Thursday, November 1, 2012

Basketball: Rhett Harrelson

Meet the 2012-13 men's basketball team

Rhett Harrelson 

Class: Freshman
Hometown: Enterprise, Ala.
High School: Enterprise HS
Height / Weight: 5-10 / 170
Position: G




Prior to Western Carolina: Finished his high school career as Enterprise High's all-time leading scorer with 2,322 career points, boasting a 16.0 point per game average .... He is the all-time leading scorer in Alabama State 6-A history - 16th best in state history at all levels - while also ranking fourth best in career free throw percentage (87%), seventh-best in single-season free throw percentage (88%) and eighth-highest career 3-point percentage (38%) ... Guided Enterprise HS to a pair of region championships under the tutelage of head coach Kenny Hill ... Also topped his high school's career charts in steals and assists, averaging five assists and 3.5 steals per game ... Was the first eighth-grader to play on his varsity team at Enterprise, and was EHS's first ninth grader to make the 6-A South Regional All-Tournament team - an honor he also earned as a junior ... Was a three-time, Wiregrass Super 12 selection - as chosen by the Dothan Eagle newspaper - and was twice selected to the 6-A All-State team ... Was also a two-time, 6-A Area 5 most valuable player ... In addition to his prowess on the hardwood, Harrelson is also a career-leading football player for the Wildcats boasting a school-record 4,683 career yards including 3,433 yards through the air and 36 combined touchdowns ... A four-year starter, he also owns the school's single-season passing mark as well ... Played alongside fellow WCU signee, Justin Browning, with the Alabama Celtics AAU team. 

Personal: Is the son of Rick and Connie Harrelson.

Courtesy WCU Sports Information