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Robert Turner
Robert Turner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Augusta, Ga.

High School:
Laney HS

Last College:
New Mexico JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/08/1993

Experience:
1L


11/18/2014

Red Raiders Face LSU In ESPN Tip-Off Marathon

Texas Tech is one of 36 teams being featured on ESPN

11/18/2014

Texas Tech Falls to LSU, 69-64, in Overtime

Norense Odiase and Zach Smith each had 13 points for Texas Tech

11/14/2014

Texas Tech Faces Loyola To Open Season

Red Raiders Looking For 15th Straight Season Opening Win

11/14/2014

Texas Tech Tops Loyola, 71-59

Norense Odiase Records Double-Double In Debut

11/07/2014

Red Raiders Host Lions In Exhibition Game Saturday Night

Texas Tech To Face Texas A&M-Commerce In Final Tune-up Before Season Opener

11/18/2014

Texas Tech at LSU

Texas Tech at LSU men's basketball

03/13/2014

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

Texas Tech fell to Oklahoma State, 80-62 in the first round of the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships.

03/08/2014

Texas Tech vs. Texas

Texas Tech defeats Texas, 59-53

03/05/2014

Men's Basketball at No. 8 Kansas

USATSI Gallery

02/18/2014

Texas Tech vs. No. 8 Kansas

USATSI gallery, men's basketball

Robert Turner is expected to be a key contributor for the Red Raiders this season from his point guard position after leading New Mexico Junior College to the NJCAA National Tournament last season. He was Tubby Smith's first signee when he took over the program in April. Turner signed his national Letter of Intent on May 15, 2013.

PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH -- Robert Turner led New Mexico Junior College to the NJCAA National Tournament after winning the NJCAA Region 5 Tournament in Lubbock ... the Thunderbirds finished the season 27-7 overall and 12-4 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference ... earned honorable mention All-WJCAC honors after averaging 10.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists in league play ... averaged 9.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the season ... in 30 games, had 14 double-digit scoring efforts and 23 multiple assist games as a sophomore ... had a season-high 23 points against Western Texas ... as a freshman, was a part of a 23-9 NMJC squad that finished second in the WJCAC ... in 32 games, averaged 5.1 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists ... played his senior season at Augusta (Ga.) Laney High School, where he led the Wildcats (29-2) to the Georgia Class AA semifinals ... averaged 13.2 points and 4.1 assists as a senior, earning All-Area honorable mention honors ... played his first three seasons at Augusta (Ga.) Aquinas High School. where he led the Fightin' Irish to the Georgia Class A Elight Eight as a junior ... named first team All-Area honors after averaging 19.5 points per game for Aquinas ... played AAU for Augusta Power.

PERSONAL -- Robert Turner ... born on April 8, 1993 in Augusta, Ga. ... mother is LaTanya Turner ... has four brothers and sisters - John Turner, Kay Turner, Etoya Turner and Terry Brooks ... majoring in human sciences.

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