12   Nate Rucker
Nate Rucker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Melrose

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 228

Position:
F/C


2010-11: Appeared in all 30 games, the only Huskie to do so, made 29 starts ... Averaged 7.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game while shooting a team-high 53.7 percent from the floor ... Scored in double figures on 12 occasions ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds twice ... Recorded a pair of double-doubles ... The first in his second collegiate game with a season-high 14 points and 10 rebounds at Bradley (11/16) ... The second with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Bowling Green (2/2) ... Just missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds at Central Michigan (1/20) ... Finished second on the team in blocked shots (9) and third in steals (19) ... Had a career-high three assists against Ball State (1/8).

High School: Four-year letterwinner for Melrose High School ... Led the Golden Wildcats to their first state championship since 1983 as a senior, and was named 16AAA District Most Valuable Player ... Averaged 8.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game in his final season ... As a junior, totaled 12.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists and 2.1 blocks per contest, as Melrose reached the regional final ... Along with capturing the state title, Melrose was ranked as high at No. 13 nationally last season ... Was also recruited by Memphis, East Tennessee State, Middle Tennessee State, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech.

Personal: Full name is Nathaniel Rucker ... Born 2/21/92 in Memphis ... Son of Nathaniel and Veronica Rucker ... Sister, Candice, played basketball at both Colorado and Southern Miss ... Is interested in computers and music ... Admires Kobe Bryant for his "determination to win."

RUCKER'S CAREER STATISTICS


Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2010-11
30-29 626/20.9 73-136 .537 0-0 .000 67-121 .554 40 82 122 4.1 95 7 13 40 9 19 213 7.1































































TOTAL 30-209
626/20.9 73-136 .537 0-0 .000 67-121 .554 40 82 122 4.1 95 7 13 40 9 19 213 7.1

RUCKER'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 36, at Bradley (11/16/10)
Points: 14, at Bradley (11/16/10)
Rebounds: 10, twice
Assists: 3, vs. Ball State (1/8/11)
Steals: 2, five times
Blocks: 2, twice
FG: 5, three times
FG Att.: 9, twice
3PT FG Made: N/A
3PT FG Att.: N/A
FT Made: 6, at Bradley (11/16/10)
FT Att.: 11, vs. Ball State (1/8/11)
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