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Ricky Kreklow 2
Ricky Kreklow

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Columbia, Mo.

High School:
Rock Bridge

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS


AT MIZZOU:
2010-11: Played in 32 games as a true freshman and averaged 2.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 9.8 minutes per game ... Finished his rookie campaign off by scoring three points in 12 minutes in NCAA Tournament play vs. Cincinnati ... Twice topped double figures, initially with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting and 3-of-3 three-point shooting vs. Central Arkansas ... Nabbed his first career double-double vs. North Alabama with 10 boards and 10 boards ... Had four games with multiple steals, including a career-high four steals in eight minutes vs. Nebraska ... Scored seven points in back-to-back Big 12 games at home vs. Oklahoma and Texas Tech.

High School:
Standout for Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, twice earning all-state honors and helping Rock Bridge to the state playoffs each of his seasons on varsity ... Three-year varsity letterwinner at Rock Bridge ... Averaged 16.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 3.5 assists for the 20-6 Bruins as a senior ... Connected on 73-of-201 triples in 2009-10 (.363) and finished his high school tenure with 1,108 points en route to back-to-back all-state honors ... Named Mr. Show-Me Basketball in the state of Missouri in 2010 ... Also named to the MBCA All-Star Team ... Was a Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state performer as a junior as well ... Averaged better than 14 points for the 28-3 Bruins, who finished third in the Missouri Class 5A state finals ... Selected MVP of the Demetrius Johnson All-Star Game in June after scoring 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including 6-of-9 shooting from three-point range.

Personal:

Son of Wayne and Susan Kreklow ... Full name is Wayne Richard Kreklow Jr. ... Plans to study business or physical therapy at MU ... Father was an All-American on the hardwood at Drake in 1980 and was a member of the World Champion Boston Celtics in 1980-81 ...Father is head coach of the Missouri Volleyball team and mother is former head coach at Mizzou and current Director of Volleyball Operations ... Lists his favorite food as pizza and Will Smith and Ashton Kutcher as his favorite actors... His biggest hidden talent off the court is volleyball ... Enjoys music and playing the guitar ... Selected Missouri over offers from Stanford and Virginia.