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Tyrese Rice
Hometown:
Richmond, VA

High School:
L.C. Bird

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Guard

NOTES
Earned 2008-09 All-ACC second-team honors; gained 2007-08 All-ACC first-team honors, 2006-07 All-ACC second-team honors and 2005-06 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Rookie Team honors ... captured team MVP honors in each of his last two seasons ... completed his 132-game career with 2,099 career points, which ranks fifth on BC's career scoring list, and 247 three-point field goals, which ranks third on BC's career list ... played 4,202 career minutes, the fourth-highest minute total of any player in BC history ... finished his schoolboy career with 2,328 points, including a state-record 314 three-point field goals; ranks first on L.C. Bird's career scoring, assist and steal charts.

AS A SENIOR
Played in and started 33 games; played an average of 33.4 minutes per game ... averaged 16.9 points, 5.3 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game ... averaged 18.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game in ACC contests ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team honors ... gained All-District 1 first-team honors from the United States Basketball Writers Association; earned All-District 2 second-team honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... shared Most Outstanding Player honors in NABC Hershey's All-Star Game, which was played at Ford Field in Detroit (April 3); tallied 24 points, three assists, two rebounds and one steal in 24 minutes ... ranked among ACC leaders (conference games only) in scoring (eighth), assists (third), free-throw percentage (third, .878) and minutes played (eighth, 34.4) ... scored in double figures 29 times, including 13 games with 20 or more points ... led or tied for the team lead in scoring 15 times, in assists 30 times and in steals 12 times ... made three or more three-point field goals in each of 11 games; sank a season-high five treys (5-for-5) against Alabama-Birmingham (in Madison Square Darden, 11/28) ... handed out seven or more assists in each of nine games ... made 10 or more free throws in each of four games; attempted double-digit free throws six times; made a career-best 12 free throws (12-for-12) in his final Conte Forum contest - against Georgia Tech (3/7) ... scored a season-high 28 points (8-for-12 FG, 10-for-14 FT) and handed out nine assists against St. John's (11/18) ... scored 24 points - all in the second half - against Alabama-Birmingham (11/28) ... notched 21 points and seven assists in an overtime win at Massachusetts (12/6) ... tallied 21 points, nine assists and five rebounds in each of two consecutive games - against Maine (12/23) and San Francisco (12/29) ... posted 25 points (9-for-10 FT), five rebounds and eight assists in a win at top-ranked North Carolina (1/4) ... totaled 21 points and season-high eight rebounds against Miami (1/10) ... registered 26 points, five assists and five steals in an overtime win at Georgia Tech (1/20) ... scored 25 points in a home win over NC State (1/24) ... recorded 21 points, six rebounds and six assists in a home win over Duke (2/15); scored his 2,000th career point on a three-point field goal with 19:44 left in the contest ... notched 14 points and a season-high 10 assists at NC State (3/4).

AS A JUNIOR
Played in and started 30 games; played an average of 38.1 minutes per game ... averaged 21.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game ... averaged 22.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game in ACC contests; played 624 minutes (39.0 per game), the highest minute total in the league ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors ... gained All-District 1 first-team honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches and from the United States Basketball Writers Association ... averaged 17.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in the Eagles' two ACC Tournament contests ... ranked among ACC leaders (conference games only) in seven categories: scoring (second), assists (second), field-goal percentage (10th, .444), free-throw percentage (fifth, .846), three-point field goals made (ninth. 2.25), assist-turnover ratio (eighth, 1.53), and minutes played (first, 39.00) ... scored in double figures 29 times, including 16 games with 20 or more points, three games with more than 30 points and one game with more than 40 points ... led or tied for the team lead in scoring 24 times, in assists 22 times and in steals 16 times ... made three or more three-point field goals in each of nine games ... handed out six or more assists in each of 15 games ... made 10 or more field goals in each of five games; sank a career-best 14 goals against North Carolina (3/1) ... made 10 or more free throws in each of three games; attempted double-digit free throws eight times ... scored a career-high 46 points against North Carolina (3/1); made a career-best 14 field goals, including eight three-pointers; shot 10-for-11 from the foul line ... tallied 32 points and eight assists in a home win over Wake Forest (1/12); shot 11-for-11 from the foul line ... totaled 32 points (12-for-18 FG) in a home win over NC State (2/14) ... netted 28 points in the Eagles' win at Michigan in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge (11/28) ... scored a season-low five points against Northeastern (12/22), but sank the game-winning field goal in the final seconds; also handed out eight assists ... sank 10 field goals in a 28-point outing at Duke (2/9) ... registered 22 points and nine assists - equaling his season high - at Miami.

