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Marshall Lee Rogers (August 27, 1953 – June 15, 2011) was an American professional basketball player and former NCAA basketball scoring champion with Pan American University.[1]

Marshall Rogers
Personal information
BornAugust 27, 1953
St. Louis, Missouri
DiedJune 15, 2011(2011-06-15) (aged 57)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolSumner (St. Louis, Missouri)
College
NBA draft1976 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career1976–1977
PositionGuard
Number11
Career history
1976–1977Golden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points100 (3.8 ppg)
Rebounds11 (0.4 rpg)
Assists10 (0.4 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Basketball careerEdit

High schoolEdit

Rogers attended Sumner High School in St. Louis, Missouri. He was on the Bulldogs 1969 Missouri Class L state champion basketball team as a reserve. In 1970 and 1971, Rogers led Sumner to consecutive Public High League titles. In his senior year he averaged 26.4 points per game and was named to the all-state team.[2]

In addition to basketball, Rogers was also an accomplished track athlete. He was the 1971 Missouri state champion in the triple jump.[3]

CollegeEdit

A 6'1" guard from Pan American University and the University of Kansas. While at Kansas Rogers played in 18 games and averaged 7.6 ppg.[4] After not getting along with head coach Ted Owens, Rogers transferred to Pan American University, who had just hired Abe Lemons, where he sat out his sophomore season due to NCAA transfer rules. In the 1974–75 season, Rogers averaged 26.7 points per game as he led the Broncs to a 22-2 record. The following year, Rogers averaged 36.8 ppg and led the nation in scoring.

ProfessionalEdit

Rogers played one season (1976–1977) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Golden State Warriors. He averaged 3.8 points in his 26-game NBA career.[5]

Later lifeEdit

After his basketball career ended, he worked as a substitute teacher in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. He then began a lawn care company. In his later years, he suffered from complications related to diabetes. He died at age 57 in June 2011.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). 2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Media Guide. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2009. Retrieved May 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Sumner star made NBA, hit hard times. STLToday.com
  3. ^ http://www.stlamerican.com/sports/local_sports/article_8cdc8e1c-9b87-11e0-8e1f-001cc4c03286.html
  4. ^ http://www.hoopszone.net/Kansas/Kansas/Players/R/rogers-marshall.htm
  5. ^ Marshall Rogers. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on January 13, 2011.