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Rico Pickett
Rico Pickett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Decatur, Ala.

High School:
Decatur

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 178

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS



COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:
2007 (FRESHMAN):
Started in 20 of 29 games he played in 2007-08 ... Averaged 5.9 points and 1.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists as a freshman in 2007-08 ... Started in his collegiate debut, the season opener against Troy ... Became only the fourth true freshman at Alabama to start at point guard in his first game and the season opener, joining Ennis Whatley (1982), Mo Williams (2002), and Ronald Steele (2005)

PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2007 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star ... Scored 14 points and had 8 assists in the 2007 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star game ... Decatur High's all-time scoring leader ... Set a Region 8 scoring record with 42 points in a 2007 game against Muscle Shoals ... Averaged 18.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 6.5 assists for Decatur in 2007 ... Decatur, coached by Jamie Lee, went 27-6 in 2007 won the Region 8 championship and advanced to the state's Final Four ... Pickett made 2007 Final 4 All-Tournament team ... 2006 North/South MVP ... 2007 5A Player of the Year ... 2007 1st Team All-State and 2nd Team in 2006 ... Averaged 16 points, 4 assists, 4 rebounds as a junior at Decatur in 2006 ... 2006 Birmingham News Player of the Year ... In September 2006, SI.com ranked him No. 48 on the Hot 100 Seniors list in the Class of 2007 and was also 7th ranked point guard in a national recruiting service ... Attended Nike, Reebok and ABCD camps ... Attended NBA Players Association Top 100 Camp in June 2006 ... Played AAU ball for Southeast Elite and Alabama Lazers

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Is a general studies major ... Has two baby brothers, Draylin and Julius, an older sister Andreia and a younger sister Brianna ... Parents are Enrico Pickett and Doris Hall ... Born June 17, 1989