40 Scott Robisch
40 Scott Robisch
Height: 6-11
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Springfield, Ill.
High School: Calvary Academy
Previous College: Oklahoma State
Position: C
Transferred to Butler from Oklahoma State University in January of 1999...saw limited action at Oklahoma State because of injuries...became eligible for the Bulldogs in late December of 1999...earned a B. S. Degree from Butler in the spring of 2001...granted an additional season of eligibility because of past injuries...has yet to play a full collegiate season...son of former NBA center Dave Robisch.

2000-01: Missed the first 17 games of the season, after having surgery to repair a patellar tendon team in early November...was expected to be out for the season, but made a surprising comeback in three months thanks to a dedicated rehab program...played in 15 games...tallied a season-high seven points and grabbed two rebounds in 18 minutes of action against #23 Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...scored four points against Detroit in the championship game of the MCC Tournament...scored two points and grabbed three rebounds in the Bulldogs' win at #10 Wisconsin...scored six points and grabbed six rebounds against UIC in his first action of the season.

1999-00: Played in 24 games...starter in Butler's last 14 games (which included 13 consecutive victories)...ranked fifth in the MCC in field goal percentage and sixth in the league in blocked shots...finished 14th in the conference in offensive rebounds...tallied 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Florida in the NCAA Tournament...scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds in the MCC Championship game...had a team-high three steals against Loyola in the first round of the MCC Tournament...scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in Butler's season-finale against UIC...matched his career-highs with 18 points and eight rebounds in Butler's win at UW-Green Bay...hit eight of 10 shots at UW-Green Bay...scored seven points at UW-Milwaukee...led the Bulldogs with a career-high 18 points and matched his career-high with eight rebounds in a career-high 31 minutes against Cleveland State...had nine points and five rebounds against Detroit...scored eight points at Wright State...led the Bulldogs with 11 points at Loyola...had six points at UIC before leaving the game with a mouth injury...scored 13 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds as a starter against IUPUI...had four points and a pair of blocked shots against UW-Milwaukee...scored six points and grabbed five rebounds at Detroit...was given first collegiate start at UT-Martin and responded with 10 points...had two points, four rebounds and two blocked shots against La Salle...came off the bench with a career-high 17 points, six rebounds and a career-high two assists in 30 minutes at TCU...played 17 minutes against Nevada and had five points and two rebounds.

At Oklahoma State - 1998-99: Played first semester, before transferring to Butler...saw action in nine games...averaged 2.4 points and 2.2 rebounds...had a career-high nine points and four rebounds against Northwestern State...scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds against Houston Baptist...1997-98: Developed a stress fracture in his thigh after six games in December and missed rest of season...scored a season-high eight points against Texas-Pan American...grabbed a career-high six rebounds against North Texas...1996-97: Received a medical redshirt after suffering a broken hand during practice at Colorado...played in five games...scored six points against North Carolina A & T.

High School: Four-year starter at Calvary Academy...first team A.P. All-State as a senior...named to the Chicago Sun-Times All-State squad in 1996...Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star in '96...McDonald's All-American nominee...participated in the prestigious Nike Camp in the summer of 1996...averaged 17.4 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.5 blocks as a senior...tallied 19.0 points and 10.0 rebounds as a junior...listed as a high honorable mention All-America by Street & Smith's magazine after his junior season...High School Coach: Jim Drew.

Robisch Profile:

  • Full Name: Scott M. Robisch
  • Born: 3/29/78
  • Parents: Dave and Lou Robisch
  • College Major: Public Relations
  • Hobbies: Golf, Relaxing
  • The Athlete I Most Admire: David Robinson
  • Best Book I've Read: Russell Rules
  • Best Movie I've Seen: Rocky IV
  • Favorite Food: Candy
  • Favorite TV Show: The Simpsons
  • Favorite Midnight Snack: La Bamba
  • Favorite Pro Basketball Team: Indiana Pacers
  • Favorite Sport (outside of basketball): Golf
  • Best Basketball Player I've Faced: My dad
  • Biggest Sports Thrill: Playing in the NCAA Tournament
  • Why I Chose Butler: Academics, Good coaching staff, Location
  • My Advice to Youngsters: You have to know when to hold them, and when to fold them.
  • Insider Info: Scott Robisch is the third member of his family to play in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. His father, Dave, helped Kansas to the Final Four in 1971, while his brother, Brett, played in the national tournament with Oklahoma State in 1998.


Career Bests

  • Points - 18 vs. Cleveland State (2/12/00), 18 at UW-Green Bay (2/19/00)
  • Rebounds - 8 vs. IUPUI (1/24/00), 8 vs. Cleveland State (2/12/00), 8 at UW-Green Bay (2/19/00)
  • Assists - 2 at TCU (12/27/99), 2 vs. Wright State (2/2/01)
  • Steals - 3 vs. Loyola (3/4/00)
  • Blocked Shots - 3 at UW-Milwaukee (2/17/00)
  • Minutes - 31 vs. Cleveland State (2/12/00), 31 vs. Detroit (3/7/00)