Marshall Rogers (basketball)
|Born||August 27, 1953|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Died||June 15, 2011(aged 57)|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Sumner (St. Louis, Missouri)|
|NBA draft||1976 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall|
|Selected by the Golden State Warriors|
|1976–1977||Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||100 (3.8 ppg)|
|Rebounds||11 (0.4 rpg)|
|Assists||10 (0.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
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. 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.
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.
- "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.
- Sumner star made NBA, hit hard times. STLToday.com
- Marshall Rogers. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on January 13, 2011.