Utes tip off regular season at 7 p.m. at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.
Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules after coming to the Utes from Simon Fraser University (Div. II).
Prior to Utah
Averaged 1.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 22 appearances as a freshman for Simon Fraser University (NCAA Div. II) ... shot over 48% from the field (15-of-31) ... also blocked four shots.
Helped Brighton to a Region championship title as a sophomore ... earned Academic All-State honors ... McDonald's All-American nominee.
Alexander Ricketts is the son of Allen and Lorelei Ricketts ... born April 2, 1992 ... has two older siblings, Richard (24) and Cassandra (22) ... majoring in accounting.