Randy Pulley took his time in reaching a college decision and now he's a Tiger. "From my understanding, it's Missouri," Kevin Washington, Pulley's high school coach said. "They sent the paperwork and they're just waiting for him to sign it."
Pulley visited two Big 12 schools: Missouri and Colorado. He was also interested in Texas and Arizona but the Tigers got it done in the end.
"He told me it came down to him feeling comfortable," Washington said. "When he was here at Word of God he could come into my office and talk to me and he felt that way. It was also important that all 64 of his hours would transfer. He'll finish in two years at Missouri.
"He's playing in a high level conference and all that stuff just ties in with his credits. He liked Quin and Tony [Harvey]. It happened to work out."
Pulley is a 6-2 1/2, 205 lbs. combo guard, has been described by the Barton CC coaching staff as a "power guard", due to his strong physique and aggressive nature on both ends of the floor.
This past season, Pulley averaged 13 points per game, shooting 53% from the field and 74% from the free throw line. He also had 176 assists for the season, which averaged out to six per game.
He also collected an average of four rebounds per game, as well as 53 steals for the season.
Pulley is a native of Raleigh and selected Saint Louis coming out of high school. He left the Billikens after one year and headed to Barton Community College where he spent this past season. Pulley ranks as one of the top point men in junior college basketball.