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Lou Roe

  • Player
  • Number: 15
  • Position: F
  • Height: 6' 7“
  • Weight: 220 lbs.
  • Hometown: Atlantic City, NJ
  • High School: Atlantic City HS
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: July 14, 1972

College Basketball (Player)

Career

Roster photo

  • First consensus All-American in UMass history (1995).
  • 1995 A-10 Player of the Year.
  • First player ever to be named to four Atlantic 10 All-Tournament teams.
  • Most Outstanding Player of the 1995 A-10 Tournament.
  • Three-time All A-10 First Team selection.
  • A-10 Freshman Team selection in 1991-92.
  • A-10 Player of the Week winner seven times.
  • Among leaders in A-10 Rebounding all four years (#2 as Senior, #5 Junior, #2 Sophomore, #9 Freshman).
  • Fourth on the UMass all-time scoring list with 1,905 points.
  • Career high 34 points against defending national champion Arkansas (11/25/1994).
  • Scored 30 or more points on four occasions.
  • 1,070 rebounds ranks first on the UMass career list, seventh on the A-10 list (as of the end of the 2010-11 season).1)
  • 578 free throws ranks first on the UMass career list, third on the A-10 list (as of the end of the 2010-11 season).2)
  • 838 free throw attempts ranks third on the A-10 list (as of the end of the 2010-11 season).3)
  • Ranks high on many other UMass career lists: Field Goals, Field Goals Attempted, Field Goal Percentage, Blocked Shots, Games Played, Minutes Played.
  • Jersey #15 retired in 1995.
  • Selected to ESPN's Atlantic 10 Silver Anniversary team.4)
  • Selected to UMass' All-1990s Team5)
  • Selected to A-10 Basketball Legends in inaugural class in 20136)7)
  • Returned to school and completed his degree in 20128)
  • “When I chose UMass, people were asking me, 'Are they Division 1? You're going to turn down Syracuse and Florida State? You must be crazy,'” says Roe. “I talked to my mother about it, and she said, 'If you feel good about it, don't worry what other people say.'”9)
  • Chose UMass over Florida State, Boston College, James Madison, Connecticut and Syracuse10)

1994-95 Senior year

  • All-American First Team selection (John R. Wooden Award and Sporting News)11)
  • All-American Second Team selection (AP, NABC, USBWA, UPI, Basketball Times)12)
  • Atlantic 10 Player of the Year13)
  • Atlantic 10 First Team14)
  • 3-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (12/3, 2/4, 2/25)15)
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament Most Outstanding Player and All-Championship Team16)
  • 16.5 ppg ranked 5th in the A-1017)
  • 8.1 rpg ranked 2nd in the A-1018)

1993-94 Junior year

  • All-American Second Team selection (Sporting News and Basketball Weekly)19)
  • All-American Third Team selection (NABC)20)
  • Finalist for National Player of the Year21)
  • Atlantic 10 First Team22)
  • 2-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (12/5, 12/11)23)
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament All-Championship Team24)
  • 18.6 ppg ranked 5th in the A-1025)
  • 8.3 rpg ranked 5th in the A-1026)
  • 210 free throws is third-most in Atlantic 10 single season history.27)
  • 315 free throw attempts is first in Atlantic 10 single season history.28)
  • Hit 17 free throws on 23 attempts against Duquesne (3/2/1994).
  • Attempted 20 free throws against Kansas (11/26/1993).

1992-93 Sophomore year

  • Atlantic 10 First Team29)
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament All-Championship Team30)
  • 13.8 ppg ranked 11th in the A-1031)
  • 9.2 rpg ranked 2nd in the A-1032)
  • 2-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (12/5, 2/6)33)

1991-92 Freshman year

  • Atlantic 10 Freshman Team34)
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament All-Championship Team35)
  • 6.4 rpg ranked 9th in the A-1036)
  • 2-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (12/28, 1/4)37)

Statistics

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
SeasonGPGSMinAvgFGFGA%FGFGA%FTFTA%OffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStPtsAvg
1991-9234070620.890170.5290086128.672861332196.4924324422162667.8
1992-93313093830.3154273.56400121167.7251121732859.210474081322442913.8
1993-943534112332.1218432.505415.267210315.6671291632928.39206186303265018.6
1994-95343297128.6199374.53213.333161228.7061081662748.18325878372156016.5
Career13496373827.96611249.529518.278578838.69043563510708.03711319128912193190514.2

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Coaching - at UMass

Professional Basketball (Player)

Regatas Corrientes, Argentina

  • 2011-12: Averaged 13.1 ppg and 6.4 rpg in 45 games.39)
  • 2010-11: Averaged 15.1 ppg and 7.2 rpg in 17 games.40)
  • Wore jersey # 941)

Halcones UV Xalapa, Mexico, 2010-1142)43)

Tenerife, Spain, 2009-1044)45)

CB Granada, Spain, 2008-0946)47)

Polaris World Murcia, Spain, 200848)49)

Palma Aqua Magica, Spain, 2007-0850)51)

Tau Ceramica, Spain, 200752)

Seoul SK Knights, South Korea, 2006-0753)

Caja San Fernando, Spain, 2004-0654)

Lucentum Alicante, Spain, 2002-0455)

Gijon Baloncesto, Spain, 2000-02
Roe was MVP of the Liga ACB league in the 2000-01 season.56)

Basquet Ciutat d'Inca, Spain, 2000

Quad City Thunder, CBA, 1999-2000
Joined the club on December 15. Appeared in 13 games. Released on January 20. Stats

Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, 1999
Played with the Timberwolves in the pre-season, did not appear in regular season games, released on December 3.

Polti Cantu, Italy, 1998-99

Rockford Lightning, CBA, 1998
Played with the club from February through April. Stats

Unicaja Malaga, Spain, 1997-98
Individual and team photos.

Golden State Warriors, NBA, 1996-97

  • Sees limited playing time over the season, and spends several stints on injured reserve.
  • Appeared in 17 games, started none. Averaged 2.4 ppg and 0.8 rpg over the season. Expanded stats
  • Wore jersey # 21.
  • Signs with Warriors to one-year, unguaranteed contract. (9/30/1996)

Detroit Pistons, NBA, 1995-96

High School

  • Player of the Year in New Jersey in the 1990-91 season59)
  • Finished Atlantic City high school with 1,804 career points (school record), 802 career rebounds and three career broken backboards, including two on collapsible rims60)
  • Averaged 26.2 points and 15 rebounds a game as a senior61)
  • Ranked in the top 40 among recruits for the class of 199162)

Personal

  • Grew up among violence in Atlantic City housing projects63)
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