2005: Chris Douglas-Roberts

Chris Douglas-Roberts is a 6'6" point guard whose attracting looks from all kinds of major Division I schools.

The Detroit product is playing all three guard positions for his high school team Cass Tech. Douglas-Roberts sets the record straight for what position he plans on filling at the next level.

"I really play the point. The best part of my game is that I'm a good passer and I can score."

He's tall for his position, and the top 50 caliber player has received calls and letters from many impressive schools. Kansas, Arizona, Kentucky, Florida, UCLA, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, and Michigan State are all interested. It's early, and Douglas-Roberts is keeping his options open. "I have not sat down and decided on my top 5 schools."

When asked where Kansas was in his mind, the point guard was clear. "I like the tradition behind Kansas, and I've enjoyed watching them on TV."

Douglas-Roberts respects what Coach Self is doing in his first season at KU. "They impress me with their style of play, and I think Bill Self is a good coach."

The high school junior will head to college in the Fall of 2005. Aaron Miles, KU's current point guard will have left the previous Spring. Douglas-Roberts indicated that the possible vacancy at the point could be appealing.

The talkative junior is averaging 25 points per game this year for Cass Tech. His team has struggled early at 1 and 4 overall, but Douglas-Roberts is optimistic.

"We're doing alright. We've played 5 of the top 15 schools in the state already."

Chris Douglas-Roberts discusses what parts of his game need the most work.

"I weigh 171 pounds, so I need to hit the weights before college. Other than that, I put an even emphasis on all parts of my game."

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