3  Roburt Sallie
Roburt Sallie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Laurinburg Prep (N.C.)/The Patterson School (N.C.)

Last College:
City College of San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 196

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/08/1986

Experience:
1L


Career Summary

Saw action in 70 games and made 21 starts ... Averaged 8.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.2 steals ... Hit 119 treys in his two seasons ... Shot 43.8 percent from the arc, which is the school record for career three-point field goal percentage ...

Team Accomplishments

Helped the Tigers to back-to-back 20-win seasons and consecutive postseason berths (1 NCAA, 1 NIT) ... Team posted a combined record of 57-18 in his two years (.760 winning percentage) ... In 2008-09, Memphis posted a 33-4 overall record and recorded a school-record 27-game win streak ... The Tigers posted a perfect 16-0 Conference USA regular season mark and took home the league's regular season title ... Memphis also won the C-USA Tournament crown ... The Tigers advanced to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen and was ranked No. 3 in the final Associated Press poll ... In 2009-10, helped lead the Tigers to a 24-10 overall record and a 13-3 Conference USA mark ... Memphis finished in second place in the C-USA regular season ... The Tigers received a National Invitation Tournament (NIT) bid and advanced to the second round.

Records Held

School single-game record for three-pointers made in a game with 10 vs. Cal State Northridge in the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 19, 2009) ... The mark is also a school record for three-pointers made in a game in NCAA Tournament history ... School single-season record holder for three-point field goal percentage at 47 percent (55-of-117) ... Enters 2009-10 at the top of the career three-point percentage chart at 47 percent.

2009-10 Season (Junior)

Played in all 34 games and made 22 starts ... Averaged 10.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.7 steals ... Shot 44.4 percent from the floor and 41.3 percent from the three-point line and 68.6 percent from the free throw line ... Team's third-leading scorer and third-leading rebounder ... Squad's leader in three-pointers made (64), three-point field goal percentage (41.3 percent) and steals (58) ... Also had 63 assists and 19 blocked shots ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders (overall games) in scoring (23rd), steals (6th), three-point field goal percentage (3rd) and three-pointers made per game (6th) ...

Postseason (NIT/C-USA Tournament): Saw action in all three postseason games and made two starts ... Averaged 7.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in the three games ... Shot 47.1 percent from the floor and 40 percent from the three-point arc ... In two NIT games, averaged 6.0 points and 4.0 boards ... Shot 36.4 percent from the floor and 37.5 percent from the arc ... Had four points, three boards, one block and one steal in the NIT second-round loss at Ole Miss ... Scored eight points and grabbed five boards in the NIT first-round victory over St. John's ... Scored a layup with 3:17 left vs. the Red Storm to extend a 61-60 lead to 63-60 ... In the Conference USA Tournament, netted nine points and pulled down a career-high tying seven boards vs. Houston ... Scored his nine points on 4-of-6 FG and 1-of-2 treys ...

