Off to Russia goes Melvin Ejim

Chris Williams

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Photo by Matt Van Winkle.

According to an Iowa State press release, Iowa State's senior forward Melvin Ejim will participate in the World University Games representing Canada in Kazan, Russia from July 6-17. 

Ejim's Canadian team will begin its play on Sunday against Sweden at 9:30 p.m. Iowa time. Per the Iowa State release, Canada will also go head-to-head with the United States, Australia, the Czech Republic and United Arab Emirates in pool C. 

Ejim averaged 11.3 points and 9.3 rebounds as a junior for Iowa State as was named an All-Big 12 Third-Team member.  

Canada World University Games Schedule (all times central)

Sunday, July 7 – Sweden, 9:30 p.m.

Monday, July 8 – United Arab Emirates, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10 – Australia, 2 p.m.

Thursday, July 11 – Czech Republic, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, July 12 – United States, 2 p.m. (ESPN3)

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