Robinson excels at Morton College

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OPRF High School graduate Javon Robinson, a sophomore on the men's basketball team at Morton College in Cicero, was named to the all-Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference First Team.

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound guard led Morton to its second consecutive undefeated season with a mark of 14-0 in the eight-team Illinois Skyway.

In Skyway play, Robinson led the Panthers in field-goal percentage (.577) and assists with 9.5 per game. He was second on the team with 40 steals and third in scoring at 10.9 points per game.

As of last week, the Panthers were 23-7 and had won a college-record 18 straight games. Morton College is ranked 14th in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II.

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Chy Jefferson from Seattle  

Posted: April 8th, 2011 2:50 AM

Javon continue to excel with all of your God given ability. You are blessed.

Lady luck  

Posted: March 18th, 2011 7:50 AM

I saw him play he is really good. He is a true point guard

Jelani Mr.J L from Chicago  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 10:37 PM

He is definitely on his way to the top,plus he is a good lookin kid...must run in his family.

Robbins Police Department from Robbins  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 9:56 PM

I had the pleasure of meeting this young man and watching him play for several years now. He is not only a great athlete, he is very well mannered kid. I would like to give a "job well done" to his Mom.

Tony from Dolton  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 3:39 PM

I had the privilege of attending a couple of the games at Morton and this kid has the drive & determination that it takes to succeed not only on the court but in life. great job Javon.

Tyanna Jackson from Atlanta/Chicago  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 3:17 PM

That is so awesome....keep up the good work Javon. Love you. Cousin Tyanna Jackson

Malik Saboor from Chicago  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 2:20 PM

Thats My Cuz, He Is A Geat Guy, Good Luck With Your Sucessful Talent And Jouney To The NBA!!!

Patricia Bates from Oak Park  

Posted: March 2nd, 2011 1:54 PM

This is an awesome young man especially since he is my son!

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