2010 Richland Northeast Prospect
6'6 190 pounds
KF: You played really well at the Chick-Fil-A Classic and caught the eye of our national analyst Dave Telep, how do you think you played during the tourney?
MR: I think I played a solid game but I need to become more consistent.
KF: What do you feel are the strengths of your game at this point in your career?
MR: My 15-18 foot jumper, I'm an okay 3 point shooter, driving to the lane, and rebounding.
KF: What areas do you want to try and improve on the most this offseason?
MR: I want to improve on my ballhandling, shooting, and finishing around the basket.
KF: Will you be playing AAU ball over the spring/summer? If so, with who?
MR: Yes. I will play with the SC Ravens 16-under.
KF: Talk about your best game so far in your varsity career. Who was it against, what kind of numbers did you put up, and why was it so memorable for you?
MR: It was against Blythewood earlier in the year. I had a career high 25 points and 9 rebounds. I also had my first dunk in a varsity game and that made this game very memorable for me.
KF: What team is the toughest you've faced?
MR: Pinewood Prep and Lower Richland.
KF: What game is the biggest to you in terms of a rivalry and why?
MR: RNE vs Spring Valley because it is a great atmosphere with high intensity and good competition.
KF: What are your averages per game so far this year?
MR: 10 points and 6 rebounds per game.
KF: Are you hearing from any colleges at this point?
MR: Yes. South Carolina and Charleston Southern.
KF: Tell us something about yourself that would surprise a lot of people?
MR: That my doctor says my average growth rate is 2.5 inches per year.
A Closer Look At...Malcolm Rhett
Favorite music artists: Lil' Wayne & Lil Boosie
Favorite movie: He Got Game
Favorite subject in school: Math
Favorite basketball player: Lebron James
Favorite thing to do when not playing basketball: Playing football, video games, and going out
Dream school: South Carolina because I like their system and my dad played there. (Former South Carolina star Joe Rhett.)
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