Augustine Rubit

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Augustine Rubit
Augustine Rubit 21 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 20180209 (cropped).jpg
Rubit playing for Bamberg in 2018
Olympiacos
PositionPower forward
LeagueGreek Basket League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1989-08-14) August 14, 1989 (age 29)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolChristian Life Center Academy
(Humble, Texas)
CollegeSouth Alabama (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015Tigers Tübingen
2015–2017Ulm
2017–2019Bamberg
2019–presentOlympiacos
Career highlights and awards

Augustine Cuero Rubit (born August 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek A2 Basket League and the EuroLeague. He is a 6'7" power forward. He played college basketball at the University of South Alabama. Rubit was an All-American player at South Alabama, and was one of the nation's best rebounders.

High school[edit]

Rubit, a native of Houston, Texas, played high school basketball at Christian Life High School. He then chose University of South Alabama for college, where he red-shirted the 2009–10 season.

College career[edit]

As a red-shirt freshman in 2010–11, Rubit started the majority of the season. He averaged 13.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. His rebounding total was good for first in the Sun Belt Conference and sixth nationally. At the close of the season, Rubit was named third team All-conference and the leagues' freshman of the year.[1]

In his second season, Rubit became one of the Jaguars' primary scoring options, leading the team at 15.2 per game. He also continued his strong rebounding (9.2 per game - best in the Sun Belt) and shot blocking (.9 per game), earning first team All-Sun Belt and NABC All-District honors.[1] In his junior year, Rubit became the conference's top player, averaging 19.4 points and 10.2 rebounds per game and leading the Jaguars to the 2013 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. At the close of the season, Rubit was named Conference Player of the Year[2] and an AP honorable mention All-American.[3]

Professional career[edit]

On June 30, 2017, Rubit signed with Brose Bamberg.[4]

On July 8, 2019, Rubit signed a two-year contract with EuroLeague club Olympiacos in Greece.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Augustine Rubit South Alabama Jaguars bio". South Alabama Jaguars. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
  2. ^ Hicks, Tommy (March 6, 2013). "South Alabama's Augustine Rubit named Sun Belt Player of Year". AL.com. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "South Alabama's Augustine Rubit named to AP All-America team". AL.com. April 1, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
  4. ^ "Brose Bamberg verpflichtet Augustine Rubit". Brose Bamberg (in German). June 30, 2017. Retrieved July 3, 2017.

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