Boo Richardson
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Boo Richardson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Kan.

High School:
Wyandotte

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

2007-08/senior at Illinois State
Started all 35 games • averaged 6.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game • tallied his 100th assist of the season at Indiana State • recorded double-digit scoring efforts nine times • season-high 17 points at Bradley • scored 16 points at Ball State • led ISU with 14 points in the State Farm MVC Tournament quarterfinals against Missouri State • season-high eight assists versus UIC • tallied four rebounds against Cincinnati, Bowling Green and Creighton • boasted five games with zero turnovers.

2006-07/junior at Illinois State
A member of the MVC All-Newcomer Team • Played in and started all 31 games • Averaged a team-high 33.4 minutes-per-contest • Had eight or more assists in five individual games • Named the MVC Newcomer of the Week three times (Nov. 27, 2006, Dec. 27, 2006, and Jan. 22, 2007) • Scored in double figures in five of the first six games of the season • Had a career-high 24 points, including six three-point field goals, at Drake Jan. 13 • Notched his first career double-double with 20 points and 11 assists against Lewis (Dec. 19, 2006) • Recorded 14 double-digit scoring efforts • Collected a game-high 12 rebounds against SMU (Nov. 12, 2006).

at Coffeyville Junior College
Earned First Team NJCAA All-America honors in 2006 • Awarded the Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award at the NJCAA National Tournament after averaging 11.8 points, 2.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.9 steals in four games • Finished his sophomore season averaging 15.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game • Also totaled 88 steals and 190 assists with only 92 turnovers, while playing 39 minutes per game • He also shot 41 percent from the field, 34 percent from 3-point range and 78.3 percent from the foul line • Named the Region VI Player of the Year and claimed All-Jayhawk Conference and All-Region VI honors • The Red Ravens finished with a 33-5 record, including a seventh-place finish at the NJCAA Tournament in 2006 • In his two seasons at Coffeyville, the Red Ravens compiled a 59-12 record and won two conference championships • Teammate of ISU's Anthony Slack • Coached by Jay Herkelman.

at Wyandotte High School
Four-year starter • Earned all-city honors three years • Named first team all-conference his senior and junior seasons • Conference MVP as a senior and co-MVP his junior year • Averaged 20 points and six assists per game his senior season • Coached by Wenall Moore.

Data
Full name: Keith Richardson • Nickname: Boo • Birthdate: Dec. 24, 1985 • Birthplace: Kansas City, Kan. • Grandmother: Erma Richardson • Major: recreation and parks administration.