Senior signs with Boston College

If you’re coming to a Broughton game anytime soon, you better bring a jacket. Jerome Robinson also known as “Rome Cold Bucks” will be dropping some cold buckets.

Robinson is a senior on the varsity basketball team this year and is signed to play basketball at Boston College.

He has played here at Broughton since his freshman year. freshman and sophomore year Robinson played JV but was moved up to varsity during sophomore year and was intrumental in the 2013 team’s state championship run.

“Going to the state championship has been the best memory of Broughton basketball so far” Robinson said.

He is looking to get back to the state championship this year as well.

“I want to make it to Chapel Hill this year,” Robinson said. In December of last year, the Capitals hosted the High School OT Invitational tournament. Robinson led the team to become the Summit Hospitality bracket champions. “Winning it all was the best part of the High School OT invite,” Robinson said. He was named Most Valuable Player of the Summit Hospitality bracket. “When I won MVP I was so hype,” Robinson said. Robinson committed to play basketball at Boston College while on an official visit.

Jerome Robinson will play hoops next year at Boston College.

“I began to gain interest in playing at Boston College in May or June of last year. I end- ed up choosing Boston College because it is a great school. The coach, the city, and there is nothing better than ACC basketball,” Robinson said.

Robinson is just one of many former Broughton players to play Division I basketball, joining the ranks of Devonte’ Graham, James Hemphill, Staats Battle, Justin Coleman, Chris Brickhouse, and others.

“The best part about Broughton basketball is that my teammates are like brothers to me,” Robinson said. Robinson and his brothers are looking to do something special and win not only just the Cap 8 but a State Championship.

“When Broughton basketball comes to an end for me, I will miss my teammates and hype home games the most,” Robinson said. With just a little time left at Broughton, Robinson looks to leave his footprints on Broughton, and make it to Chapel Hill to win a ring.