Rodrick Rhodes

By: Alex Risen
By: Alex Risen

Cordia High School recently hired former Kentucky Wildcat Rodrick Rhodes as the new head coach for the boys basketball program.  Thought I'd post Rhodes stats while at UK and USC as a player and some other info for our viewers to look at.  Post your comments and share your thoughts!

High School Awards: 1992 Mr. Basketball in New Jersey, Gatorade State Player of the Year, (3 time) Parade All-American, McDonald's All-American

UK:

Season Games
Played
Minutes FG FGA % 3Pt
FG
3Pt
FGA
% FT FTA % Def Off Total
Rebs
Asst. St. BS F TO Total
Points
1992-93 33 661 101 224 45.1 27 70 38.6 70 101 69.3 48 32 80 59 36 13 73 72 299
1993-94 33 848 142 326 43.6 32 117 27.4 167 215 77.7 92 44 136 91 76 18 104 74 483
1994-95 33 902 130 333 39 39 110 35.5 128 164 78 86 34 120 125 51 11 93 90 427
Total 99 2411 373 883 42.2 98 297 33 365 480 76 226 110 336 275 163 42 270 236 1209

Awards at UK: 1992-93 All-SEC Freshmen Team, 1993-94 Third Team All-SEC (AP & Coaches), 1994-95 Second Team All-SEC (Coaches) Third Team All-SEC (AP)

USC:

Season GP MPG PPG FG% 3FG% FT% APG RPG BPG SPG
1996-97 25 28.6 14.0 44.7 37.0 59.7 4.2 4.9 0.3 1.6

Awards at USC: 1997 - Fred Hessler Award Winner - Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year

1997 NBA Draft:  Selected in the 1st round with the 24th overall pick by the Houston Rockets

Career Highs in NBA (Played for Rockets (61 games total from 97-98 and 98-99 seasons), Vancouver (10 games 98-99) and Dallas (1 game in 99-2000 season):

   
 Points   16 @ New Jersey 1/21/98
 Field Goals Made   7 @ New Jersey 1/21/98
 Field Goals Attempted   15 vs. Phoenix 4/19/98
 Three Point Field Goals Made   1 3 Times
 Three Point Field Goals Attempted   4 vs. San Antonio 4/29/99
 Free Throws Made   7 @ Seattle 11/04/97
 Free Throws Attempted   12 @ L.A. Lakers12/12/97
 Offensive Rebounds   4 vs. Seattle 1/19/98
 Defensive Rebounds   4 vs. L.A. Lakers 11/14/97
 Total Rebounds   4 3 Times
 Assists   6 @ New Jersey 1/21/98
 Steals   5 2 Times
 Blocks   1 12 Times
 Minutes Played   35 2 Times

After NBA career, spent time overseas in Athens, Cyprus, Greece, the Philippines, France, and Puerto Rico.

Coaching History:

2005 - Assistant Coach -  (Division II) St. Edward's University (Austin, TX) 21-9 with the Hilltoppers...leading the team to the regular season Heartland Conference championship...made it to D2 National Tournament

2006 - Assitant Coach - Idaho State...13-17 with the Bengals (5 losses in OT...including #17 ranked Marquette, BYU and a pair of games to Big Sky Tourney Runner-up Montana)

2007 - Assitant to the Head Coach under former UK player Travis Ford - UMass (

Last 2 Seasons with NCAA Division I Texas Pan-American Broncs - (12-52 (6-27 in 2009-10 and 6-25 in 2010-11 season))...Fun Fact:  The Broncs beat Eastern Kentucky 67-53 in the early part of the season last year down in Texas.

Hope you enjoyed some random facts and the past!  I will be working on some more numbers compared to other assistants in similar assitant positions at schools of similar sizes this weekend!

Check back often for more updates and a pre-season stat compilation of some of our area high school football teams!

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