2016-2017 Rice Owls

2016-2017 Rice Owls Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Ako Adams Fr SG 6-2 180 Jan 11, 1997 Arlington (VA) United States Bishop O'Connell High School
31 Harrison Brown So GF 6-4 190 Nov 19, 1996 Austin (TX) United States McCallum High School
0 Connor Cashaw So SG 6-5 195 Oct 29, 1996 Lincolnshire (IL) United States Stevenson High School
11 Corey Douglas Fr PF 6-8 190 Jul 3, 1996 Louisville (KY) United States Fork Union Military Academy
54 Andrew Drone Sr C 6-10 260 - Junction (IL) United States Gallatin High School
2 Marcus Evans So PG 6-2 190 Jun 17, 1996 Virginia Beach (VA) United States Cape Henry Collegiate School
35 Tim Harrison Fr PF 6-8 205 Dec 30, 1997 El Cerrito (CA) United States Francis Parker High School
22 Marcus Jackson Jr G 6-3 175 Sep 22, 1994 Mill City (OR) United States Pacific Hills High School
4 Egor Koulechov Jr SF 6-5 210 Nov 5, 1994 Volgograd Russia / Israel Sagemont School
12 Marquez Letcher-Ellis So SF 6-7 205 Jun 14, 1997 Houston (TX) United States Montverde Academy
21 Chad Lott Fr SG 6-3 185 Oct 2, 1996 Shreveport (LA) United States C.E. Byrd High School
3 B.J. Martin Fr PF 6-6 180 Oct 24, 1996 Waltham (MA) United States Tilton School
15 Bishop Mency Jr G 6-5 185 - Chino Hills (CA) United States Chino Hills High School
30 Austin Meyer Fr C 6-9 200 May 13, 1997 Mustang (OK) United States Mustang High School
13 Addison Owen Fr G 6-5 205 Dec 31, 1997 Atlanta (GA) United States Paideia School
20 Grant Youngkin Fr G 6-3 182 May 26, 1997 Washington (DC) United States St. Albans School

Recent Rice Owls History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 23-12 (11-7) 5th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 12-20 (7-11) 9th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 12-20 (8-10) 7th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 7-23 (2-14) 16th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 5-26 (1-15) 12th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 19-16 (8-8) 7th (C-USA) 1st Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2010-2011 14-18 (5-11) 10th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 8-23 (1-15) 12th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 10-22 (4-12) 10th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 3-27 12th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 16-16 (8-8) 7th (C-USA) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 12-16 (6-8) 6th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 19-12 (12-6) 3rd (WAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2003-2004 22-11 (12-6) 3rd (WAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2002-2003 19-10 (11-7) 3rd (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Rice Owls Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Marcus Evans NABC All-District (11) First Team
Egor Koulechov NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Marcus Evans C-USA All-Conference First Team
Egor Koulechov C-USA All-Conference First Team
Marcus Evans C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 5, 2016)
Marcus Evans C-USA Player of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Egor Koulechov C-USA Player of the Week (Nov 14, 2016)
Egor Koulechov C-USA Player of the Week (Mar 6, 2017)

2016-2017 Rice Owls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Evans M. Jackson C. Cashaw E. Koulechov M. Letcher-Ellis
Rotation   A. Adams      
Rotation   C. Lott      
Lim PT   B. Mency H. Brown T. Harrison A. Meyer
Lim PT   G. Youngkin   B. Martin A. Drone
Lim PT   A. Owen     C. Douglas

2016-2017 Rice Owls Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marcus Evans 35 31.7 19.0 3.3 3.7 1.1 0.1 3.7
Egor Koulechov 35 34.0 18.2 8.9 2.1 0.8 0.3 2.0
Marcus Jackson 35 30.0 12.2 2.5 2.3 0.9 0.1 1.7
Connor Cashaw 35 26.1 8.0 5.3 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.1
Marquez Letcher-Ellis 35 19.1 7.7 4.9 0.5 0.8 1.0 2.2
Chad Lott 32 19.6 5.8 3.2 1.6 1.0 0.3 1.3
Corey Douglas 9 17.2 4.4 3.8 0.2 0.4 0.9 1.0
Ako Adams 35 13.1 3.0 1.1 1.2 0.3 0.1 1.1
Andrew Drone 30 7.6 2.6 1.3 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.6
Austin Meyer 34 10.4 2.5 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.4
Harrison Brown 1 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tim Harrison 25 5.5 1.6 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3
Bishop Mency 20 3.8 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
B.J. Martin 17 4.8 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3
Addison Owen 5 1.6 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Grant Youngkin 5 1.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Rice Owls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike Rhoades Head Coach 2014-2015 Associate Head Coach (VCU, 2009 to 2014)
Scott Pera Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
J.D. Byers Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Brent Scott Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Texas Christian, 2012 to 2016)
Joe Karlgaard Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Rhett Bonner Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Virginia Wesleyan, 2014 to 2016)
Joey Rodriguez Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A
Scott McGonagle Director of Sports Medicine 2013-2014 N/A
Dean Miller Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A