Future Tigers Compete In All-Star Game

MUTIGERS.COM Ricardo Ratliffe and Matt Pressey will compete this weekend in Las Vegas.
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Ricardo Ratliffe and Matt Pressey will compete this weekend in Las Vegas.
MUTIGERS.COM

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.

For more information on Missouri Basketball please visit our website, mutigers.com.

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