Conference USA play: Played in all 16 league games ... Made seven starts... Netted double figures in nine of the 16 C-USA contests ... Hit three or more treys in six league contests ... Had five games with at least three steals ... Averaged 11.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.4 steals ... Shot 46.8 percent from the field, 47.3 percent from the arc and 73 percent from the charity stripe ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders (league games only) in scoring (19th), steals (13th), three-point field goal percentage (2nd) and three-pointers made per game (4th) ... Scored eight points and grabbed six boards in a road win at UAB ... Scored 20 points (tied season high) and added four rebounds and four assists in a home win over Southern Miss ... Netted the 20 points on 6-of-8 FG, 5-of-6 treys and 3-of-4 FT ... The five treys tied a season best ... Posted 12 points and six rebounds in a road setback at Houston ... Netted 15 points (5-of-8 FG, 3-of-6 treys, 2-of-2 FT) in a home win over SMU ... Scored 17 points (6-of-11 FG, 4-of-7 treys, 1-of-2 FT) in a road win at Tulane ... Hit a jumper with just under five minutes left to halt a Green Wave rally and extend a 62-57 lead to 64-57 ... Had nine points, seven rebounds, three steals, one assist and one steal in a road victory at Tulsa ... Scored 15 points and pulled down four rebounds vs. UCF ... Recorded six points, four rebounds and three steals vs. UAB ... The three-steal game vs. the Blazers was his third straight and fourth in the last five contests ... Scored 17 points and added six boards and three steals in a road loss at SMU ... Had 12 points, four rebounds, four assists, one block and three steals in a thrilling road win at Marshall ... Scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half ... Hit two key treys in the second half that gave the Tigers the lead both times (58-57 with 10:27 left; 68-66 with 4:32 left) ... Converted two clutch free throws with :06 left to seal the 75-72 win over Marshall ... Had 20 points (tied season high) and added seven rebounds (tied career high) and four assists vs. Houston ... Was 9-of-12 from the charity stripe vs. the Cougars ... The FT made and FT attempts both were career highs ... Posted eight points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. UTEP ... Scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in a road win at Rice ... Dished out six assists (C-USA season high) in the conference opener at Southern Miss ... Also had eight points and four rebounds vs. the Golden Eagles ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in all 15 non-conference regular season games ... Started 13 of those contests ... Scored in double figures in six of those 15 games ... Averaged 10.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.3 steals ... Had seven contests with three or more steals ... Started non-league play with two or more steals in seven-consecutive games ... Had four games with three or more treys made ... Shot 41.8 percent from the floor, 35.2 percent from the arc and 62.5 percent from the free throw line ... Had 17 points, and three steals in a road loss at Syracuse ... Hit a season-best five treys vs. the Orange ... Scored a season-high 20 points and added six boards, two assists, one block and one steal in a home win over Houston Baptist ... Hit a season-high seven field goals vs. Houston Baptist ... Had eight points, six boards and three blocks (tied career high) vs. Tennessee ... Posted seven points, six rebounds, three assists, two blocks and three steals in a home win over Southeast Missouri State ... Had four assists, six boards and five points in a road loss at UMass ... Played a career-high 39 minutes vs. UALR ... Scored 18 points vs. the Trojans on 5-of-9 FG, 4-of-7 treys and 4-of-4 FT ... Netted 11 of his 18 points in the first six minutes of the second half ... Helped trigger a 21-6 Tiger run to open the second half to turn a 34-29 deficit into a 50-40 lead ... Dished out a career-best seven assists in a home win over Montana State ... Also had eight points, seven boards and three steals vs. Montana State ... Posted nine points, four rebounds, two assists, three blocks and two steals in a home victory over Arkansas State ... Scored 12 points and added two assists and three steals vs. Oakland ... Netted 17 points on 5-of-8 FG, 3-of-5 treys and 4-of-4 FT vs. Central Arkansas ... Scored 10 points and had our steals vs. Tennessee Tech ... The Tennessee Tech game was his third-straight contest with four steals (tied career best) ... Had four steals (tied career high), four rebounds and five points vs. Kansas in the Hall of Fame Showcase in St. Louis, Mo. ... In season opener vs. Jackson State, had seven points, seven boards, four assists and four steals (career high).

2008-09 Season (Sophomore)

Saw action in 36 of the Tigers' 37 games ... Played a reserve role the entire season ... Averaged 5.8 points and 1.6 rebounds ... Had 27 assists, 11 blocked shots and 27 steals (fifth on team) ... Shot 41.4 percent from the field and a school single-season record 47 percent from the arc ... Hit 80.8 percent from the charity stripe ... His 55 treys made were second-most on the squad ...

Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in all six postseason games ... Averaged 25.3 minutes per contest in the postseason ... Posted averages of 11.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists ... Also had three blocked shots and eight steals ... Shot 50 percent from the field, 54.5 percent from the three-point arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line ... In three NCAA Tournament games, averaged 20 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists ... Shot 67.9 percent from the floor, 66.7 percent from the arc and 85.7 percent from the foul line ... Averaged 29 minutes in the NCAA Tournament ... Scored 12 points on 3-of-5 field goals (all treys) and 3-of-4 free throws vs. Missouri in the NCAA Tournament West Region semifinal ... The three free throws made tied a career high ... Also had three assists, two blocked shots and three steals vs. the Tigers ... Netted 13 points vs. Maryland in the NCAA Tournament second round ... Was 4-of-6 from the field, 3-of-4 from the arc and 2-of-2 from the free throw line vs. the Terrapins ... Exploded on the NCAA Tournament scene with a 35-point outburst in the Tigers' NCAA Tournament first round victory over Cal State Northridge ... His 35-point performance set a Memphis NCAA Tournament record for most points in a game, breaking the old mark of 34 points by Larry Kenon vs. South Carolina in 1973 ... The 35 points were the most by a Tiger player in a game since Rodney Carney scored 37 points in a regular season win over Louisiana Tech in the 2005-06 season (Dec. 20, 2005) ... Carney's 37-point performance also came in a reserve role, as he did not start that game ... In scoring his 35 points, was 12-of-17 from the field, 10-of-15 from the three-point line and 1-of-1 from the charity stripe ... The 12 field goals made and 10 treys made were career bests ... The 10 three-pointers made set the school's single-game record and Memphis' NCAA Tournament single-game mark ... The 10 treys made were the second-most for a single game in NCAA Tournament first and second round history... Played a career-high 36 minutes vs. Cal State Northridge ... In three Conference USA Tournament games, averaged 3.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists ... Had two rebounds and one assist in the Tigers' C-USA Tournament championship victory over Tulsa ... Scored six points and pulled down four rebounds vs. Houston in the C-USA Tournament semifinal ... Also had two assists and one steal vs. the Cougars ... Scored three points vs. Tulane in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinal ...

