Men's Basketball Player Profile

   #11 Rickey Claitt, Jr.


      Orlando, FL


      Edgewater High School

      Sophomore          Guard


2007 Sophomore Honors: MCCAC All-Conference Team

2006 Freshman Honors: MCCAC All-Conference Team - Honorable Mention

Last Season at MAC:

7.0 PPG             59.3 FG%

2.4 APG            75.8 FT%

2.1 RPG             38.1 3FG%

1.3 SPG

High Points:        19 vs. Moberly

High Rebounds:   7 vs. Three Rivers

Rickey was ranked the #63 Sophomore in the nation by JUCO Junction in their pre-season top 150.

Senior Season at Edgewater HS: Claitt averaged 15 points, 4 assists, 4 rebounds, and 4 steals per game in the 2004-05 season while grabbing All-Metro Honors.  The Eagles finished the season at 24-4, and were ranked #9 in Florida 's largest class (6A) at season's end. The team spent time at the #1 slot in Florida while winning the Metro and District Championship.

Birthday:  02/15/1986


Parents:  Ricky and Deborah Claitt


Major:  Business/Technology


Individual Honors/Achievements:  All-Metro, All-Conference, All-State, Honorable Mention


Favorite thing to do:  Watch T.V., play X-box, chill with the ladies, eat, and listen to music


Favorite Foods:  Fried Chicken, Popeye’s Chicken, and McDonald’s


If I could do anything right now:  Play game 7 in the NBA Finals


Favorite Song/Artist:  Gangsta Music, Young Jeezey


Person I Admire Most:  My Mom


Favorite Sports Star:  Dwayne Wade


Most Memorable Moment:  Winning a Region 16 championship undefeated


The person in history that I’d like to talk to is:  Jesus Christ

Coaches Comments: "Ricky is a talented player that moved from the wing to the point last season.  He can run a team by

    acting as a playmaker, or take over a game and score going to the basket or shooting from the perimeter."