TU To Retire Robbins' Jersey
Friday, February 16th 2007, 3:13 pm
By: News On 6
History will be made on Saturday in the Reynolds Center. The University of Tulsa will retire senior All-American candidate Jillian Robbins' jersey after the TU-Rice game February 17th. Her jersey, #14, will be the first womenâ€™s jersey retired at TU.
Robbins' holds the school record for points (2,021), rebounds (1,265), field goals (714), free throws (584), steals (334), blocked shots (243), and double-doubles (64), plus she's the only player in school history with a triple-double.
In her career at the University of Tulsa Robbins has earned Honorable Mention All-America honors, was named C-USA Player of the Year and Conference-USA Defensive Player of the Year. She was also selected as a three-time all-conference first team and two-time all-WAC defensive team performer, and has been named conference player of the week 13 times.
Tulsa plays Rice on Saturday, tip off is at 2 p.m. Rice leads the series with TU 15-8, and in an earlier match-up this season Rice walked away with the win, 83-65.
The Golden Hurricane (10-15,5-8) is coming off an 81-73 win over Houston. The Owls (15-11, 8-5) are looking for another win after a 64-50 loss to SMU.