Conference USA play: Played in all 16 league games ... Averaged 14.9 minutes per contest ... Recorded averages of 5.2 points and 1.5 rebounds vs. C-USA foes ... Had eight assists, two blocked shots and 10 steals ... Shot 42.6 percent from the field, 50 percent from the three-point arc and 100 percent from the charity stripe ... Scored 11 points and grabbed one rebound in the regular-season finale vs. Tulane ... Shot 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from the arc vs. the Green Wave ... Had five points, two boards and two steals in a home win over Houston ... Netted eight points in a road win at UTEP ... Scored five of his eight points in a second-half run that increased the Tigers' lead from seven to 11 points ... Had a near perfect shooting performance in scoring 11 points at Southern Miss ... Was 3-of-4 from the field, 3-of-3 from the arc and 2-of-2 from the free throw line ... Also had two assists, one block and two steals against the Golden Eagles ... Scored 13 points, pulled down four rebounds and had two steals in a road win at SMU ... Gave the Tigers a first-half boost off the bench, netting 11 of his 13 points before halftime ... Had eight points and two rebounds vs. Rice ... Hit a career-high three free throws vs. the Owls ... Opened C-USA play with a 13-point performance vs. Marshall ... Also had two boards, one assist and one steal vs. the Thundering Herd ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 14 of the Tigers' 15 non-league contests ... Averaged 4.1 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.4 minutes of action ... Had 10 assists, six blocked shots and nine steals ... Shot 33.3 percent from the floor and 38.6 percent from the arc ... Played only six combined minutes in road games at Gonzaga and Tennessee ... Netted three points in each win over Lamar, Northeastern and Cincinnati ... Scored 11 points and pulled down a career-high five rebounds in the Tigers' victory over Drexel ... Was 3-of-5 from the arc vs. the Dragons ... Had 12 points vs. Syracuse on 4-of-7 shooting from the field (all treys) ... Also had a career-best two blocked shots vs. the Orange to go along with two steals ... Posted 11 points and three rebounds in a home win over Marist ... Shot 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from the three-point line in the win ... Scored three points in each game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off vs. Chattanooga, Seton Hall and Xavier ... Grabbed four rebounds vs. Seton Hall in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinal ... Scored six points and had one assists, one blocked shot and one steal in his Division I collegiate debut vs. Fairfield.

Junior College

Played one season of junior college for City College of San Francisco ... Named the 2008 California Junior College Player of the Year ... Averaged 15.6 points in helping lead the Rams to a 29-4 overall record (11-1 North-Coast Conference mark) and a spot on the California Community College Athletic Association Elite Eight ... Scored 20 points in his final juco game in the Elite Eight ... The Rams were the tournament's No. 1 seed ... His 15.6 scoring average was fourth-highest in the North-Coast Conference.

High School

Played final year of prep basketball at The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C., in 2005-06 ... Averaged 13.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 7.1 assists in helping the Bulldogs to a 34-3 overall record and a No. 3 national ranking from Scout.com ... Was named to the National Prep Invitational All-Tournament Team at Patterson ... Prior to Patterson, played the 2004-05 campaign at Laurinburg Prep, a team that recruiting analysts/publications called the top prep squad of all-time ... Helped lead Laurinburg to a perfect 40-0 record and the 2004-05 prep school national championship ... No. 1 Laurinburg Prep defeated No. 2 Hargrave Military Academy 95-83 for the national title ... Scored a game-high 22 points in the national title game ... Averaged 11.5 points for Laurinburg in 2004-05 ... Before his prep school stints, played at Sacramento Valley High School ... Averaged 21.6 points as a senior ... Was an All-Metro pick his junior and senior seasons ... Named the Delta League MVP in 2003 ... Helped lead the Vikings to back-to-back sectional titles and two appearances in the NorCal finals.

Personal

Full name is Roburt E. Sallie ... Born on January 8, 1986 ... Son of Jennoria James and Robert Earl Sallie Sr. ... An Interdisciplinary Studies major.

Sallie's Career Stats
GP-GS MIN/AVG FG-A FG-Pct 3G-A 3pt-Pct FT-A FT-pct OR-DR Tot/Avg A TO BL ST Pts/Avg
08-09 36-0 551/15.3 67-162 .414 55-117 .470 21-26 .808 16-41 57/1.6 27 11 11 27 210/5.8
09-10 34-22 1046/30.8 110-248 .444 64-155 .413 72-105 .686 36-100 136/4.0 63 43 19 58 356/10.5
Totals 70-22 1597/22.8 177-410 .432 119-272 .438 93-131 .710 52-141 193/2.8 90 54 30 85 566/8.1

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