TAMU Men's Basketball BIO
14 Kourtney Roberson
Capped off a solid career with his best individual season on the court as a senior, playing in 33 games and starting 32 of the affairs … finished his career with more games played than any other player in school history (142) as well as ranked seventh all-time in rebounds (833) and 29th in points scored (1,075) … notched three double-doubles as a senior to finish with 10 for his A&M career … averaged 8.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per game during his final collegiate season to go along with 37 assists, 17 steals and 13 blocks … shot an impressive 62.9 percent from the floor … scoring and rebounding averages jumped to 9.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per contest during SEC play … ranked eighth in rebounding during league games … notched a double-double against Dayton (11/20), finishing with 12 points and 15 boards against the Flyers … went a perfect 5-of-5 from the field to put up 11 points in 18 minutes at Baylor (12/9) … against Kansas State (12/20), scored 13 points during a 6-of-7 shooting outing … blocked a season-high three shots to go along with a game-high 11 rebounds during a win over Vanderbilt (1/31) … scored a season-best 20 points, going 8-of-10 from the field, as the Aggies defeated Florida (2/14) … collected his second double-double of the year at home against LSU (2/17), making 7-of-10 shots to finish with 16 points and 11 rebounds … posted another double-double against Auburn at Reed Arena (2/28) by scoring 12 points to go along with 11 boards … put up 11 points and dished out a season-high four assists at Florida (3/3) … reached double-digit points in seven of nine contests from Feb. 4 to March 3, averaging 12.8 points and 7.7 rebounds during that span … scored 10 points with eight rebounds during the second-round NIT match-up with LA Tech (3/23) … selected as the team’s Defensive Player of the Year during the program’s end of the year banquet.
Stood out as the only Aggie to start each game of the 2013-14 season, averaging 25.5 minutes per contest ... led Texas A&M and ranked seventh in the SEC in rebounding at 6.8 boards per game (230 total rebounds), notching five double-doubles along the way ... reached double-digit points 16 times during the season to rank second on the team in scoring at 9.8 points per game ... made 134-of-229 field goal attempts to produce a team-leading .585 field goal percentage ... finished with 23 assists, 23 blocked shots and 23 steals ... underwent an outpatient procedure in late October after experiencing a rapid heartbeat during practice causing him to miss the Aggies’ exhibition contest on Oct. 30 ... notched a double-double during the season-opening win over Buffalo (11/8), scoring 15 points with 11 rebounds ... continued his strong start to the season with a career-best 24-point performance against Mississippi Valley State (11/11) ... also recorded 10 boards against the Delta Devils to notch his second double-double in as many games ... narrowly missed a third consecutive double-double against Rice (11/15), finishing with 19 points and nine rebounds ... led the Aggies with 16 points against Missouri State (11/29) ... turned in another steady performance against Houston (12/4), scoring 14 points to go along with seven boards, two assists and two blocks ... became the 24th member of Aggie Basketball’s 500-Rebound Club with six boards against Arkansas (1/8) ... notched a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Vanderbilt (1/25) ... contributed 13 points with a perfect 6-of-6 shooting performance against Ole Miss (3/1) ... scored a game-high 14 points along with 10 rebounds against Wyoming (3/19) to notch his seventh career double-double ... honored with a first-team Academic Momentum Award from the Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) in late January.
Returned to the line-up after an injury-plagued season to play in all 33 games and draw the starting assignment in 32 contests ... contributed 6.9 points per contest while leading the Aggies with 219 rebounds and a 6.6 rebound per game average which placed him eighth in the SEC ... also paced the team in field goal shooting percentage (.626) and blocked shots (26) ... scored 12 points with six boards in 21 minutes during the season-opening win over Louisiana Tech (11/9) ... pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds during the win over Washington State (11/20) ... five boards came off the offensive glass ... narrowly missed a double-double, finishing with eight points and 10 rebounds against Northwestern State (11/26) ... tied his career high in points (14) during 27 minutes in a road win at Houston (12/1) ... recorded a personal-best four blocks against Southern (12/22) ... notched his first career double-double with 13 points and career-best tying 12 rebounds against Arkansas (1/9) ... just missed a second straight double-double during the win at Kentucky (1/12), finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds ... played 33 minutes at Mississippi State (1/30), ending play with eight points, 12 rebounds and a personal-high six steals ... tied a career-high with 14 points, going 7-of-9 from the field with three assists during the win over No. 20 Missouri (2/7) ... notched his second career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds at Ole Miss (2/27) ... scored 13 points, all in the second half, going a perfect 6-of-6 from the floor at Arkansas (3/9).
Appeared in nine games ... averaged 4.6 points and 4.9 rebounds while shooting 60 percent from the floor ... season was cut short by broken ankle early in game against Rice (12/22) ... strong showing in the 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden ... earned all-tournament honors after averaging 10.5 rebounds in the tourney ... grabbed career-high 11 in the Aggies’ 58-57 win over St. John’s (11/18) ... scored season-high 12 points in victory over Southern (11/13) ... swatted career-high two shots in season opener against Liberty (11/9).
Appeared in all 33 games, starting one ... averaged 12.7 minutes, 5.6 points and 3.8 rebounds ... led the team in field-goal percentage (58.2, 71-of-122) ... ranked third in blocks and fourth in rebounds ... 5.6 ppg ranked tops among bench players and fifth overall ... had six double-figure games ... led A&M in bench scoring a team-high 13 times ... scored seven points and got eight rebounds in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win over Missouri (3/10) in Kansas City ... pulled down career-high 10 rebounds at No. 2 Kansas (3/2) ... earned first career start in overtime win at Colorado (2/9), scoring nine points and adding three boards ... had a Big 12 season-best performance against Baylor (2/5), scoring 11 and grabbing eight rebounds in a career-high 24 minutes ... poured in 12 in victory over Prairie View A&M (12/8) in just 15 minutes of action ... was one board shy of a double-double in his first career game ... scored 10 points and added nine rebounds in just 16 minutes off the bench against Alcorn State (11/12) ... played 10-plus minutes in all but six games, totaling 420 for the season ... was first player off the bench 18 times.
A 2009 graduate of Arcadia High School in Arcadia, Louisiana ... coached by Shan Lee ... Rated No. 87 nationally by ESPN.com as a senior at Arcadia High School, where he was a two-time all-state pick ... averaged 21 points and 15.8 rebounds as a senior, leading the team to a runner-up finish at the state tournament ... career bests in points (43) and rebounds (22) both came as a senior ... regarded by some publications as the top prospect in Louisiana in 2009 ... spent final prep season at Christian Life Center academy in Humble, Texas ... among its alumni is DeAndre Jordan, who played for the Aggies in 2007-08 and is currently a member of the Los Angeles Clippers ... chose A&M over LSU, Southern California, West Virginia, Georgetown, Texas and Louisiana Tech.
Kourtney D. Roberson is the son of Victor King and Bonnie Critton ... born September 28, 1990, in Shreveport, Louisiana ... majoring in general studies ... brother, Bernard King, was a four-time All-Big 12 player for the Aggies from 1999-2003 and is the school’s all-time leading scorer (1,990 points) ... chose A&M because of the academics ... favorite NBA team is the Denver Nuggets ... favorite player is Carmelo Anthony.