Former Texas Tech star John Roberson poured in 21 points to lead France’s ASVEL past Germany’s Ratiopharm 108-77 at the EuroCup.
The 5-11 guard hit 5 threes, while shooting a blistering 63 percent (5-of-8) from behind the arc and a perfect 4-for-4 from the line.
Roberson also had 5 assists and 2 rebounds in the game.
AJ Slaughter (Western Kentucky) added 17 points and 5 assists for ASVEL in the win.
For Ratiopharm, Luke Harangody (Notre Dame) had 12 points with 5 rebounds, while DaSean Butler (West Virginia) added 10 points in the loss.
But the star of the game was Roberson, who leads ASVEL in scoring and assists this season, averaging 11.8 points and 4.8 dimes in the France Pro A league.
He also played in France last season, averaging 16.1 points and 6.6 assists for Elan Chalon.
Roberson comes from Sweden’s Basketligan league, where he averaged 18 points and 6.2 assists for the Sodertalje Kings in 2014-15.
He also played part of that season in Hungary’s A Division, averaging 9.8 points and 5 assists for Atomeromu SE Paks in the EuroChallenge.
A college star at Texas Tech, Roberson led the team in scoring and assists as a senior, averaging 14.1 points and 4.4 assists in 2010-11.
He also graduated as the school’s all-time career leader in assists.
Roberson starred at Plano HS (TX) where he averaged 25.4 points and 6.1 assists as a senior, leading the team to a 26-8 record and the Region II quarterfinals.
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