The George Washington University: Men's Basketball

Regis Koundjia
Regis Koundjia


Bangui, Cent. African Rep.

High School:
Laurinburg Inst. (NC)

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 218



2.5 yrs.


As a Junior in 2005-06: A transfer from LSU who became eligible December 22, 2005 ... has entire `06-07 season of eligibility ... made his GW debut at #19 NC State with 9 pts., 3 rebs., 1 stl. in 19 minutes ... hit 3-4 FGs for 8 pts., 3 rebs. @ Charlotte (1-21-06) ... added 8 pts., 8 rebs., 2 stls. vs. Rhode Island (1-28-06) ... scored 8 pts. w/ a pair of blks. @ Xavier (2-2-06) ... had 9 pts., 6 rebs. vs. Dayton (2-8-06) ... best game as a Colonial w/ 13 pts., 5 assts. vs. La Salle (2-22-06) ... grabbed career-high 10 rebs. vs. Temple in A-10 Tourn. (3-9-06)

Prior to GW: Appeared in a total of 33 games at LSU before transferring to GW ... appeared in 27 games as a freshman while starting 20 ... had 27 assists, 12 blocks and 15 steals while playing 18.2 minutes per game for the Tigers under coach John Brady ... appeared in just six games as a sophomore at LSU and scored a total of 19 points with 13 rebounds ... becomes second GW basketball player from Bangui, Central African Republic, joining former Colonial Patrick Ngongba (`01) ... expected to become eligible for GW in December after fulfilling a residency requirement (Spring-Fall `05 semesters) after which he would be eligible to play during the Spring `06 semester and the 2006-07 season.

High School: Averaged 20 points, eight rebounds and seven assists per game in 2003 in leading Laurinburg to the national prep school championship ... also competed on the track team.

Personal: Born November 8, 1983 in Bangui, Central African Republic ... full name is Regis Koundjia, Jr. (pronounced "KOON-juh") ... son of Fidele and Catherine Koundjia ... youngest of eight children, Denatian, Bertrand, Sylvain, Brigitte, Beatrice, Gisele and Carine Nedaro ... enjoys playing soccer ... sociology major.

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