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Rutledge begins his second season as a Runnin' Rebel in 2008-09 ... transferred to UNLV from Yuba College before the 2007-08 season.
Played in 32 games, all off the bench ... scored in double figures once ... averaged 3.4 points per game ... shot 41.1 percent from the field ... scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds in his UNLV debut against Montana State ... scored a career-high 10 points on 3-of-5 shooting, including a pair of 3-pointers at UC Santa Barbara ... had a career-high nine rebounds against Kennesaw State ... was named to the Academic All-MWC team.
A 2007 graduate of Yuba College in Marysville, Calif. ... played two years at the school ... averaged 23.4 points per game as a freshman, finishing second in Northern California and third in the state in scoring ... he was named the Bay Valley Conference MVP and first team all-state ... the team went 23-10 ... he broke the school's record for made 3-pointers in a season, sinking 119 ... also broke the Yuba College single-season scoring record, which had been held for over 20 years ... was named a Street & Smith's preseason second team All-American before his sophomore season ... as a sophomore he averaged 19.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game ... was again named Bay Valley MVP ... he was also named the 2006 Yuba College Male Athlete of the Year ... coached by Doug Cornelius.
A 2001 graduate of Natomas High School in Sacramento, Calif. ... his junior year, the Nighthawks were 24-7 and made it to the state's final four ... as a sophomore his team was 23-11 and advanced to the elite eight ... averaged 23.0 points per game as a junior with 7.0 rebounds per game and averaged 20.0 points per game as a sophomore ... was his team's MVP as a sophomore and junior and was named all-tourney in the Woodland Tournament ... coached by Marq Jones ... also played football his freshman year.
Mareceo Fransante Rutledge was born May 25, 1983, in Sacramento, Calif. ... majoring in university studies and on track to graduate in the spring of 2009 ... the son of Rosita Townsend and Mark Rutledge ... has a brother, Martelee Rutledge, who also played at Yuba College.