Ricardo Ratliffe and Matt Pressey will compete this weekend in Las Vegas.
April 30, 2010
Columbia, Mo. - The May issue of Basketball Times has Missouri Basketball's 2010 recruiting class ranked #4 nationally and two key members of that highly-regarded haul, Ricardo Ratliffe and Matt Pressey, will be in action this weekend at the NJCAA All-Star Game in Las Vegas.
Ratliffe and Pressey will team up on Saturday afternoon (May 1) at 4 p.m. (CDT) at the Orleans Arena as the NJCAA All-Stars battle the Arizona All-Stars.
Both Ratliffe and Pressey were named first team NJCAA All-Americans this past season, with Ratliffe being named the #1 junior college performer by numerous recruiting outlets after averaging 27.4 points and 11.3 rebounds for Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Fla.
The decorated 6-foot-8, 240-pound forward was twice named a first team All-NJCAA pick and finished his career with a school record 1,653 points.
Pressey (6-foot-3, 190 pounds) joins Ratliffe in Vegas after leading Navarro College to the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan., and a 30-7 overall record. The versatile forward finished his sophomore season averaging 17.5 points and 4.2 rebounds for the Running Bulldogs, while chipping in 2.7 assists and 2.0 steals per game.
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