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Robert Thurman
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Robert Thurman 1249982
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 265
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Edwards, Calif.
High School: Desert HS
Experience: 1 Letter
Redshirt Junior (2011-12): Saw action in 30 games, including all 18 Pac-12 contests ... averaged 3.7 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... shot team-high .638 from the field (51-of-80) ... scored a career-high 16 points to go along with career-best seven rebounds at Washington ... also scored in double figures against UCLA with 11 points ... played a career-long 26 minutes in the Bears' second game against the Bruins in Los Angeles ... appeared in all three of Cal's postseason games, highlighted by a four-point five-rebound performance in 16 minutes of action against Colorado in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.

Redshirt Sophomore (2010-11): Appeared in 10 games ... got in the mix in the first round of the NIT against Ole Miss, grabbing a rebound ... snagged a season-high four rebounds against Oregon State ... made two free throws at Washington ... recorded his first rebound at Cal against Southern Miss. ... notched his first point and block against Hartford ... saw action in the final moments Cal State Northridge and New Mexico.

Sophomore (2009-10): Redshirted due to NCAA transfer eligibility rules after transferring from Norwich University.

Freshman (2008-09): Averaged 11.4 ppg, 6.9 rpg and had 42 blocks in his one season playing at Norwich ... made the Team of the Week ... was named to the All-Great Northeast Atlantic Conference third team.

High School: Named the CIF SS Division 5A Player of the Year, the Antelope Valley MVP and the High Desert League MVP ... listed his greatest sports moment when one of his teammates made a buzzer beater to win the game for Desert High School in the CIF semifinals ... won Player of the Week honors by the Los Angeles Times and the Ventura Star ... his team won the CIF championship, the High Desert League championship and the Bob Lackey Tournament ... high school totals include 16.7 ppg, 12 rpg and 3.5 bpg ... played in the Antelope Valley All-Star Game in 2007 ... made the Honor Roll all four years ... came in third place at the Kern Country Science Fair ... also participated in football, volleyball and cross country.

Personal: Robert Scott Thurman ... born April 7, 1989, at Camp Pendleton in San Diego ... parents are Walter and Shelley Thurman... has one sister ... lived in Hawaii for four years ... lists singing, volleyball and beatboxing as his hobbies ... undeclared major.

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