Eurskine Robinson enters his second season at LMU after transferring from College of the Canyons last year... was the Lions? starting point guard for much of the season... unselfish player who has worked hard to get stronger, quicker and improve his perimeter shooting... the south paw guard did a good job of leading the team and always drawing the opponents? better offensive player... quality defender who takes pride in that part of his game... should look to score more as a senior... clutch free-throw shooter in the final five minutes of games and the experiences of his junior season will give him confidence entering his senior year... led the team in assists and has a knack of getting the ball to the open man.
2001-02 Game Capsules
GAME CAPSULES...SAM - Played 23 minutes with two points...MVSU - earned first start...career-high nine rebounds...four points in 31 minutes...ISU - earned second start and played 32 minutes...finished with 10 points, six-for-six from free throw line...added five assists and four steals...CSF - earned third start...had six points...two-of-two from free throw line...UCI - earned fourth start...played 15 minutes....TAM - earned fifth start...played 22 minutes...had six points, including eventual game winner with five seconds left...added five assists and three steals...UCSB - earned sixth start and played 28 minutes...had a career high 18 points (3-of-4) on 12-for-12 effort at free throw line...added eight rebounds...SAC - had another solid outing in seventh start...was six-for-six from free throw line, breaking all-time career record for consecutive free throws with 35...tied career high with six assists...UNLV - started eighth game...scored four points...extended free-throw streak to 36 before missing...was two-for-three at the line...had five assists...LBS - earned ninth start...played 30 minutes...scored seven points and had five boards...added three assits and two steals...USC - started 10th game and played 23 minutes...had three points and five assists...MON - started 11th game...played 29 min...scored five points with three assists and two steals...OCC - started 12th game and played 20 minutes...had two points and career high seven assists with two steals and no turnovers...PSU - started 13th game of season...played 30 minutes with six points and six assists...USF - started 14th game...played 29 minutes with nine points and seven assists...was six-for-six from free throw line...SMC - started 15th game...was 11-for-14 from free throw line...finished with 13 points...POR - started 16th game...had six points and seven assists in 30 minutes...GON - started 17th game of season and played 21 minutes...had an assist...USD - started 18th game with three points, three assists and a block...SCU - played 23 minutes in 19th start...had two points, two rebounds, and two assists...PEP - started 20th game...played 22 minutes...had one assist...PEP - played 25 minutes...scored 13 points with five rebounds...equaled a career-high with four steals...SMC - earned 21st start...played 30 minutes...had five assists and two rebounds to go with three points...USF - earned 22nd start...played 33 minutes...had a career high eight assists (six turnovers) and five points...GON - played 32 minutes in 23rd start...had 10 points, three assists and three steals...POR - 24th start played 32 minutes...had six points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals...SCU - started 25th game and played 24 mintues...had seven points and four assists...USD - started 26th game with eight points in 29 minutes...had five assists...GON - earned 27th start...had nine points in 29 minutes with no assists and one rebound.
2000-01 at LMU
It was an urgent priority for the Lions to fill a need heading into the 2000-01 season, and it was at the point guard position... Robinson filled the role, playing in all 28 games and starting in 25 at the point position... his 811 minutes played on the season was the second most for the Lions (Robert Davis)...he averaged 29 minutes a game...he finished fifth in the West Coast Conference in assists per game, averaging 3.04... he was also fourth in assist to turnover ratio (1.42)... he finished the season with a team-high 85 assists and 29 steals, second behind Marcus Smith... he added 5.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game... at the start of the season, he led the team with 29 minutes on the floor against Vanguard (11/17/00) and finished with six points and five assists... in the second game of the season against UC Irvine (11/21/00) he was once again the Lions? leader in minutes played with 36... he finished with a team-high 11 points, his career high and once again finished with 5 assists... for the second straight game he had 11 points, this time coming against USC (11/25/00)... tied career high with five rebounds in 29 minutes against Idaho State (12/2/00) and added five assists for the third time in season... had another five assist game against CS Fullerton (12/5/00), playing 34 minutes in his sixth start of the season... had a solid game against Portland State (12/16/00), playing 31 minutes with three points, five rebounds, four assists and a steal... had a career-high seven rebounds against Loyola-Chicago (12/21/00) in 36 minutes with five points and another five assists... against UCSB (12/30/00) he played 33 minutes and had a career high 12 points... to open conference against San Diego (1/12/01) he played 32 minutes, scored 11 points and was 8-of-10 from the free-throw line, going 6-of-6 from the line in the final three minutes, including two in the final seconds to give Lions a three-point win... the following night against Santa Clara (1/13/01) he played 34 minutes, had four points, six rebounds and five assists... had a career-high six assists against Portland (2/2/01) and then matched it the following game against Gonzaga (2/4/01)... in his first non-start of the season against Portland (2/17/01) he played 19 minutes off the bench and scored nine points... he also tied a career high with seven rebounds... added two assists and three steals, a career high... in the season finale against Santa Clara (3/3/01) in the WCC Tournament, he started 25th game of the season... played 27 minutes... had five points and four rebounds... added three assists and one steal.
He came to LMU from College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, CA, where he played for coach Lee Smelser... the Palmdale native finished his sophomore campaign at COC with 230 assists (8.2 per game)... the assist total was the third highest single-season mark in school history... along with his 191 assists his freshman campaign, Robinson finished his career with 421 assists, a school record... he also averaged 10 points per game both seasons, leading the College of the Canyons to the second round of the state playoffs each year.
Robinson graduated from Pacific Palisades High School in Palisades, CA in 1997... played with fellow teammate Philipp Czernin... was a three-year letterwinner... served as the team?s captain his final two seasons at Palisades... was All-Westside, All-Metro and All-Western League selection his junior and senior seasons... he was an all-city selection for Los Angeles his senior season... his final year also saw him named to the All-America honorable mention team... was voted team?s MVP his senior season.
Born on Jan. 13, 1979 in Palmdale, CA... is the son of Eurskine Robinson and Pam Hernandez... has a brother, Thaddeus, and a sister, Eurschonda... graduating from College of the Canyons in May was his greatest academic moment... his father had the greatest influence on his athletic career, while his inspiration is seeing his mother happy... his father played basketball at West Texas State University... major is African American studies... Full Name: Eurskine Robinson.
Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2001.. 28-25 811/29.0 41-115 .357 15-55 .273 53-70 .757 16-73 89 3.2 67-1 85 60 1 29 150/5.4 2002.. 29-27 773/26.7 47-118 .398 10-40 .250 71-81 .877 8-65 73 2.5 70-1 108 62 2 34 175/6.0 TOTAL. 57-52 1584/27.8 88-233 .378 25-95 .263 124-151 .821 24-138 162 2.8 137-2 193 122 3 63 325/5.7
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