FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

February 20, 2010

 

 

 

RICK WILSON'S NUMBER 12 RAISED
TO THE RAFTERS OF THE MURRAY CENTER

 

Providence, RIóBefore the men's basketball game today, Rhode Island College held a ceremony to celebrate the retiring of athletic Hall of Famer Rick Wilson's '72 number 12. Wilson, who was escorted in by Assistant Athletic Director Jo-Ann D'Alessandro '88, dropped the banner unveiling his jersey along with President Nancy Carriuolo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wilson, who is the program's all-time leading scorer with 2,653 points, was a member of the College's inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Class in 1989. He starred for RIC from 1968-1972 and ranks ninth all-time with 703 rebounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He joins fellow Athletic Hall of Famers Alex Butler '98, Richard Rouleau '68 and Mike Van Leesten '65 whose numbers also hang in The Murray Center.

 

 

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