Cavanaugh posts 21-point, 10-rebound double-double
As a Sophomore in 2005-06: Earned the Atlantic 10 Conference Sixth Man of the Year Award in 2006 ... team leader in FT% at .794 (50-63) named A-10 All-Conference Hon. Mention Mar. 6 scored 13 pts. on 6-13 FGs with 3 assts., 4 stls. in 23 min. vs. Kennesaw St. (11-23-05) scored 16 pts. on 8-12 FGs w/ 4 assts. vs. St. Francis-PA (11-30-05) scored 17 pts. on 7-9 FGs (3-3 threes) vs. Boston U. (12-2-05) scored 19 pts. vs. #21 Maryland (12-5-05) hit 7-11 FGs for 15 pts., 5 assts. @ Morgan St. (12-10-05) shot 6-9 FGs, 4-5 FTs for 17 pts. w/ 5 assts. vs. UMES (12-17-05) hit 3-4 FGs, 7-8 FTs for team-high 14 pts. @ Temple (1-4-06) contributed 15 pts., 3 steals @ Marshall (1-7-06) tallied 13 pts., 3 stls vs. Saint Louis (1-11-06) scored his career-high 21 pts. on 6-8 FGs, 7-8 FTs w/ 5 assts. @ Charlotte (1-21-06) grabbed career-best 5 rebs. vs. Rhode Island (1-28-06) scored team-high 21 pts., including go-ahead three-pointer with :36 left, @ Xavier (2-2-06) contributed 16 pts. in front of family/friends @ SJU (2-11-06) scored team-high 16 pts. on 6-8 FGs @ Richmond (2-18-06) scored team-high 19 pts. on 8-11 FGs @ Fordham (2-25-06) sent Charlotte game to OT with clutch three-pointer at the end of regulation en route to 16-pt. performance (3-4-06) named Chevrolet Player of the Game after his 20-pt. performance vs. UNCW in the NCAA 1st Rd. (3-16-06)
As a Freshman in 2004-05: made first collegiate appearance in 2nd half for 4 min. @ #2 Wake Forest (11-15-04) had a steal @ West Virginia (12-29-04) scored 7 pts., 2 rebs. and a steal vs. La Salle (1-5-04) had his best game with 8 pts. on 4-6 FGs @ Duquesne (1-8-05) scored 8 pts. w/ an asst. in 9 min. @ St. Bona. (1-12-05) scored 7 pts. w/ 3 assts. vs. UMass (1-15-05) hit 2-3 FGs for 5 pts. w/ 3 stls. vs. Xavier (1-25-05) four steals vs. Dayton (1-30-05) hit 2-2 FGs for 8 pts., 2 assts. @ Temple (2-5-05) got his first blocked shot vs. Fordham (2-16-05) scored his season-high 9 pts. w/ 4 rebs., 4 assts. vs. Duquesne (2-19-05) averaged 18.6 ppg during the five-game Australian exhibition tour in August, 2005.
High School: Averaged 32 points and five rebounds at Lutheran Prep in Philadelphia under coach Darryl Schofield ... Lutheran posted a record of 25-5 (.833) during Rice's only season ... one of the greatest scorers in Philadelphia high school history, Rice scored a career total of 2,681 points to surpass Wilt Chamberlain's Philadelphia career high school scoring record of 2,206 points ... he was a three-year scoring champ for both Philadelphia and the state of PA ... ranked No. 79 by Hoop Scoops.com final ranking of nation's Top 300-plus graduating seniors... ranked 87th among the Men's Top 100 college freshmen by Athlon Sports College Basketball ... Attended Strawberry Mansion High School for four years (2000-03)... as a senior, he averaged 29.2 points per game and earned the AP Pennsylvania Class AAAA Player of the Year award ... the Knights posted a 24-4 record during Rice's junior season in 2002 and had a combined 83-21 (.798) record during Rice's four seasons on the varsity including two Public League championships during Rice's years under coach Gerald Hendricks... Rice had a 63-point game which tied for seventh highest in city history ... he won the Markward Club Player of the Year award as a senior in `03 ... played four different positions (except center).
Personal: Born March 14, 1984 in Philadelphia, PA ... full name is Maureece Malik Rice ... son of Debra and Curtis Rice ... sociology major.
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