Koulechov to Play in FIBA Qualifier

Aug. 22, 2016

By: Tim Andrzejewski (tim.andrzejewski@rice.edu)

HOUSTON -- Rice junior basketball player Egor Koulechov will participate in a FIBA Qualifier for Israel.

The tournament will take place Aug. 22-27. Israel will play five games in Belarus and Estonia. They are hosting next year's tournament, so they will automatically qualify, regardless of how they finish.

Koulechov is coming off a year where he was sixth in Conference USA in scoring (16.7 ppg) and 10th in rebounding (7.0 rpg). He also led the league in free throw percentage (.861), was fifth in three-pointers made per game (2.5) and was sixth in minutes played (34.4).





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