Hall of Fame

Bobby Washington

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    Men's Basketball
Bobby Washington was a three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference honoree (1967-69) and one of the most prolific scorers in program history. The sharpshooter compiled 1,221 points during his Colonel career, 15th on the all-time list. 

Washington led the team in scoring with 18.0 points per game in 1967-68 and 20.1 in 1968-69. He was also picked for the 1966 OVC All-Tournament Team when the Colonels beat Austin Peay and Murray State. 

He was chosen in the 12th round of the 1969 National Basketball Association draft by the Baltimore Bullets. Washington also played two seasons for the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaging 7.4 points and 4.0 assists during his first season, and the Kentucky Colonels of the ABA. 

Following his playing career, Washington was a very successful head coach at Bryan Station High School in his hometown of Lexington, Kentucky.