Richard

van Poelgeest

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Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 233
Year: Senior
City/State: Ryswijk, Netherlands
High School: Upenbare

Bio

Richard van Poelgeest, a native of the Netherlands, had a solid NU career, appearing in 108 games and making 53 starts. van Poelgeest's best year statistically came as a junior in 1989-90, when he averaged 8.6 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. His .582 field goal percentage ranked 10th in the Big Eight and led the Cornhuskers, and was then the 10th-best single-season field-goal percentage in NU history. van Poelgeest ended his career with 625 points and 402 rebounds.

van Poelgeest's Career Highs
Points: 19, vs. Iowa State, 2/26/88
Rebounds: 10, four times
Assists: 5, vs. Oklahoma, 3/9/90

van Poelgeest's Career Stats

SeasonG-GS
Min.
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-FGAPct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Reb-AvgA
Blk
Stl
Pts-Avg
1986-87
24-0
237
25-56
.446
0-0
.000
14-24
.583
45-1.9
7
0
6
64-2.7
1987-88
27-12
356
46-86
.535
0-0
.000
21-41
.512
78-2.9
14
5
16
113-4.2
1988-89
29-17
556
103-177
.582
0-0
.000
42-81
.519
144-5.0
18
6
12
248-8.6
1989-90
28-24
583
76-153.497
0-0
.000
48-82
.585
135-4.8
34
6
9
200-7.1
Career
108-531732250-472
.5300-0
.000125-328
.548402-3.773
17
43
625-5.8

 

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