Get To Know Roger Franklin

Roger Franklin, a senior men's basketball player, is next up in February's Get To Know Your Mean Green Student-Athlete. Click on the video to meet Roger.

Roger and the men's basketball team  have two home games this weekend. The Mean Green faces WKU on Thursday, Feb. 7 and then plays FIU on Saturday night.

Bio

North Texas 2011-12 Four double-doubles in ‘11-12 tied for sixth most in the Sun Belt ... Ranked second at NT with 5.0 rebounds per game ... Posted 15 double-digit scoring games, including career-high 20 against Western Kentucky ... Shot 46.2 percent in the SBC Tourney ... Reached double-figures in nine of the last 15 games, including double-doubles in three of those ...  Started 16 games and appeared in all 32 ... Ranked 14th in SBC with 5.7 rebounds per league game ... His 15 rebounds at ULM are the fifth most by an SBC player in '11-12 ... 11 of his 16 blocks came in Sun Belt play ... First double-double at Texas with 13 points and12 rebounds ... NCAA approved transfer waiver to allow Franklin to play immediately at North Texas.
Oklahoma State Appeared in 56 games over the last two seasons for the Cowboys ... Shot 55.2 percent from the floor while averaging 2.6 points per game as a freshman, and upped his rebounding average to 2.3 per game as a sophomore ... A defensive stalwart, Franklin tallied 25 steals and 14 blocks in his time with the Cowboys ... Tallied a career-high 13 points against Iowa State and eight rebounds at Texas.
Duncanville High School Scout.com listed Franklin as the No. 9 small forward and the No. 43 rated player overall in the country ... With averages of 18.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a senior, Franklin was named to the Dallas Morning News All-Area team ... Parade All-America fourth-team selection ... A consensus four-star rated recruit ... District 7-5A MVP ... Was the catalyst for Duncanville’s 39-0 state title run as a sophomore.
 

 

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