Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 12, 2005)
AS A JUNIOR
Appeared in 19 games, missing 11 games with a broken right wrist (shooting hand) suffered in the second half against Texas-San Antonio recorded three double-figure scoring games, and averaged a career-best 5.1 ppg, 2.6 rpg and 1.5 spg in just 13.3 minutes per outing won the Rear Admiral Ronald Marryott Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Navy basketball player also recorded an assist-to-turnover ratio of 11:8 (1.38) scored a season-high 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting with four steals against Lafayette (Feb. 16), including a game-winning jumper with 0.4 seconds left to give Navy the victory added 17 points, six rebounds and two steals off the bench, including 13 points in the second half, in Navy's Star Game victory over Army (Feb. 23). Hit his only three-pointers of the year against the Black Knights scored 14 points in a homecoming of sorts against UTSA (Nov. 17), playing virtually the entire second half with a broken wrist and a cut above his left eye tallied nine points, seven rebounds and three steals in just 16 minutes against Lehigh (Jan. 16), in just his second game back from his injury scored six points with five rebounds and three steals in 21 minutes in a big win over American (Feb. 27) dished out a career-best three assists in the season-opening win over Longwood (Nov. 9) grabbed four steals in 14 minutes against Robert Morris (Nov. 4) led the team percentagewise in shooting from the field at 57.4 percent grabbed 26 offensive rebounds against just 24 defensive rebounds.
AS A SOPHOMORE
Appeared in 23 games, earning a start in the Patriot League Tournament against Bucknell (Feb. 28) averaged 1.2 ppg and 1.0 rpg in 4.7 mpg played in the last nine games after appearing in just 14 of the first 21 outings scored eight points with a Navy-season high five steals in just 14 minutes in a nationally-televised contest against Bucknell (Feb. 2) two games later, scored three points with seven rebounds in just 14 minutes against Lafayette (Feb. 10) one of the top shooters on the team percentagewise, Colbert connected on 47.1 percent on his shots over the last eight games, he averaged 2.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 1.0 spg in just 8.6 mpg. Also connected on 4-of-8 shots from the field during that span lastly, was 8-of-10 (.800) from the free-throw line in the last eight games was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line against Bucknell (Feb. 2) was called on late in games in defensive situations tallied four points against both Maryland-Eastern Shore (Nov. 21) and Washington (Md.) (Dec. 20).
AS A FRESHMAN
Colbert had an up-and-down freshman season, playing in 24 games, drawing nine starts averaged 4.6 ppg and 2.3 rpg shot 40-of-48 (.833) from the free throw line, the second-best percentage on the squad was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week following an outstanding outing in his first career start, scoring 22 points on 8-of-12 from the field, grabbing six rebounds and adding one assist and a steal against eventual NCAA Tournament participant, Penn went 8-of-12 from the field against the Quakers followed up his performance against Penn with two more double-digit scoring games, tallying 16 points against Howard and 12 against Morgan State during the three-game stretch, Colbert shot 18-of-36 (.500) from the field, averaging 16.7 points and 4.7 rebounds scored 19 points (5-of-8 from the field, 9-of-9 from the free throw line) in 29 minutes against Susquehanna netted eight points against the Citadel garnered second Rookie of the Week citation after the Susquehanna and Citadel victories, where he averaged 13.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg and 3.0 spg.
A 2005 graduate of Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas a four-year basketball letterwinner, he was a three-time all-district guard served as team captain his senior campaign and garnered all-state recognition as a sophomore, he was named the district's offensive MVP and as a senior, was named the co-offensive MVP earned a letter in track & field as a long and triple jumper member of the National Honor Society recepient of the 2005 U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award named to the Texas Association Basketball Coaches Academic All-State Team his senior year was a 2005 Great Texas Scholar.
Full name is Clifton Von Colbert is right-handed born Sept. 18, 1986, in Dallas, Texas son of Larry Von and Pamela Colbert served as a ballboy at select Dallas Mavericks games majoring in quantitative economics.
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