Robert L. Hogsett (January 29, 1941 – December 5, 1984) was an American professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiately for the Tennessee Volunteers and went undrafted in the 1966 NBA draft. Hogsett played professionally for parts of two seasons for the Lansing Capitals of the North American Basketball League (NABL), the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Pittsburgh Pipers of the American Basketball Association (ABA). Hogsett served as the head coach of the Francis Marion Patriots men's basketball team from 1970 to 1973 and amassed a 10–56 record.
|Born||January 29, 1941|
|Died||December 5, 1984 (aged 43)|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Holston Valley|
(Holston Valley, Tennessee)
|NBA draft||1966 / Undrafted|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
In 1983, Hogsett was hired by Virginia Tech to work as an administrator at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, where he was responsible for non-clinical hospital operations. On December 5, 1984, Hogsett was confronted by Virginia Tech carpenter Louis Dowdy outside the veterinary school administration building. Dowdy fired one shot into Hogsett's chest before he turned the gun on himself. Hogsett was taken to the Montgomery County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
- "ABA Players-Bob Hogsett". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved May 3, 2020.
- "Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2011–12 Media Guide". Issuu. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
- "Tech administrator killed at school". The Breeze. December 6, 1984. p. 26. Retrieved May 3, 2020.
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com and Basketball-Reference.com
- College statistics