Koulechov recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds
Evans had a game-high 26 points.
Koulechov had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five assists.
Marcus Evans scored a game-high 26 points.
Marcus Evans scores 28; Koulechov and Letcher-Ellis record double-doubles.
Rice defeated San Francisco in the opening round of the CBI.
USATSI Gallery - Southern Miss @ Rice
On Dec. 6, the Rice Men's Basketball Team hosted 25 kids from the Boy's and Girls Club for their second annual Shopping With the Owls event.
Rice defeated St. Edward's, 93-72
Played in 32 games ... NABC Good Works Team nominee ... averaged 5.8 points and 3.2 rebounds ... had seven double-digit scoring games ... saw first career action at James Madison (11/13), recording two points, three rebounds and four steals ... had eight points and five rebounds versus Montana State (11/21) ... scored 11 points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against Delaware State (11/23) ... grabbed four rebounds at Incarnate Word (11/26) ... scored six points and had a season-high four assists at Texas Tech (12/3) ... had nine points versus Stephen F. Austin (12/10) ... scored 10 points and had three assists against Northwestern State (12/19) ... had 11 points at Southern Miss (1/21) ... scored 10 points and had five rebounds at North Texas (2/4) ... scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds at FIU (2/9) ... had season-highs of 13 points and four assists while pulling down seven rebounds against UTEP (2/18) ... scored 10 points on four-of-five shooting versus San Francisco in the CBI first round (3/15).
Redshirted after missing the entire year with an injury.
Byrd High School
Three-time Shreveport Player of the Year ... averaged 23 points, 14 rebounds and 7.5 assists as a senior ... helped the Yellow Jackets compiled a 27-6 record and 9-1 mark in district play under head coach Rusty Johnson ... helped team advance to the 5A Louisiana state semifinals ... finished his high school career as Byrd's all-time leading scorer with 2,176 points ... claimed MVP of the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches association composite All-State basketball team in 2014-15 ... three-time all-state member ... named first team All-District 1-5A three times ... named district MVP as a senior ... one of nine players in Louisiana to earn a nomination as a McDonald's All-American ... as a junior, averaged 22.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game ... helped the team to a 24-6 record ... as a sophomore, tallied a career-best 25.0 points per game to accompany 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals as the Yellow Jackets went 22-8 on the season ... three-star prospect by various recruiting services.