Robinson Tabbed Third-Team All-American
March 11, 2005
Seattle - Washington junior guard Nate Robinson has been named a third-team selection to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-American Team. The squad is selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
Robinson is averaging 16.7 points per game while guiding Washington to a 25-5 record. Last night Robinson had a game-high 29 points to equal his season high and led the Huskies to a 95-90 overtime victory against Arizona State in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament.
Robinson entered the Pac-10 Tournament ranked among the Pac-10 leaders in six different categories this season - scoring (16.3 ppg, 6th Pac-10), assists (4.90 apg, 3rd), steals (1.83 spg, 3rd), 3-point field goal percentage (.403, 8th), assist to turnover ratio (2.37, 2nd) and minutes played (33.07 mpg, 7th).
His 142 assists on the season are tied for third most in Husky history, and his 277 career assists rank 10th. Robinson's 55 steals are tied for sixth in UW's annals and he is third with 134 career steals.
Robinson and the Huskies will face Stanford in the semifinals of the Pac-10 Tournament tonight at 8:45 p.m. PST. The game will be televised by FSN.
2005 NABC DIVISION I All - American Teams
First TeamName InstitutionChris Paul Wake ForestAndrew Bogut UtahWayne Simien KansasJ.J. Redick DukeHakim Warrick Syracuse
Second TeamDeron Williams IllinoisDee Brown IllinoisIke Diogu Arizona StateFrancisco Garcia LouisvilleLuther Head Illinois
Third TeamJoey Graham Oklahoma StateSalim Stoudamire ArizonaRashad McCants North CarolinaNate Robinson WashingtonCraig Smith Boston College