Stratford grad Firozgary plays in Rice loss
Stratford High School graduate Bahrom Firozgary scored two points as Rice University lost 80-57 to conference rival University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Rice's website reported.
Firozgary also recorded one rebound for the Owls, who are 5-20 on the season and 1-10 in the Conference USA.
Rice's next game is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at home against Tulane University.
Firozgary is a junior forward for Rice University, and a 2010 graduate of Stratford High School in Houston where he was the school's Defensive Player of the Year and helped lead the Spartans to the bi-district playoffs twice, and to the the 2009 Houston ISD Jaycees Tournament consolation bracket title. He was named second team all-district in 2010 and earned honorable mention accolades the season before. Firozgary was co-valedictorian of his class, graduating with summa cum laude honors. The biochemistry major is from Houston and is the son of Farrokh and Mahnaaz Firozgary.
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