33 Rob Sanders
    Rob Sanders

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    New London, Conn.

    High School:
    St. Thomas More

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 215

    Position:
    Forward


    2003-04: Registered 18 points, six rebounds, three assists and four steals versus Alabama (11/29/03)...Scored 17 points, recorded five rebounds and five assists against South Florida (12/2/03)...Recorded 15 points and eight rebounds against Illinois (12/9/03)...Recorded 21 points after shooting 8-12 from the field versus Central Connecticut (12/21/03)...Scored 13 points, registered four assists and made four steals versus Richmond (12/23/03)...Registered 11 points and four steals at Virginia (1/3/04)...Missed eight games due to an injury...Returned to action versus Seton Hall and scored five points (2/1/04)...Scored nine points versus Villanova (2/11/04)...Scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds at Boston College (2/14/04)...Recorded 14 points and five rebounds versus Miami (2/21/04)...Score17 points, grabbed eight rebounds, recorded four assists and made five steals at Notre Dame (2/24/04)...Scored 15 points and added four assists at St. John's (2/29/04)...Registered 16 points and grabbed six reounds versus Pittsburgh (3/2/04)...Scored nine poitns versus Villanova (3/11/04) at the BIG EAST Tournament...

    2002-03: Scored four points and grabbed six rebounds in 12 minutes against South Florida (11/26/02)...Registered six points and shot 3-4 from the field against Vermont (12/4/02)...Scored eight points and grabbed two rebounds in seven minutes versus St. John's (1/8/03)...Scored eight points versus Notre Dame (1/21/03)...Registered 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and five steals versus Virginia Tech (2/1/03)...Scored six points and grabbed five rebounds against Pittsburgh (2/4/03)...Scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Boston College (2/13/03)...Scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds against St. John's (2/15/03)...Recorded 17 points and seven rebounds against Miami (2/18/03)...Scored 10 points and recorded four rebounds against Villanova (2/22/03)...Scored 10 points and made four steals versus Seton Hall (3/8/03)...Scored 17 points against West Virginia at the BIG EAST Tournament (3/12/03)...Scored 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made four steals versus Richmond in the Opening Round of the NIT (3/19/03)...Shot 10-14 from the field and scored a career-high 20 points with seven rebounds versus Charleston in the First Round of the NIT (3/22/03)...Recorded 10 points and seven rebounds versus Georgetown in the Second Round of the NIT (3/24/03)...

    2001-02: Made his collegiate debut against Siena (11/16/01) and scored seven points...Scored six points in 20 minutes against Oklahoma State (11/19/01)...Recorded eight points and three blocks against Austin Peay (11/20/01)...Registered six points against Brown (11/28/01)...Scored eight points and recorded six rebounds against George Washington (12/8/01)...Scored eight points and registered 10 rebounds versus Morgan State (12/27/01)...Scored 11 points and registered seven rebounds against Central Connecticut (12/30/01)...Registered seven points against Villanova (1/2/02)...Scored seven points and registered three rebounds against St. John's (1/12/02)...Registered four assists and seven rebounds against Connecticut (1/16/02)...Recorded a game-high 15 points while shooting 6-6 from the field against Rutgers (1/22/02)...Scored seven points versus Boston College (2/2/02)...Scored 12 points and recorded six rebounds against Boston College (2/13/02)...Registered 16 points, four rebounds and four assists versus Villanova (2/19/02)...Scored seven points and recorded six rebounds against Virginia Tech (2/23/02)...Scored seven points and registered four rebounds versus Notre Dame (3/2/02)...

    HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds per game in 2001 for St. Thomas More...Helped St. Thomas More capture the New England Prep School Championship...Played in the All-Star Hoop Classic in Pittsburgh, Pa. in 2001...Attended New London High School in 1999-00...Averaged 20 points per game at New London in 2000...Broke the New London High School record for points in a game with a 50-point performance in 2000...Was named Class L First Team All-State, All-Eastern Connecticut and Eastern Connecticut Player of the Year in 2000.

    PROFILE
    Name:  Rob Sanders
    Birthdate:  January 22, 1982
    Nickname:  Gooch
    Major:  General Studies
    Family:   Has one sister and two brothers
    Favorite Team:  Seattle Sonics
    Favorite Athlete:  Vin Baker
    Hobbies:  Playing video games
    What I Enjoy:  Playing basketball
    Biggest Thrill In Sports:  Scoring 50 points in a high school game
    What I would Like to Do After I Leave Providence:  Play in the NBA
    

    AT PROVIDENCE OVERALL STATS
                                     Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
    Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
    2001-02.  31-9    659/21.3   65-144  .451    6-26   .231   42-72   .583  65-59   124  4.0  95-5   40  45  15  24  178/5.7
    2002-03.  27-10   497/18.4   74-135  .548    0-7    .000   52-81   .642  38-65   103  3.8  56-2   20  32   7  39  200/7.4
    2003-04.  21-20   551/26.2   80-160  .500   23-57   .404   44-78   .564  35-57    92  4.4  66-4   53  71   6  37  227/10.8
    TOTAL...  79-39  1707/21.6  219-439  .499   29-90   .322  138-231  .597 138-181  319  4.0 217-11 113 148  28 100  605/7.7
    

    CAREER HIGHS
    ROB SANDERS		OVERALL	BIG EAST
    MINUTES	37	Richmond (12/23/03)	36	Miami (2/18/03)
    POINTS	21	Central Conn. (3/21/03)	19	St. John's (2/15/03)
    REBOUNDS	10	Morgan State (12/27/01)	9	Boston College (2/13/03)
    FIELD GOALS	10	Charleston (3/22/03)	7	St. John's (2/15/03)
    FG ATTEMPTS	14	Charleston (3/22/03)	11	Miami (2/21/04)
    FG PCT.   	1.000	Three times	1.000	Twice
    FREE THROWS	9	Boston College (2/13/03)	9	Boston College (2/13/03)
    FT ATTEMPTS	13	Boston College (2/13/03)	13	Boston College (2/13/03)
    FT PCT	1.000	Seven times	1.000	Six times
    3PT 	3	Three times	1	Virginia Tech (2/9/02)
    3PT FGA	4	Four times	4	Boston College (2/14/04)
    3PT FG%	1.000	Five times	1.000	Virginia Tech (2/9/02)
    ASSISTS	6	St. John's (2/29/04)	6	St. John's (2/29/04)
    TURNOVERS	5	Hofstra (11/22/03)	4	Six times
    BLOCKS	3	Austin Peay (11/20/01)	1	Five times
    STEALS	5	Twice	5	Three times