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Jones Announces the Addition of LSU Transfer Elbert Robinson III

May 29, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion men’s basketball head coach Jeff Jones announced the addition of Elbert Robinson III to the Monarchs roster on Tuesday morning. Robinson, a grad transfer from LSU, is eligible to play for the 2018-19 season and has one season remaining of eligibility.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Elbert to the Monarch Family,” said Jones. “Throughout the entire recruiting process, the thing that impressed me the most was his motivation to finish his career on a positive note. ‘E’ can’t wait to get to work!”

Robinson, a 7’1” center from Garland, Texas, was the No. 60 rated player in the class of 2014 by ESPN. He played at NBA Players Association Top 100 Camp and was named to the 5A All-State Team by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.

During his senior season at Lakeview Centennial High School, he averaged 11.7 points, 10.9 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game, earning District MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Robinson appeared in 56 games for LSU, making 12 starts.

Elbert Robinson III Career Highs at LSU
Points: 10 vs. South Alabama (11/19/15)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Oral Roberts (12/19/15)
Field Goals Made: 5 vs. South Alabama (11/19/15)
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)

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