Gopher signee Rico Tucker's season ends with loss

Gopher signee Rico Tucker, a 5-11 guard from San Diego (CA) University, scored a game-high 37 points and had nine boards, but it wasn't enough as the Dons fell to Santa Margarita (28-3) in the first round of the CIF Southern California Regionals. The Dons finished the season 25-7 as Tucker averaged 27.7 points per game. Tucker is an athletic guard who is one of the country's top leapers. He signed with Minnesota in November. The following is a look at Tucker's game-by-game stats.

DATE

OPPONENT

SITE

SCORE

RECORD

Rico Tucker

AVERAGE

November 26th

San Pasquel

West Hills

73-62

1-0

28

28.0

December 3rd

Central Union

West Hills

81-74

2-0

26

27.0

December 7th

El Cajon Valley

West Hills

108-66

3-0

45

33.0

December 10th

Morse

Home

52-46

4-0

22

30.3

December 12th

Horizon

West Hills

74-67

5-0

20

28.2

December 13th

St. Augustine

West Hills

84-81

6-0

33

29.0

December 19th

Monte Vista

Grossmont

76-59

7-0

15

27.0

December 20th

Galena

Grossmont

64-54

8-0

30

27.4

December 22nd

Grossmont

Grossmont

85-67

9-0

39

28.7

December 23rd

Mount San Miguel

Grossmont

70-75

9-1

28

28.6

December 26th

Francis Parker

Torrey Pines

106-104 OT

10-1

33

29.0

December 27th

Fountain Valley Ocean View

Torrey Pines

74-61

11-1

37

29.7

December 28th

St. Joseph

Torrey Pines

84-73

12-1

28

29.5

December 30th

Fremont

Torrey Pines

82-72

13-1

32

29.7

December 30th

La Costa Canyon

Torrey Pines

81-69

14-1

38

30.3

January 8th

St. Augustine

Home

65-64

15-1

14

29.3

January 16th

Scripps Ranch

Home

73-46

16-1

26

29.1

January 17th

Bishop Montgomery

Away

65-68

16-2

22

28.7

January 19th

Bishop Gorman

Las Vegas

62-69

16-3

29

28.8

January 24th

Tartan

Target Center

60-54

16-4

10

27.8

January 27th

Mission Bay

Away

85-46

17-4

29

27.8

January 30th

University City

Away

64-59

18-4

22

27.6

February 3rd

La Jolla

Home

89-61

19-4

28

27.6

February 6th

Scripps Ranch

Away

70-51

20-4

28

27.6

February 10th

Mission Bay

Home

72-39

21-4

28

27.6

February 13th

St. Augustine

Away

76-75

22-4

28

27.6

February 18th

La Jolla

Away

64-74

22-5

17

27.2

February 20th

University City

Home

72-45

23-5

17

26.9

February 27th

Santana

Playoff

86-58

24-5

42

27.5

March 2nd

St. Augustine

Playoff

85-55

25-5

35

27.7

March 6th

Steele Canyon

Playoff

52-60

25-6

18

27.4

March 9th

San Margarita

Playoff

62-92

25-7

37

27.7


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