Added trivia: "1956 High School Basketball match up of neighboring Ohio cities Hamilton's Big Blue and Middletown's Middies featured the Big Blues Gary "Spud" Hornsby against the Middies Jerry Lucas which was played at Cincinnati Gardens before at crowd of 13,164 a record at the time for a Ohio High School game. Rated 1... " and 2 in the state rankings Middletown wins 81-79 with Lukas scoring 32 and Hornsby 30 in one of the more memorable games in Ohio High School history. "View more
career summary for Cincinnati Bearcats Men's Basketball: "Robertson torched his opponents while at Cincinnati, maintaining an amazing scoring average of 33.8 points per game, the third highest in college history.
In each of his three years, he won the national scoring title, was named an All-American, and was chosen College Player of the Year, while setting 14 NCAA and 19... " school records.
Robertson led the Cincinnati Bearcats to a 79–9 overall record during his three varsity seasons, including two Final Four appearances. However, he was not able to ever win a NCAA title.
When Robertson left college he was the all-time leading NCAA scorer until Pete Maravich topped him in 1970.