COLUMBIA, MO - DECEMBER 15: Ricardo Ratliffe #10 of the Missouri Tigers clelbrates after scoring during the game against the Kennesaw State Owls on December 15, 2011 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Former Mizzou standout Ricardo Ratliffe was drafted by the Korean Basketball League.
Former Mizzou basketball star Ricardo Ratliffe will be playing in South Korea this upcoming season. Ratliffe was drafted with the sixth pick by Ulsan Mobis Phoebus last week.
I am now a professional ball player in the KBL.. (Korean Basketball League).. This is just the beginning for me!!— RiCardo Ratliffe (@Kismyts_Son10) July 26, 2012
Thanks everybody for showing love!!.. I'm really excited to play in the KBL!!...— RiCardo Ratliffe (@Kismyts_Son10) July 26, 2012
Mizzou fans: #10 is retired so what number you think I should wear next year??.. 20?— RiCardo Ratliffe (@Kismyts_Son10) July 27, 2012
Last season, Ratliffe averaged 13.9 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Tigers. He led NCAA Division I with a 69.3 shooting percentage, but went undrafted. He was the top American college player selected in the Korean draft.