and 78% from the free throw line…Was a four-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference selection and a member of the All-Greater Houston Team.

Jeffrey Lynn Roberson, Jr…August 20, 1996…Son of Jeffrey Sr. and Pamela Roberson…Majoring in Economics at Vanderbilt…Has two brothers, Jonathan (25) and Jeremy (13)…Chose Vanderbilt over Georgia Tech, Saint Louis, and Harvard…Recipient of the Black and Gold Society Scholarship…Advice to youngsters: “Enjoy life, it goes by so fast.”

Career Highs

Points:  30, at Auburn (2/3/18)
FG Made: 10, at Auburn (2/3/18)
FG Atts: 20, vs. Texas A&M (2/24/18)
3FG Made: 5, 2x, last at Auburn (2/3/18)
3FG Atts: 9, at Auburn (2/3/18)
FT Made: 12, vs. Florida (2/17/18)
FT Atts: 12, vs. Florida (2/17/18)
Rebounds: 16, vs. Minnesota (12/3/16)
Assists: 6, 2x, last vs. Iowa State (1/28/17)
Turnovers: 6, at Kentucky (2/28/17)
Blocks: 2, 7x, last vs. Kansas State (12/3/17)
Steals: 4, vs. Missouri (2/27/18)
Minutes: 43, at Kentucky (1/30/18)