Missouri junior forward Ricardo Ratliffe was named the Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week after leading the Tigers to a 3-0 record and the 2010 Cancun Challenge tournament title.

The junior college transfer from Central Florida Community College, averaged a double-double for the Tigers last week, with 10.7 points and a team-leading 12.0 rebounds in wins against Wyoming, La Salle and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

#11 Mizzou returns to action on Tuesday evening vs. #16 Georgetown. The game is being played at Sprint Center in Kansas City and game time is set for 8 p.m.