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UNLV CAREER Roberson begins his second season with the Runnin' Rebels in 2007-08 ... transferred to UNLV from Houston after the 2005-06 season ... sat out the 2006-07 season as a redshirt because of NCAA transfer rules ... is now eligible as a sophomore on UNLV's team.
FRESHMAN - REDSHIRT (2006-07)
Sat out the 2006-07 season as a redshirt because of NCAA transfer rules ... did not play.
FRESHMAN (2005-06) - HOUSTON
Played as a true freshman in 2005-06 at the University of Houston ... appeared in 18 games, starting six ... averaged 5.1 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 12.2 minutes per contest ... shot 41.2 percent from the field and a team-best 39.5 percent from 3-point range ... Houston recorded a 21-10 overall record and advanced to the second round of the NIT ... scored a career-high 25 points and set a UH freshman record for most 3-pointers made in a game with seven against Florida Tech ... tallied 12 points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds and four assists off the bench against Rice ... scored nine points against UNLV and Texas A&M Corpus Christi ... scored five points, including the clinching basket on a breakaway slam dunk in Houston's 69-65 upset win over then-No. 13 Arizona ... led the team in scoring once, rebounding three times, assists once and blocked shots four times ... played at Houston with Runnin' Rebel teammate Emmanuel Adeife.
Attended Mt. Zion Academy in North Carolina where he helped lead his team to a 38-4 mark in 2004-05 ... he was rated as one of the nation's top 35 fifth-year prep players by HoopScoop ... also rated as one of the top 50 high school players by several publications ... named to the All-National Prep School Invitational Team in 2005 ... prior to Mt. Zion, he played one season at Dominguez High School in Long Beach, Calif. ... he averaged 15.9 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 3.5 apg and 3.2 bpg ... named second-team all-state for 2003-04 ... scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the CIF Southern Section 11-A Regional Championship game against Inglewood High in a 71-58 victory ... was named the California Division II Section Co-Player of the Year ... ranked fourth among West Coast small forwards by The Insiders.com ... rated among the top 23 players overall and top three forwards at the 2004 Adidas Super All-American summer camp ... was the MVP of the Southern Lab, Class I-A State Championship Game in 2000-01.
Lamar Demond Roberson was born May 8, 1986, in Baton Rouge, La. ... majoring in university studies ... the son of Yvonne Roberson and Lamar Welsh ... has two siblings: Leandre Thompson and Nick Welsh.