Bahrom Firozgary

Bahrom Firozgary

Bahrom Firozgary

At Rice 
2013-14 Rice Scholar Athlete … scored 55 points in 45 games, including three starts, in his two seasons with the team … one of two Owls and just four Conference USA players to be named to the NABC Honors Court for academic excellence in 2012-13 … named to 2013 and ’14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Rolls.

Saw action in 14 games, including a start in his final home game … scored 10 points (0.7 ppg) with a 50.0 field goal percentage … grabbed 11 rebounds, including five on the offensive glass … played 52 minutes (3.7 mpg) … pulled down a season-best two rebounds in four games.

Started his first game of the season and scored the team’s first points in the regular season finale against Louisiana Tech … added one rebound and an assist in a season-high eight minutes of action … played a then season-high five minutes at Louisiana Tech but did not record any stats … grabbed a rebound in three minutes at UTSA … hauled in two rebounds in three minutes against Florida Atlantic … connected on his only shot attempt at Texas to match a season high with two points … attempted one shot in three minutes against Houston … pulled in a pair of boards in the win over Northwood … grabbed one rebound and deflected the final inbounds pass in Rice’s one-point win at Santa Clara … matched season highs with two points and two rebounds against Princeton in a season-high 10 minutes on the floor … saw four minutes of action at Texas A&M … knocked down his only attempt from the field and hauled in two rebounds in just four minutes in the season-opening win against St. Thomas.

Joined the Owls prior to the season … saw action in all 31 games, with a pair of starts in February, at UTEP and against SMU … notched 45 points on the season on 52.2 percent shooting … knocked down 67.7 percent of free throws as well … was the first sub off the bench in 11 games … hauled in a season-high four rebounds in each of his two starts … 2013 Rice Scholar Athlete.

Tallied four points on 2-of-3 shooting against LIU Brooklyn … set a season high with five points at UCF, including 3-of-4 foul shots and three rebounds in just 11 minutes of action … matched that scoring output against Tulane … scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting at Houston to accompany three rebounds … scored his first points of the season on a pair of free throws against Houston Baptist … added a rebound and a block in four minutes … made his collegiate debut with an efficient three rebounds in four minutes in the season opener against St. Thomas … ranked fourth on the team in blocks and posted the squad’s highest field goal percentage.

Stratford High School 
Averaged 10.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 2.0 assists as a senior for head coach Mitch Hornsby … earned Stratford’s Defensive Player of the Year award … helped lead the Spartans to the bi-district playoffs two times and the 2009 Houston ISD Jaycees Tournament consolation bracket title … named second team all-district in 2010 and earned honorable mention accolades in the season before … for his career, averaged 8.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game to accompany 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in four seasons … academically, was co-valedictorian of his class, graduating with summa cum laude honors … served as National Honor Society vice president and church youth group president … earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was active in student council.

Born Dec. 2, 1991 in Houston … son of Farrokh and Mahnaaz Firozgary … has one sister … Rice Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology (pre-medicine) … Rice College: Wiess.