UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Three-year letterman guard who led Washington in scoring during each of his three seasons ... A two-time All-Pac-10 selection ... Garnered third-team All-America accolades in 2005 ... Ranks 18th among all-time UW scorers with 1,283 career points ... His 295 career assists are the sixth-highest figure in Husky history ... Listed third among all-time Huskies with 140 career steals ... No. 4 at UW with 127 career 3-pointers ... Registered 65 career double-figure scoring games and 20 games of 20-or-more points ... Boasts a 43-inch vertial leap ... Originally enrolled at Washington on a football scholarship, but decided to concentrate on basketball beginning with his sophomore year ... Played all 13 football games in 2002 and started the final six games as a cornerback on the Husky football squad, including the Sun Bowl ... Intercepted two passes and made 34 tackles ... Father Jacque Robinson played tailback for the Washington football team between 1981-84 and amassed 2,300 career yards to rank No. 8 among all-time Huskies ... Jacque is the only college player ever to earn MVP honors in both the Rose Bowl (1982) and Orange Bowl (1985).
2004-2005: As a junior, started all 35 games ... A third-team Associated Press and NABC All-American in 2005 ... Honored as a first-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection for the second season... Finalist for the Wooden Award ... Named to All-Pac-10 Tournament team ... Voted the Most Outstanding Player in the Great Alaska Shootout after being named Shootout Player of the Game in wins over Utah (Nov. 25) and Alabama (Nov. 27) ... Received the Pac-10 Player of the Week award on Nov. 29 ... Led the team in scoring for third consecutive year, and ranked sixth among Pac-10 players with a 16.4-point average ... Scored double-digits in 27 games and tallied 20 or more points in 14 contests ... Ranked fourth among Pac-10 players with 159 assists (4.5 apg), the third-highest season total in Husky history ... Led UW in scoring 14 times, in assists 12 times and in rebounding five times ... Posted a team-high 61 steals, an average of 1.74 per game that ranked fourth among Pac-10 players ... Helped the Huskies to a 29-6 record, tying the 67-year-old school record for wins in a season ... Washington won its first Pac-10 Tournament championship and received a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time ever ... The Huskies advanced to the Sweet 16.
2003-2004: As a sophomore, played all 31 games and started 21 of them ... A first-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection ... Led the team and ranked 13th among Pac-10 scorers with 13.2 points per game ... Tallied double-figure points 21 times and led all Husky scorers on seven occasions ... Topped all UW rebounders four times ... His team-leading 53 steals were the third-highest total among Pac-10 players ... Also led UW in free throw accuracy, hitting them at an 85.3-percent clip (87-102) that ranked third in the Pac-10 ... Voted the Feb. 2 Pac-10 Player of the Week after leading UW to a home swep of the Arizona schools ... Tallied a career-high 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting and added five rebounds and five steals during the Huskies' 96-83 win over No. 9 Arizona (Jan. 29) ... Scored 23 of his 25 points after halftime at Oregon State (Jan. 17), including a 3-pointer inside the final second that forced overtime in UW's 103-99 win ... Robinson's heroics at Oregon State rallied UW from a 16-point second-half deficit to post the pivotal victory that stopped a five-game losing streak and started a run of 14 wins in the next 16 games ... Helped the Huskies to a 19-12 record and their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1999 ... Topped the Huskies with 27 points, on 9-of-15 shooting, in their 102-100 first-round NCAA loss to UAB (Mar. 19).
2002-2003: As a freshman, played 23 games and started the final 10 ... Named to the CollegeInsider.com's 20-player national All-Freshmen Team ... A member of the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team ... Joined the team after the football regular season ... Led the team in scoring average with 13.0 points per game, a figure that ranked 17th among Pac-10 players ... His 300 points tied for fourth among all-time UW freshmen ... Had 19 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals in his second collegiate game, at Santa Clara (Dec. 7) ... Tallied double-figure points 17 times and led all UW scorers on 11 occasions ... Top scoring effort was a 20-point performance against Arizona State (Feb. 8) ... Tallied eight points and played 23 minutes against UCLA (Jan. 2), two days after his Sun Bowl appearance ... Ranked second on the team with 52 assists.
RAINIER BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Seattle, Wash.)
Averaged 17.9 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals per game as a senior in 2002 ... The 2002 Player of the Year in Washington state for the AAA classification ... Led Rainier Beach to a 28-1 basketball record en route to the 2002 state championship and a No. 7 national ranking from USA Today ... The MVP of the 2002 Class AAA state tournament after averaging 25.8 points for the champion Vikings ... One of 100 finalists for the McDonald's High School All-America team ... Honored as the Seattle Times Class AAA state player of the year in both football and basketball ... As a senior, totaled over 1,200 yards rushing and 500 yards receiving while scoring 21 touchdowns ... A SuperPrep All-American in 2001 who was ranked as the nation's 17th-best player at the athlete postion ... Also a standout in track and field, setting a state record of 13.85 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles ... Placed second in the 110-meter hudles at the 2002 state track meet ... Transferred to Rainier Beach in Seattle prior to his senior year from Logan High School near Oakland, Calif.
Robinson news and features
UW's Robinson to enter NBA draft - Seattle Times (April 11, 2005)
Robinson's game steady and spectacular - Seattle Times (March 20, 2005)
Small in size, large in heart and big-time in games - USA Today (March 19, 2005)
Little Big Man is in Motion - Washington Post (March 17, 2005)
'Little-kid' is a big time ballplayer - Idaho Statesman (March 17, 2005)
Robinson employs a psych job - Arizona Daily Star (Feb. 27, 2005)
The new Dawgfather - Seattle Times (Feb. 18, 2005)
Washington's little big man - Denver Post (Feb. 10, 2005)
When fun returns so does Robinson's shot - Everett Herald (Feb. 2, 2005)
Robinson's game matures right before our eyes - Seattle Times (Jan. 24, 2005)
Did Nate Robinson cross the line when he dunked on the Ducks? - Seattle P-I (Jan. 12, 2005)
Little Big Dawg - Eugene Register-Guard (Jan. 11, 2005)
A moment with ... Nate Robinson, Huskies guard - Seattle P-I (Dec. 30, 2004)
NATE The great - Tacoma News-Tribune (Dec. 26, 2004)
UW's Nate Robinson is Pac-10 Player of the Week - gohuskies.com (Nov. 29, 2004)
Washington's Robinson makes a little magic - USA Today (Nov. 28, 2004)
Huskies' Robinson play big - ESPN.com (Nov. 26, 2004)
High-flying Robinson ready to soar again - Kitsap Sun (Nov. 18, 2004)