AS A SOPHOMORE
Played in and started all 33 games; played an average of 36.6 minutes per game ... averaged 17.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game; played 1208 minutes, the fourth-highest minute total among all ACC players (ranking second in average minutes per game) ... averaged 17.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game in ACC contests; played 610 minutes, the second-highest minute total in the league (behind only Jared Dudley's 622 minutes) ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team honors ... gained Division I All-District 1 second-team honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... earned All-Tournament honors at the ACC Tournament in Tampa, Fla., after averaging 18.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in the Eagles' two contests ... ranked among ACC leaders (conference games only) in five categories: assists (third, 5.19), scoring (sixth, 17.9), assist-turnover ratio (eighth, 1.60), free-throw percentage (ninth, .796) and minutes played (second, 38.12) ... scored in double figures 30 times, including 13 games with 20 or more points and one game with more than 30 points ... recorded three point-assist double-doubles .. led or tied for the team lead in scoring 11 times, in assists 27 times and in steals 13 times ... made three or more three-point field goals in each of 10 games ... handed out six or more assists in each of 14 games ... scored a season-high 32 points in the team's overtime win over Miami in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament (3/9); made six three-pointers in the game ... totaled 29 points in 45 minutes of action against Duquesne (12/28) ... notched his first collegiate double-double with 17 points and 10 assists in a win at NC State (1/6); committed just one turnover in 38 minutes ... registered 16 points and 12 assists in a home win over Miami (1/16) ... recorded 11 points and a career-high 13 assists in a non-league win over Hartford (1/31) ... scored 20 or more points in five consecutive games from Feb. 3-17; started the string with a 20-point, eight-assist effort against Virginia Tech; then netted 21 points at Miami (2/7), 23 points at Florida State (2/11), 22 points against Duke (2/14) and 20 points against North Carolina (2/17) ... averaged 24.0 points per game in the team's two NCAA Tournament contests; scored 26 points in the first-round win over Texas Tech (3/15) and 22 points in the second-round loss to Georgetown (3/17).

AS A FRESHMAN
Played in all 36 games ... averaged 9.3 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game; averaged 8.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in ACC contests ... earned Atlantic Coast Conference All-Rookie Team honors, marking the fourth consecutive season in which BC has had a player selected to the league all-rookie team (Craig Smith in 2002-03; Jared Dudley in 2003-04; Sean Williams in 2004-05) ... selected to the Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team ... captured ACC Rookie of the Week honors on Nov. 28. ... led or tied for the team lead in scoring once, in assists five times and in steals five times ... scored in double figures in 16 games, including three games with 20 or more points ... made three or more three-point field goals in each of seven games; handed out four or more assists in each of 10 games ... registered back-to-back 20-point games in the team's two contests in Las Vegas; totaled 22 points against Drake (11/25), before scoring 21 points (including five treys) against Oklahoma State (11/26) ... hit two three-pointers in an eight-point, three-assist effort in his ACC debut - at Maryland (12/11) ... tallied 13 points (3-for-3 from long range) and seven assists in a home win over Harvard (12/22) ... totaled 14 points, five assists and three steals in the team's home win over Massachusetts (1/3) ... recorded 16 points and five assists in the win at North Carolina (1/25) ... netted a season-high 23 points in 31 minutes of action at Wake Forest (2/8); shot 6-for-8 from three-point range ... scored 19 points, including 9-for-10 shooting from the foul line, against Maryland in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament (3/10); tallied 10 points against North Carolina in the semifinal round (3/11); hit two treys in each game ... scored in double figures in each of the Eagles' first two NCAA Tournament contests; notched 11 points (8-for-8 FTs and one trey) against Pacific (3/16), then totaled 14 points (four treys - three in the second half) against Montana (3/18).

HIGH SCHOOL
Averaged 27.0 points, 6.2 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game as a senior at L.C. Bird High School ... earned 2004-05 Associated Press (Virginia) Co-Player of the Year honors; was named (Richmond) Times-Dispatch Player of the Year ... captured AAA All-State honors from the Virginia High School Coaches Association in both his junior and senior seasons ... was also a two-time All-Metro first-team selection ... led the 2004-05 Skyhawks to a school-record 29 wins and their first Central Region title ... led Bird in scoring each of his four seasons; averaged 22.3 points per game in 2003-04 ... played for head coach Randy Cave (R.I.P) ... earned All-Tournament honors at the (May) 2005 Tournament of Champions (in North Carolina) ... was a member of Team Virginia in the 2005 Commonwealth Classic, a game that matches prep players who have committed to Virginia colleges against a national all-star team; there were nine ACC signees in the game.

PERSONAL
Earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Arts & Sciences ... was the 2008-09 recipient of the Jay and Michaela Murphy '86 Hoag Scholarship for Men's Basketball ... Tyrese is the son of Allison Rice ... born on May 15, 1987.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 46 vs. North Carolina (3-1-08)
Rebounds: 8 - three times
Assists: 13 vs. Hartford (1-31-07)
Steals: 5 - three times
FGM: 14 vs. North Carolina (3-1-08)
3PFGM: 8 vs. North Carolina (3-1-08)
FTM: 12 vs. Georgia Tech (3-7-09)
FTA: 14 at Massachusetts (12-2-06)
Minutes: 45 - four times

RICE'S CAREER STATISTICS

OverallYRGP-STMINFGM-FGAPCT3FG-FGAPCTFTM-FTAPCTREB-AVPF-DPTSAVGATOBS
05-06FR36-0749101-234.43263-161.39168-88.77349-1.436-03339.39177526
06-07SO33-331208185-404.45859-183.322151-190.795113-3.456-058017.61781101040
07-08JR30-301144200-462.43364-179.358165-195.84698-3.367-062921.0149103648
08-09SR33-331101162-392.41361-176.347172-201.856127-3.893-255716.9176125747
CAREER132-964202648-1492.434247-699.353556-674.825387-2.9252-2209915.959441528161

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