|High School:||LaSalle High School|
2009-10 (R-SOPHOMORE): Sat out the 2009-10 season while battling a back injury.
2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Sat out the 2008-09 season while battling a back injury.
2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Played in 29 games and earned 21 starts while contributing a team-high 30 steals…averaged 4.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game…connected on 35.5% (22x62) of his three-point attempts and tied for second on the team with 10 blocked shots…netted 10 points in his collegiate debut versus UNC Asheville…scored a career-best 15 points and claimed anotehr season high nine boards in 68-63 loss versus Georgia Southern…tallied 12 points and eight rebounds versus Northern Arizona…led squad in rebounding seven times.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 graduate of LaSalle High School...basketball coach was Dan Fleming...played both point and wing guard...member of three district championship teams...averaged 16.5 points and 5.4 rebounds per game his senior year in leading LaSalle to an 18-6 record and 9-5 Greater Catholic League mark...in all, paced LaSalle in scoring and rebounding his junior and senior seasons and was a two-time first team all-conference selection...earned all-city accolades as a senior...named MVP of the Kingdom of the Sun (Fla.) Tournament in 2006-07 after scoring 16 points in a 63-57 title game win over Columbia (Ga.) High School...also played tight end on LaSalle’s football teams and competed in track & field, specializing in the high jump and 4x100 meter relay...member of the AAU Queen City Prophets coached by Ozie Davis.
PERSONAL: Full name is Robert Lee Austin III...son of Robert Austin and Angelica Colvard...born April 23, 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio...father played basketball at University of Cincinnati (1979-82)…majoring in health science.