10 Chris Rogers
    Chris Rogers

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Shreveport, La.

    High School:
    C.E. Bird High School

    Last College:
    Bossier Parish Community College

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 180

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    05/20/1979


    AT PROVIDENCE: Is expected to see playing time for the Friars at point guard and shooting guard...Solid all-around player with excellent basketball skills...Strong transition player who can push the ball up the court...Excellent passing skills...Unselfish player who can move the ball to the open man...Can shoot from the outside which will open opposing defenses.

    1999-00: Made first collegiate start versus Virginia; scored 11 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 3PT, 1-2 FT) with seven rebounds...Four points and three assists versus Fordham in 16 minutes...Had career-high 12 points (4-8 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT) versus Boston College...Played career high 34 minutes at West Virginia...Scored nine points(3-5 FG, 1-3 3 PT, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds and a career-high seven assists at Villanova.

    BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 1998-99: Was named Louisiana's Junior College Player of the Year as he led Bossier Parish to the Conference title and a 26-5 overall record...Averaged 10.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in his sophomore year...Served as team captain.

    1997-98: Led Boosier Parish to a 27-3 overall record and the conference title.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Played three seasons at C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana...Team co-captain as as senior....Helped Byrd to three consecutive district championships and a trip to the Louisiana State Finals in 1997...Three year record was 115-9-3.

    PROFILE
    Name:  Chris D. Rogers
    Birthdate:  May 20, 1979
    Major:  Social Science
    Family:  Son of Louis and Ann Gates; has two brothers, Chuck and Quincy Speed and two sisters, Connie Speed and Sheila Lowery.  Is the father of twin daughters, Cambria Ariel and Carmen Anne.
    Favorite Athlete/Team:  Michael Jordan
    Favorite Food:  Creole spicy foods
    Interests/Hobbies:  Enjoys travelling, reading and listening to music
    Greatest Influence:  His grandmother, Virtie Mae Rogers
    After Providence:  Undecided

    AT PROVIDENCE OVERALL YEAR G FG FGA PCT 3PT 3PA PCT FT FTA PCT REB PTS AVG A TO BL ST 1999-00 30 33 77 .429 14 41 .341 9 12 .750 62 89 3.0 64 44 5 18

    CAREER VS. THE BIG EAST YEAR G FG FGA PCT 3PT 3PA PCT FT FTA PCT REB PTS AVG A TO BL ST 1999-00 16 17 46 .370 8 26 .308 6 6 1.000 43 48 3.0 37 27 3 9

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