OLE MISS – Rahim Lockhart, Forward, 1997-98; 2000-2001
One of the most popular basketball players ever at Ole Miss, Rahim Lockhart completed his collegiate career in 2001 when he was a third team All-America selection, while also earning NABC All-District 4, USBWA All-District 6, All-SEC and SEC All-Tournament Team honors. A member of the winningest senior class in Ole Miss history (88 wins), Lockhart scored 1,160 points, pulled down 780 rebounds and is the school’s all-time field goal percentage leader at 56.1 percent.
A two-time member of the SEC Good Works Team, he played in four-straight postseasons (1998, 1999, 2001 NCAA; 2000 NIT) and led the 2000-01 Rebels to a school-record 27 victories and the program’s first NCAA Tournament “Sweet 16” appearance. Lockhart, a native of Mendenhall, Miss., who worked in the Mississippi Attorney General’s office before joining the coaching ranks, currently serves as the head boys basketball coach at Madison Central (Miss.) High School.