#5 - Bobby Capobianco
|2012-13 Men's Basketball|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Summer of 2013: Traveled with Athletes in Action squad on trip to Jamaica.
2012-13: Played in 30 games in his first season as a Crusader, making one start ... averaged 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... connected on 55.1% of his field goal attempts ... scored in double figures on six occasions ... posted double-double in his Valpo debut, scoring 10 points and grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds in win over Chicago State Nov. 23 ... became first Crusader to debut with a double-double since 2005 ... scored 10 points apiece in wins over Missouri State (Dec. 15) and IUPUI (Dec. 20) ... nearly tallied a double-double at Oakland Dec. 17, scoring nine points - including a pair of 3-pointers - and pulling down nine rebounds ... tallied eight points and nine rebounds in Horizon League win over Milwaukee Feb. 1 ... approached a triple-double in league win against UIC Feb. 5, finishing the night with 10 points, nine rebounds and nine assists ... nine assists marked by far a season-high ... became first player in NCAA to post that stat line off the bench in nearly five years ... followed up with 13 points in just 13 minutes at Cleveland State Feb. 9 ... named Horizon League co-Newcomer of the Week Feb. 11 following his previous two games ... totaled 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting to go with seven rebounds in regular season finale at Green Bay Mar. 2 ... earned league's Newcomer of the Week honor to cap regular season.
2011-12: Sat out season in accordance with NCAA transfer regulations ... retains two years of eligibility ... spent summer of 2012 traveling with U.S. Eagles men’s basketball team on a tour of East Asia, averaging 17 points and nine rebounds per game.
Indiana: Appeared in 57 games over two seasons with the Hoosiers ... made five starts for IU as a freshman ... totaled 96 points and 112 rebounds over his two years ... set a career high as a freshman with eight points against Northwestern ... pulled down 10 rebounds in win over George Mason ... an All-Big Ten Academic Team selection
Prep: A four-year letterwinner with the Tigers ... earned a top-100 ranking in the Class of 2009 from ESPN.com ... finished prep career as Loveland’s all-time leading scorer, rebounder and shot blocker ... named league Player of the Year as a senior ... averaged a double-double in each of his final three seasons ... played in the Ohio North/South All-Star game ... also chosen to participate in the NBA Players Association camp … played AAU for prestigious Indiana Elite program, which was the national runner-up in 2008.
Personal: Bobby is the son of Bob and Barbara Capobianco ... graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports media journalism from Valparaiso ... working towards his master's degree in sports media ... born October 22, 1990.
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