Men's Basketball

Austin Colbert
Austin Colbert


Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Gill St. Bernard's (N.J.)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 210




Illinois Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska - Feb. 26, 2014

The Fighting Illini hosted Nebraska at State Farm Center on Feb. 26, 2014.


Illinois vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Illinois vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)


Illinois vs. Bradley

Photos of Illinois vs. Bradley at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill., on Nov. 17. 2013.


Illinois vs. Jacksonville State

Photos from Illinois vs. Jacksonville State on Nov. 10, 2013 at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill.


Illinois vs. Alabama State

Photos from Illinois' season-opener vs. Alabama State at State Farm Center, Nov. 8, 2013 (March Cowan/Illinois Athletics)


2013-14 FRESHMAN: Played in 22 games and averaged 1.4 points per game ... Shot 50 percent (13-of-26) from the field ... Four points in Illini debut vs. Alabama State (Nov. 8) ... Had two points, three rebounds and a block vs. Jacksonville State (Nov. 10) ... Four points in four minutes vs. Bradley (Nov. 17) ... Two points and three rebounds vs. Chicago State (Nov. 22) ... Two points and two rebounds at UNLV (Nov. 26) ... Four points and an assist vs. Auburn (Dec. 8) ... Had a block and an assist vs. UIC (Dec. 28) ... Equaled a season-high with four points, including two free throws, at Penn State (Feb. 9).


Averaged 12.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.5 blocks as a senior ... Helped lead Gill St. Bernard's to the New Jersey Non-Public South B semifinals, finishing his career with 13 points and 12 rebounds vs. Patrick School ... Recorded season highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds vs. Hillsborough (Feb. 5, 2013) ... Selected to compete in the Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn ... Ranked No. 97 nationally by Rivals and No. 98 by 247 Sports ... Participated in the 2012 NBPA Top 100 Camp, where he averaged 7.2 points ... Also competed at the 2012 Nike Global Challenge ... High school coach was Mergin Sina ... Played for the Team Final AAU program, coached by Rob Brown ... Spent junior season at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. after attending St. Patrick's in New Jersey as both a freshman and sophomore.


Born Nov. 7, 1994 ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies (undeclared) ... Parents are James and Brenda Colbert ... Has an older brother, James, an older sister, Amona, and a younger brother, Morgan ... Favorite athlete is Usain Bolt ... Favorite players are LeBron James and Jeff Green.