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  Roderick Pearson

Roderick Pearson

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Raytown South

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Point Guard

Birthdate:
04/19/1988

2006-07: Started 19 games at point guard as a true freshman ... played in 30 games total ... named OVC Freshman of the Week the first week of January ... averaged eight points per game ... led the team with 68 assists ... second on the team with 34 steals ... shot 42.5% from the field ... led the team in free throw shooting at 72% ... scored a season-high 22 points, dished out 11 assists, made five steals and converted all eight free throw attempts at Eastern Kentucky ... scored 18 points vs. Samford ... scored 17 points at Eastern Illinois ... team-high eight rebounds vs. Eastern Kentucky.

Prep: First team all-state, all-metro point guard ... The Examiner Player of the Year ... DiRenna Award finalist ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... averaged 19 points, five rebounds, eight assists and five steals per game ... played for winningest high school coach in Missouri history, Bud Lathrop ... honor roll student.

Personal: Born 4-19-88 ... son of Roderick and Pamela Pearson ... major is undecided ... favorite NBA players are Kevin Garnett and Dwyane Wade ... favorite rapper is 50 Cent ... also recruited by Minnesota, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Purdue, Missouri State, Missouri-Kansas City, Air Force, San Diego, Toledo, Dayton, Northern Illinois and Florida Atlantic.


Pearson lays the ball in vs. Tennessee State on Dec. 6, 2007. (Patrick Clark)



 
 

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