A member of the Bradley Basketball Team of the Decade for the 1990s, Robert Dye is one of 12 Bradley men’s basketball players to become two-time, first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference selections. After earning honorable mention All-MVC honors as a sophomore in 1998, Dye was a first-team pick as both a junior (1998) and senior (1999). The 6-foot-1 guard averaged 12.4 points per game during his career and currently ranks 15th on Bradley’s all-time scoring list with 1,453 career points, second only to Squeaky Melchiorre’s 1,608 points for players standing less than 6-foot-3.
In addition to his offensive output, Dye ranks fifth in program history with 195 career steals and shares The Valley single-game record for steals in a game with nine Jan. 13, 1999 at Missouri State.
Dye helped the Braves to a pair of MVC regular-season runner-up finishes and NIT appearances in 1997 and 1999.
After college Dye participated in training camps with the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves, and played in the CBA, USBL and in China before retiring from professional basketball.