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
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)
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.
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!