Tennessee State University guard Gerald Robinson, Jr. was named to the Mid-Major All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team by CollegeHoops.net (CHN).
Robinson, a 6-0, 185 product of Martin Luther King High School in Nashville, Tennessee, finished the 2007-08 season as the Tigers second leading scorer (15.2 ppg) and helped lead the Big Blue to a 15-17 season. Fifteen wins is the most for a TSU men’s basketball team since the 1995-96 season.
Robinson started 31 of the Tigers 32 games and he won or shared Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week honors six times during the season. On the season, he had season and career highs in scoring - 31 points (Southeast Missouri State -12/06/07), rebounds - 11 (Samford 1/31/08), assists, 4 (Belmont 12/17/07) and three-pointers - five (of 12) against Georgia Tech (11/11/7). In the Georgia Tech game, just his second collegiate game, Robinson scored 24 points..
CollegeHoops.net Mid-Major All-Freshman Team
G: Patrick Mills (Saint Mary’s)
G: Marquis Weddle (UT-Martin)
G: Devin Gibson (Texas-San Antonio)
F: Tyrone Shelley (Pepperdine)
F: Matt Howard (Butler)
CollegeHoops.net Second Team Mid-Major All-Freshman
G: Vinnie McGhee (Sacramento State)
G: Darion Anderson (NIU)
G: Josh White (North Texas)
F: Omar Carter (Charleston Southern)
F: Malcolm Thomas (Pepperdine)
CollegeHoops.net Honorable Mention Mid-Major All-Freshman: Alvin Abreu (UNH), Nate Blank (Gardner Webb), Kenneth Faried (Morehead State), Rahmon Fletcher (UWGB), Jay Gavin (Marist), John Holland (Boston U), Rob Jones (San Diego), Mark Payne (UC Davis), Deonte Roberts (Milwaukee), Gerald Robinson Jr. (Tennessee State), Brian Rudolph (Loyola), Cameron Wells (The Citadel)