2005-06 third-team All-ACC selection…2005-06 first-team All-District 6 selection by the NABC…ends his collegiate career ranked fifth on UM’s career scoring list with 1,717 points, fourth on UM’s career steals list with 187 and third in career three-point field goals with 228…his 84.9 career free throw percentage ranks second all-time at UM and his career 38.4 percent three-point field goal percentage ranks third all-time at UM….he started 109 career games ranking second on UM’s all-time list.
As a Senior (2005-06)
Started all 34 games this season averaging 16.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.5 steals per game…ranked second on the team in scoring and rebounding, and led the team in steals…his 85 three-point field goals this season set a UM single-season record…led the team in scoring 18 times this season and in rebounding nine times…led the team in dunks (24) for the third straight season…ranked among the league leaders this season in scoring (10th), three point field goal percentage (3rd) and three point field goals made (4th)…his 5.8 rebounds per game ranked second in the ACC among players under 6-5. In the Regular Season: had 20 points, five rebounds, two assists, one block and two steals against Florida State (3-5-06)…recorded a team-high 18 points to go with three rebounds, two steals and four assists against Maryland (3-1-06)…had 10 points, four rebounds and four steals against Duke (2-19-06)…recorded a team-high 18 points against Boston College (2-16-06)…scored a team-high 22 points and pulled down eight rebounds in a career-high 49 minutes against NC State (2-8-06)…had 25 points, tying a career-high with seven three-point field goals, and tied for team-high honors with five rebounds against Wake Forest (1-31-06)…scored a season-high 31 points, including eight in overtime, and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds against Florida State (1-29-06)…recorded a game-high 22 points and a team-high seven rebounds against Boston College (1-21-06)…tied for team-high honors with 24 points, 19 in the second half, against North Carolina (1-14-06)…tied for team-high honors with 22 points against Maryland (1-7-06)…recorded game-highs in scoring (22) and rebounding (8) against Birmingham-Southern (12-3-05)…opened the season against Texas-Arlington (11-13-05) posting 17 points and a season-high eight rebounds. In the ACC Tournament: Averaged a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds per game…was 6-13 (.462) from three-point range…had 15 points and 12 rebounds against Clemson (3-9-06)…recorded 15 points and eight rebounds against Duke (3-10-06). In the NIT: Averaged a team-high 16.7 points and 7.3 rebounds in the three games…had 19 points and seven rebounds against Michigan (3-22-06)…recorded team-highs in both scoring (16) and rebounding (9) against Creighton (3-20-06)…tied for team-high honors in both points (15) and rebounds (6) against Oklahoma St. (3-15-06).
As a Junior (2004-05)
Honorable-mention All-ACC selection…played in all 29 games this season making 28 starts…ranked second on the team in scoring (17.3 ppg) to go with 5.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.6 steals per game…scored in double-figures in 26 games…ranked among the ACC leaders in scoring (4th), rebounding (21st), steals (13th), three-point field goal percentage (13th) and three-point field goals made (3rd)…led the team in scoring 11 times this season…was named ACC Player of the Week on December 13th. In the Regular Season: Recorded a team-high 17 points and pulled down five rebounds against Duke (3-3-05)…scored 20 points, 17 in the second-half, and pulled down five rebounds against Georgia Tech (2-26-05)…had 17 points and pulled down a game-high eight rebounds against Florida State (2-22-05)…scored a game-high 24 points to go with five rebounds, three assists and two steals against Clemson (2-12-05)…had 17 points and seven rebounds against Maryland (2-5-05)…had 18 points and tied for team-high honors with eight rebounds against Wake Forest (1-29-05)…scored a game-high 21 points against Clemson (1-26-05)…scored 18 points and pulled down five rebounds against Florida State (1-15-05)…had 19 points, three rebounds, one block and four steals against NC State (1-9-05)…scored a team-high 22 points against Norfolk State (1-2-05)…scored a team-high 19 points and matched a career-high with five steals against Tennessee Tech (12-23-04)…had 18 points and five rebounds against UMass (12-12-04)…scored 16 points, 12 in the first half, to go with one assist and one steal in Miami’s win at No. 19 Florida (12-4-04)…registered a career-high 38 points, including 28 in the second half, against FAU (11-29-04)…scored a game-high 20 points against Xavier (11-27-04). In the ACC Tournament: scored 13 points and pulled down six rebounds against Virginia (3-10-05) in the opening round of the ACC Tournament. In the NIT: Had a game-high 23 points against South Carolina (3-15-05) in the first round of the NIT.
