Hall of Fame Inductee - Robbin Bumbry

The 1970s provided Quincy fans with some memorable basketball players. One of those was Robbin Bumbry. As one of the most outstanding post players in Quincy High history, Robbin Bumbry could literally take a game over. Earning varsity letters in both his sophomore and junior seasons, Bumbry's game came into focus his senior year. Bumbry's 17.4 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per contest lead the Devils to a successful 20-7 record. For his efforts he was named to both the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Daily News All-State teams, was the team's Most Valuable Player and was named the IBCA's MVP. After graduating in 1977 Bumbry attended Samford University on a basketball scholarship. A four year starter at Samford, Bumbry was named Most Valuable Player after leading the team in scoring and rebounding his freshman year. He started every game and averaged in double figures in scoring and rebounding during his college career. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Management, Bumbry took his talents overseas, playing professional basketball in Scotland and later in Chile. During his one year stint in Scotland Bumbry averaged a solid 20 points per game. He followed that up with a one-year deal in Chile where he averaged 21 points per game. In the mid 1980's Bumbry returned to the states for a try-out with the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. He remained in Dallas, assuming the position of Operations Manager at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas. Robbin later took the position of Territory Manager for AT & T in Dallas. Robbin now resides in Quincy.



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