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Marquez Letcher-Ellis

Marquez  Letcher-Ellis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Montverde Academy (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205

Position:
F

Experience:
1L


03/15/2017

Evans' Late Push Gives Rice 85-76 Victory over San Francisco

Koulechov recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds

03/02/2017

Koulechov lifts Rice to 89-88 win over Marshall

Koulechov had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five assists.

02/25/2017

Rice Earns 20th Win with 88-81 Victory over Louisiana Tech on Senior Day

02/23/2017

Evans’ Layup Gives Rice 72-71 Overtime Victory over Southern Miss

Koulechov leads Rice with 26 points and 11 rebounds.

02/11/2017

Rice Rallies to Defeat Florida Atlantic in Overtime, 81-75

Marcus Evans scores 28; Koulechov and Letcher-Ellis record double-doubles.

03/15/2017

RIce 85, San Francisco 76

Rice defeated San Francisco in the opening round of the CBI.

03/09/2017

Rice 86, Southern Miss 75

Rice defeated Southern Miss in the first round of the 2017 C-USA Championship.

02/23/2017

USATSI Gallery - Southern Miss @ Rice

USATSI Gallery - Southern Miss @ Rice

01/14/2017

Rice 101, North Texas 79

Photos from North Texas @ Rice on January 14, 2017.

01/07/2017

Rice vs. UAB

Jan. 7, 2017

2016-17 (So.)
Played all 35 games, making 15 starts … Averaged 7.7 points and was third on the team with 4.9 rebounds … had 12 double-figure scoring games and three double-figure rebounding games … led the team in rebounding three times … was 11th in the league in blocks (1.0) … his 36 blocks are tied sixth-most in a season in school history … the 36 blocks are also the second-most by a sophomore in school history … scored eight points at James Madison (11/13) … had eight points and a season-high five rebounds at Omaha (11/19) … recorded eight points and game-highs of 10 rebounds and three blocks versus Montana State (11/21) … had six points and eight rebounds at Incarnate Word (11/26) … scored 12 points and had four steals against Houston Baptist (11/30) … had 11 points at Texas Tech (12/3) … had nine points and a game-high 10 rebounds versus St. Edward’s (12/15) … scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Northwestern State (12/19) … had a career-high four assists versus St. Thomas (12/21) … scored 11 points and had seven rebounds against North Texas (1/14) … made his first start of the season at Southern Miss (1/21) … had seven points and a team-high nine rebounds versus Old Dominion (1/26) … recorded 11 points and five rebounds at North Texas (2/4) … recorded first double-double of the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Florida Atlantic (2/11) while playing a career-high 32 minutes … scored 12 points and had five rebounds and three blocks against Louisiana Tech (2/25) … scored 11 points on a career-high three, three-pointers versus UTEP (3/9).

2015-16 (Fr.)
Played all 32 games, making one start ... Averaged 10.2 points and was second on the team with 5.0 rebounds ... Had 18 double-figure scoring games and two double-figure rebounding games ... Had two 20-point games and led the team rebounding four times ... Was eighth in the league in blocks (1.1) and 13th in field goal percentage (.514) ... His 36 blocks are the sixth-most in a season in school history ... Is in the top ten on the school freshman lists in points (326 -- 10th), blocks (2nd), field goal percentage (4th) and rebounds (159 -- 9th) ... Scored five points and had two rebounds in first career action at California (11/13) ... Had seven points and five rebounds at San Francisco (11/16) ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-5 shooting against Oregon State (11/19) ... Had 12 points, five rebounds, two assists and two blocks versus Lamar (11/25) ... Scored 17 points with seven rebounds and two blocks against UC Riverside (11/27) ... Recorded five blocks at Houston Baptist (12/2) ... Had 12 points and seven rebounds versus St. Edward's (12/5) ... Recorded first career double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds against St. Thomas (12/17) ... Scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds at New Mexico (12/19) ... Made first career start against Incarnate Word (12/29) ... Scored 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting at UTSA (1/3) ... Had career-highs of 20 points, 10 free throws made and 28 minutes against WKU (1/14) ... Set career-highs of 28 points, 11 field goals made and two three-pointers against Marshall (1/16) ... Was named Conference USA Freshman of the Week (1/18) for his performances against WKU and Marshall ... Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds at UAB (1/21) ... Had 15 points and a team-high nine rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes against North Texas (1/30) ... Recorded 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds versus Louisiana Tech (2/4) ... Grabbed eight rebounds against Southern Miss (2/6) ... Had 12 points, five rebounds and two blocks versus Charlotte (3/3).

High School
Helped lead Montverde to a 31-1 record and its third consecutive national championship ... averaged 6.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals ... Spent the 2013-14 season at Genesis Academy (Va.) and his freshmen and sophomore seasons at Houston's Yates High School ... At Genesis, he averaged 14.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 3.8 blocks and 2.8 steals per contest ... Helped lead Yates to a 31-4 record as a sophomore.

Personal
Full name is Marquez Samir Letcher-Ellis ... son of Maurice Ellis and Johnessa Letcher ... has one brother ... born June 14, 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Rice major: Undeclared (Social Sciences Division) ... Rice College: Jones.

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