As A Sophomore (2003-04)
Played in all 30 games at guard, making 29 starts…averaged 15.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game…shot 168-344 (.488) from the field, including 51-135 (.378) from three-point range, and 68-79 (.861) from the line…ranked second on the team in scoring…led the team in scoring 11 times during the season…led Hurricanes in dunks (29)…team co-captain with Darius Rice…named BIG EAST Player of the Week on December 29th…named to All-Tournament team at the 2003 Las Vegas Tourney. In the Regular Season: Recorded 18 points, one rebound, three assists and three steals in 31 minutes against Seton Hall (2-24-04)…recorded his second career double-double with 20 points and a season-high 11 rebounds against Rutgers (2-4-04)…was 4-10 from the field, 2-4 from three-point range, and 10-10 from the line…had 21 points, five rebounds and four steals against Villanova (1-25-04)…had 26 points, a season-high eight rebounds, two assists and two steals against Virginia Tech (1-17-04)…was 9-10 from the field, 5-5 from three-point range and 3-4 from the line…tied the school single-game record for three-point field goal percentage…scored a team-high 18 points, connecting on 7-13 field goals, three assists and three steals in 38 minutes against St. John’s (1-14-04)…played a career-high 43 minutes against Pittsburgh (1-10-04) recording 16 points, four rebounds, six assists and one steal…recorded a career-high 27 points against North Carolina (1-7-04)…connected on 10-16 field goals…also pulled down six rebounds…scored 26 points, on 11-14 shooting from the field, against Florida Atlantic (12-27-03)…also pulled down a season-high seven rebounds and recorded two steals in 26 minutes…had 14 points, two rebounds and a career-high five steals against Florida International (12-6-03)…was 5-7 from the field, 1-2 from three-point range, and 3-3 from the line…scored 20 points in 24 minutes against Stetson (12-2-03)…was 8-12 from the field, 4-7 from three point range and also registered two blocks and two steals.
As A Freshman (2002-03)
Played in all 28 games making 18 starts…averaged 7.3 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game… ranked third on the team in scoring and scored in double-figures in 10 games. In the Regular Season: Opened the season scoring in double-figures in the first four games… became the first Hurricane freshman since Steven Edwards in 1992 to open the season with four consecutive double-figure scoring games… made collegiate debut and first career start recording 13 points, three rebounds and three steals in 19 minutes versus New Hampshire (11-23-02)… played a team-high 32 minutes recording 13 points, five rebounds, two assists and four steals against Texas A&M (11-26-02)…was 5-10 from the field, including 1-1 from three-point range, and 2-2 from the line… recorded 13 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 20 minutes versus Savannah State (11-30-02)… registered 12 points, six rebounds and one steal in a season-high 33 minutes versus Florida Atlantic (12-3-02)… nearly recorded the first triple-double in school-history with 13 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12-18-02)… came off the bench against UCF (12-27-02) recording 10 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes… had 10 points and six rebounds against Syracuse (1-26-03)…hit 4-9 shots including 2-4 from three-point range… came off the bench against Virginia Tech (2-11-03) to record 11 points, four rebounds and one assist in 16 minutes of work…was 4-7 from the field, including 1-2 from three-point range, and 2-2 from the line… came off the bench against Georgetown (2-22-03) to record a career-high 15 points and six rebounds…was 7-10 from the field and 1-3 from three-point range… scored 13 points and tied for team-high honors with five rebounds in 19 minutes off the bench against St. John’s (3-8-03)…was 5-10 from the field, including 2-4 from three-point range, and 1-1 from the line…also added one assist, one block and one steal. In the BIG EAST Tournament: Played just 13 minutes against Seton Hall (3-12-03) due to foul trouble…did not score but recorded one rebound and a career-high two blocks.
Winton Woods… averaged 19.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior… 2001-02 Associated Press Ohio Player of the Year…led Winton Woods to a 27-1 record and a runner-up finish at the State Championship… four-year starter and team MVP as a junior and senior… first-team All-State selection as a junior and senior… ranked as the No. 50 prospect in the nation by CNN-SI… averaged 18 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals as a junior… chose Miami over a number of schools including Tennessee, Dayton, Georgetown and Xavier… coached by David Lumpkin… made honor roll as a sophomore, junior and senior.
Full name is Robert J. Hite II… nickname is Flight… born January 12, 1984 in Cincinnati, OH… has two sisters, Alicia (18) and Ashley (11), and two brothers, Joshua (9) and Jelani (9)… son of Linda Young and Robert Hite Sr… majoring in Business.
In The Paint
Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan because he made everyone on the court with him better. He is also a great leader.
Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite Movie: Training Day
Favorite TV Show: Martin
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Magazine: Slam
Favorite Music: R&B, Gospel
Favorite Meal: macaroni & cheese, yams, collard greens and chicken
Advice To Youngsters: Don’t let anyone make you feel like you can’t accomplish something because you can do anything if you put your mind to it. Follow your dreams and keep God first. Most importantly, stay in school and get your education.
The Biggest Influence in My Life: My parents.