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Thursday, May 17
Rau Signs with Missouri Valley
Here's the email notice:
Rau signs to play at Missouri Valley College
“It’s a great day to be a VIKING!” Head Coach Chad Lance states; “it is with great pleasure to announce Kent Rau III signing with Missouri Valley College. I feel Kent is an outstanding basketball player but even better person. He has proven to excel in the classroom and on the basketball court. He is what we refer to as the “PACKAGE” the Student, Person and the Player. I am looking forward to seeing him in purple and orange for the next four years and I feel his best is yet to come."
Rau, a 6’1” senior at Troy Buchanan High School in Troy, Missouri was a 4 year varsity guard and now claims the All Time Troy 3 point career record holder with 224 made FG. He led the South Division of the Gateway Athletic Conference (GAC) in 3FG with 84 and average of 3.00 per game and finished ranked #1 in large schools St. Louis Metro area and 4th in all classes for the state of Missouri. Plus an average of 2.18 assists and led Troy in steals with 57 at 2.04 steals per game. Rau shot 40.3 percent from the field, 38.2 percent from the three-point range and 75.0 percent from the free throw line.
Rau played 2 years of AAU basketball for Team Excalibur, coached by Mark Halsell.
Rau was named first team all conference (GACSouth), first team all-district and first team MSSA East-Central all-region.
During Rau’s 4 year career at Troy, the overall record was 89 wins and 25 losses with Two GAC South Conference Champions, Two District 9 Champions and Elite 8 finish in 2006.
Rau is the son of Butch and Lissa Rau of Troy.
posted by Ryan Brockschmitt, 6:05 PM