Ekenechukwu Ibekwe (206 cm, Maryland’07) has agreed to terms with Byblos Sporting Club (Lebanon-Pepsi LBL) and will be joining the club this 2016. Ekenechukwu is a 30-year-old Nigerian-American international player who comes from Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Russia-VTB). Ibekwe joined the Russian team in January 2016 and was able to play 16 games for them and averaged 17.4 ppg and 8.8 rpg. He spent the 2015-16 pre-season with Melbourne United (Australia-NBL), but later headed to Europe where he penned a deal with the Giessen 46ers (Germany-BBL). He played eight games for Giessen and produced averages of 14.1 ppg and 4.6 rpg.
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