Former college basketball player Stanley Robinson has died

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former college basketball player Stanley Robinson has passed away. He was 32.

An official cause of death has not been announced yet. His alma mater, the University of Connecticut, announced his death on Twitter this morning.

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“The UConn Basketball family grieves the loss of a great player and an even greater person, Stanley “Sticks” Robinson,” the team said in a statement on their social media account. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Stanley’s family at this difficult time 🙏

“Rest In Peace, Sticks.”

Robinson was the 59th overall pick in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft. However, he never got to play in the NBA.

He last played for Español de Talca, where he played in 2018-2020. He also played overseas for CEB Puerto Montt, Keflavík, Defensor Sporting, Deportivo Valdivia, Reales de La Vega, Mauricio Baez, Leones de Quilpué, and Moncton Miracles.

Robinson also previously played in the D-League with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Iowa Energy.

He played for the Huskies from 2006-07 through 2009-10.

He made 126 appearances, including 103 starts. He averaged 9.8 points per game with 6.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.6 steals, and 1.0 blocks in 26.2 minutes per game.

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