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M.J. Rhett

#4 M.J. Rhett

HT. 6' 8"
WT. 210
YR. Fr.
PREV. SCHOOL Lower Richland HS

Major: Human Performance and Sports Science

2012-13 - Redshirt Sophomore Season

Played in all 32 regular season games for the Tigers, starting 23… Was named OVC Player of the Week on Jan. 7… Averaged 21.5 minutes per contest… Made 64 of his 123 shots for a 52 percent conversion rate… Was second on the team with 193 rebounds… Tallied 24 steals and 17 assists… Placed second on the team in blocks with 32… Averaged 5.3 points per contest… Recorded his first career double-double at Tennessee Tech (Jan. 3) with 15 points and 12 rebounds… Added four blocks against the Golden Eagles… Had his second double-double of the season with ten points and career-high 16 rebounds…Blocked four shots at Belmont (Jan. 19)…Set a new career-high with three steals at Morehead State (Jan. 26)… Had a personal-best 18 points at Austin Peay on Feb. 7…

2011-12 - Redshirt Freshman Season 

Played in 33 games, starting 26 for the Big Blue...Averaged 3.9 points and 17.5 minutes per game...Pulled in 4.5 rebounds per game (147) for second best on the team...Dished out 14 assists, notched 14 blocks and recorded 14 steals during his freshman campaign...Notched a season-best 11 points in the win over Eastern Kentucky (Jan. 28)...Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds in the victory over SIUE (Jan. 14)...Handed out three assists in the loss at Austin Peay (Jan. 16)...Blocked three shots in a thrilling victory over Southeast Missouri (Feb. 4)...Tied a season-high with four made field goals in the loss to Murray State at the OVC Championship.


Redshirted the 2010-11 season.

Lower Richland HS

Graded out at 87 with a position ranking of 86 on ESPN College Basketball Recruiting...Named to South Carolina All-Star Team for the Carolina's (North Carolina vs. South Carolina) All-Star Classic...Selected to 3A All-State First Team...Named to SCBCA First Team Preseason squad...McDonald's All-American nominee...Averaged 16.5 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, two assists and two blocks per game.


Son of Joseph and Stephanie Rhett...Born November 15, 1992.