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.
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