Randal Falker
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    Randal Falker

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Louis, Mo.

    High School:
    Gateway Tech

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 230

    Position:
    F

    Birthdate:
    07/22/1985


    Updated Aug. 28, 2007

    2006-07 Notebook
    *MVC Defensive Player-of-the-Year
    *First-team All-MVC
    *Named MVC Player-of-the-Week on Feb. 5
    Participated in the Pan-Am Games trials for Team USA in the summer of 2007...His 12 rebounds against Virginia Tech were the most-ever by a Saluki in an NCAA Tournament game...Finished third in the voting for MVC Player-of-the-Year...Led the team and the MVC in blocked shots (2.12 bpg)...Ranked 13th in the league in scoring (12.4 ppg) and third in rebounding (7.7 rpg)...Shot 59.8 percent from the field, which ranked third in the league...Posted a career-high 17-rebound performance at Illinois State...Had eight double-doubles on the season and has 14 in his career.

    2005-06 Notebook
    *MVP of the MVC Tournament
    *MVC Most-Improved team
    Midway through the season, emerged as one of the league's best big men...Blessed with explosive leaping ability...Ranked 3rd in the MVC in rebounding (7.8 rpg) and 6th in blocked shots (1.42 bpg)...A tremendous offensive rebounder, who finished second in the league with 2.82 offensive boards per game...In his first 45 games as a Saluki prior to Jan. 28, he did not have any double-doubles...After that time, he recorded six, including four in a row during a remarkable stretch from Jan. 28 to Feb. 7...Perhaps his finest effort of the season came in the MVC Tournament championship game against Bradley when he out-played Braves' 7-footer Patrick O'Bryant (a 2006 NBA Draft lottery pick) and earned tournament MVP honors.

    2004-05 Season
    Made 12-of-15 (80.0) field goals in the last seven games of the season...Led the team in blocked shots (30) and ranked eighth in the MVC...Had a career-high 10-rebound performance versus Northern Iowa.

    2003-04 Season
    Made 12-of-15 (80.0) field goals in the last seven games...Led the team in blocked shots (30) and ranked eighth in the MVC...Had a career-high 10-rebound performance versus Northern Iowa...The team's third-leading rebounder (3.9 rpg)...Shot at a 57.7 percent clip from the field, second-best on the team.

    2003-04 Season
    Redshirted...Added 10 pounds.

    High School
    Class 5A first-team all-state by the Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association his senior year...Averaged 18.0 ppg, 11.0 rpg and 5.0 bpg...Second-team all-state his junior year when he averaged 15.7 ppg, 11.7 rpg and 5.6 bpg...Team finished with a 22-4 record his junior year...Also lettered in cross country during his freshman and sophomore years...National Honor Society member...Attended engineering and science pre-college program at SIU after his sophomore year.

    Dawg Bites
    A serious mountain-biker who enjoys riding and performing tricks on his high-tech Giant VT2 and Kona bikes...Majoring in communication design and minoring in marketing and art history...Sang tenor in his high school youth choir...Teammate of Jamaal Tatum and Jamaal Foster on the St. Louis Eagles AAU team that won the Nike Supershowcase in Orlando in July of 2002...Born July 22, 1985 in St. Louis, Mo....Son of Ann and Wesley Falker...Mother is the head nurse at a hospital and father is a contractor.

    Randal Falker Stats

    Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2004-05 35-0 546/15.6 60-104 .577 0-0 .000 22-45 .489 58-77 135 3.9 88-2 19 36 30 21 142/4.1 2005-06 33-33 931/28.2 118-231 .511 0-0 .000 64-117 .547 93-164 257 7.8 108-8 46 67 47 23 300/9.1 2006-07 36-36 1062/29.5 162-272 .596 0-0 .000 120-221 .543 92-185 277 7.7 112-5 43 91 75 27 444/12.3 TOTAL 104-69 2539/24.4 340-607 .560 0-0 .000 206-383 .538 243-426 669 6.4 308-15 108 194 152 71 886/8.5


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