The men’s basketball team obliterated the record books with a 177-108 win over Greenville at Redbird Arena on December 2. The Redbirds set a pair of NCAA all-time records by shooting 84.3 percent from the floor while dishing out 57 assists. In that game, Emon Washington’s 30 points tied the school record for most points in a game by a freshman. Which former player did he tie?

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Robert "Bubbles" Hawkins
Robert “Bubbles” Hawkins

Answer: Robert ‘Bubbles’ Hawkins scored 30 points against Jacksonville on February 16, Hawkins went on to play four years in the NBA from 1975-1979, averaging 12.3 points per game as a professional. One of four Redbirds to ever be drafted by the NBA, Hawkins died in 1993 at the age of 39.