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RECRUITING: Rice grad transfer Egor Koulechov schedules ISU visit

Jan 14, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Rice Owls guard Egor Koulechov (4) moves in to score as North Texas Mean Green center Rickey Brice Jr. (23) defends during the second half at Tudor Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Rice graduate transfer guard Egor Koulechov has scheduled an official visit to Iowa State, according to multiple media reports. Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune was first to report the news.

Koulechov recently visited Oklahoma and is expected to visit Florida this weekend. His visit to Ames is scheduled for April 21-23, which coincides with New Mexico graduate transfer Elijah Brown’s scheduled visit to Iowa State. Both players have one season of eligibility remaining entering the 2017-18 season.

The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Russian averaged 18.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game this past season for the Owls. He shot 47 percent from behind the 3-point line with 81 makes.

Iowa State has four scholarships left to fill for the 2017-18 season. Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more on basketball recruiting in the next several days.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.