Eric Mobley a 6-11 center out of Salesian High School in New Rochelle passed away today at the age of 51. Mobley was a part of the Gauchos Grassroots program under Lou D’Almedia.
Eric Mobley played at Allegheny Junior College in Maryland and transferred to Pitt. Mobley played three seasons at Pitt and averaged 10.2 points a game over his three years at Pitt. Mobley also led the team in field goals in 1992-93, making 117 of 216 attempts for a FG percentage of 542. Also led the team in blocked shots each year during his campaign at Pitt.
Mobley was named to the All-Big East in 1993-94, and was drafted in the first round of the 1994 NBA Draft as the number 18th overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks. He played three seasons with the Bucks and then with Vancouver Grizzlies.
Our condolences go out to the Mobley family. Once again another great one from New York goes home.