By Marty Gordon
Former Radford High School and Radford University point guard Quinton Morton-Robertson has announced his plans to transfer to Purdue Ft. Wayne University to continue his career.
“We are excited about the addition of Quinton to our program,” Purdue Fort Wayne head coach Jon Coffman said. “He is a proven winner at the Division I level as well as in high school where he led Radford High School to a 112-6 record over his four years and three state championships. We love Quinton’s ability to shoot the ball and his versatility to play with the ball in his hands or off the ball. He will fit in well with our program. We are excited to get an experienced guard with three years to play.”
Morton-Robertson joins the Mastodons after two seasons at Radford University.
As a sophomore last season, he played in 22 games with 11 starts. He averaged 7.4 points and 21.0 minutes per game. He shot 38.0 percent from three, leading the team in made 3-pointers. He had a season-high 18 points at Presbyterian on 6-of-8 shooting. He played in 19 games as a freshman.
At Radford High School, he helped lead his team to a 30-0 record as a senior. His team won the 1A state championship his freshman and sophomore seasons and the 2A state championship his senior season. He was named the Timesland Player of the Year in 2017 and 2018.
Purdue Fort Wayne finished the 2020-21 season at 8-15 in its first season in the Horizon League.
Coffman was hired as the 12th head coach of the men’s basketball program in 2014 after serving as an assistant for three seasons. He has a 118-102 record as head coach.
Purdue University Fort Wayne is a public university in Fort Wayne, Ind., with an enrollment of 7,270 students.
The Horizon League features 12 public and private institutions that have impressive academic reputations and a storied tradition of broad-based athletic programs: Cleveland State University, the University of Detroit Mercy, the University of Illinois Chicago, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Northern Kentucky University, Oakland University, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Robert Morris University, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wright State University, and Youngstown State University.