Full Name: Christopher Roy Roberts
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Mother: LaTonya Preston
Siblings: Brendan (20), Crystal (18), Chutney (16) and Marquel (13)
Major: Administration of Criminal Justice
Honors and Awards
MVC Newcomer of the Week: Jan. 5, 2009 and Feb. 23, 2009
2010 Harlem Globetrotters Draft Pick
ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays
April 1, 2010: #8 Second dunk in the 2010 College Slam Dunk Championship
March 5, 2010: #2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i0yRIRuM3A
March 31, 2009: #8 Alley-oop slam versus Old Dominion
March 25, 2009: #10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT3agJ-0fqE&feature=related
March 23, 2009: #4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKdTDiKI6oM&feature=related
2008-09 - Junior at Bradley
Secured his place in Bradley Basketball lore by banking in a 75-foot shot at the buzzer to deliver the 76-75 win March 23 against Oakland in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament quarterfinal ,,, The buzzer-beater against the Grizzlies is believed to be the longest game-winning shot in NCAA Division I postseason history ... Including a 22-point outburst Jan. 3 at Missouri State, Roberts was the team's fourth-leading scorer at 8.7 ppg ... Was particularly active on the defensive end, where he was second on the team with 122 deflections ... Averaged 12.8 ppg during the four CIT games, shooting 63.3 percent (19-30) from the field and 43.8 percent (7-16) from 3-point range ... The team's second-leading rebounder at 4.2 boards per game and also was third with 39 steals ... Turned in an impressive Bradley debut with 12 points and seven rebounds Nov. 14 against UIC.
At Navarro J.C.
An athletic wing player, Roberts averaged 12 points, 3.5 rebounds and three assists per game as a sophomore in 2007-08 after averaging 9.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 1.9 apg during his freshman season in 2006-07.
At Dunbar H.S.
Coming out of high school in 2006, Roberts was ranked as the 45th best senior in the state of Texas by Rivals.com ... Averaged 18 points per game as a senior ... Named first-team All-District as a senior in 2005-06 after helping Dunbar High School to the Texas 4A state championship game.
What makes Bradley special? The community and staff
The person who has helped me most at Bradley: Neci (Academic advisor Jonecia Charleston)
If I wasn't playing basketball, I would be... A boxer
My motto is ... Blessed with the gift, why not have faith
My favorite summer job: Working with kids at the YMCA
I wear my uniform number because... There are a lot of expectations with the No. 23
Number of songs on my iPod: 3,650
Favorite book: The Bible
Magazine cover I would like to be on: S.L.A.M.
My best non-athletic talent: Dancing
When I was growing up, I never thought... I would be in college