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    Rekalin Sims
    Rekalin Sims

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Vallejo, Calif.

    High School:
    De La Salle

    Last College:
    Kentucky

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 230

    Position:
    F

    Major:
    Africana Studies

    2006-07: Sat out the 2006-07 season as a Division I transfer.

    Kentucky (2005-06): The Wildcats (22-13) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... played in 29 games with six starts ... averaged 4.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13.2 minutes of playing time ... shot 44.6% from the floor while posting four double-figure scoring games in addition to having four 10-plus rebound performance ... best outing at UK was his start against Iowa in which he scored 22 points and had seven rebounds in the third game of the year.

    Salt Lake Community College (2003-05): Two-time JUCO All-American ... two-time Scenic West Athletic Conference/Region 18 Player of the Year ... led the conference in scoring both seasons while leading the league in rebounding as a sophomore ... in 2004-05, averaged 19.4 points and 9.6 rebounds, earning First Team All-America honors and helping the program set a school record in wins (27-6) ... also as a sophomore, set Bruins single-season rebounding mark en route to establishing a new career rebound record ... in 2003-04, captured Second Team All-America accolades after averaging 18 points and eight rebounds per game.

    De La Salle High School: Two-year letterwinner and helped the program compile a 64-8 record in two seasons ... as a junior, named the East Bay Player of the Year after averaging 20 points and nine rebounds ... also attended Maine Central Institute for two years and was a two-year letterwinner.

    Personal: Born September 28, 1984 ... parents are Rafiki Sims and Gladys Dean ... one of four children ... hobbies include video games, hanging out with friends and shopping ... likes to go by the "Kalin."

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