Michael Rice was one of the top basketball players ever to play at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. Today, he still holds many top individual basketball records at the school. He remains the top rebounder in school history with 1,284 rebounds and is second in school history with 1,972 career points. His 51 points in a single-game record are tied for first in school history. In his senior year, he averaged 27.7 points a game and led the team to win their first state championship. In his senior year, he was ranked in the top 20 power forwards in the country. Mike went on to play basketball for the University of Pittsburgh from 1976-1977 and the University of San Francisco from 1979-1980. After college, Mike played professional basketball for several years in Finland, Chile, and Puerto Rico in the CBA.