Rico Wilkins
3  Rico Wilkins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

High School:
DeSoto

Last College:
Yakima Valley JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
G

Experience:
1V

Age:
24


05/17/2013

Allen and Jones share team MVP honors at annual Awards Banquet

Bragg, Fisher and Severson win two awards each

04/10/2013

2012-13 SEASON REVIEW: Vikings post best win percentage in school history, tie record for most wins

WWU gets to NCAA II final four as defending national champions

04/05/2013

WWU's Wilkins joins Bellingham Slam

Guard had standout career with Vikings

03/30/2013

NCAA Division II Elite Eight - Semifinal - Drury 107 Western Washington 97

Chase for second national title ends as Vikings unable to fight out of early hole

03/29/2013

Vikings to face Drury in NCAA II Elite Eight semifinals

WWU runs national tournament win streak to 10 with quarterfinal victory over Florida Southern

COLLEGE: Finished career with 595 points, 147 rebounds, 134 assists and 84 steals ... Saw action in all 34 games as senior in 2012-13 ... Averaged 8.6 points on 42.2 percent (49-of-116) 3-point shooting ... Had 12 double-figure point games ... Scored career-high 27 points, hitting 8-of-13 treys, in Elite Eight semifinal against Drury MO on 3/30/13 ... Also had 24 points at Central Washington on 2/9/13 and grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Drury on 12/18/12 ... Played in all 36 games, making two starts, in 2011-12 ... Averaged 7.3 points ... Scored 24 points at Montana State Billings on 12/1/11 ... Had nine double-figure scoring games ... Received medical hardship from GNAC after playing in just five games in 2010-11 before ruptured Achilles' tendon during game with Northwest Christian on 11/29/10 ended season ... Started three of five games, averaging 7.6 points, 4.4 assists and 2.0 steals ... Two letters ... Sat out 2009-10 season ... Northwest Athletic Association for Community Colleges Eastern Region MVP as sophomore in 2008-09 at Yakima Valley CC ... Averaged 15.8 points and 1.8 steals for Yaks, helping team to 22-6 record and playoff semifinals ... Played in NWAACC All-Star game ... Mr. Offense award winner ... Scored 35 points vs. Bellevue CC ... As freshman, averaged 20.8 points at Grayson County CC in Dennison, Texas ... Scored 47 points vs. Murray State frosh and 41 points vs. Paris CC.

HIGH SCHOOL: Texas Roundball.com all-State and Dallas Morning News Tribune third-team all-Area pick as senior at DeSoto (Texas) High School ... Helped Eagles to 34-5 record and regional semifinals, being named District 5 Class 5A Offensive MVP ... Scored 43 points vs. Arlington-Sam Houston, all of them in first half ... Team co-captain and Offensive Player of the Year ... Three-year letter winner ... As sophomore, DSHS placed second at Class 5A state tournament.

PERSONAL: Major is computer science.


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