Former Illini guard Rayvonte Rice has found opportunities to hit the hardwood literally all over the map this summer.
Rice planned on competing with House of Paign at the TBT in Columbus earlier this month, but he was signed by Ironi Nes Ziona to return to Israel with their league starting back up. Prior to the shutdown, Rice averaged more than 18 points per game with Hapoel Eilat in the Israeli BSL.
On Wednesday, it was announced that the Champaign native is now headed to Japan to play for Kyoto Hannaryz in the Japanese B League for the 2020-21 season.
“I am very excited to join Kyoto Hannaryz for this upcoming season,” Rice said in a release by the team. “I’m looking forward to starting my career in Japan. I’m ready to compete and to help the team achieve its goals and to perform at the highest level..More on 247Sports..