Rapolas Ivanuaskas plays college basketball for Colgate University. Last year, he was named the 2018-19 Patriot League Player of the Year and helped his team to their first NCAA Tournament berth in 23 years.
Born in Kaunas, Lithuania, Rapolas speaks five languages including English, French, Spanish and Russian. Prior to arriving at Colgate, Rapolas spent two seasons at the Big Ten's Northwestern. In high school, he was ranked No. 89 on Rivals.com's Class of 2016 ranking.
In high school, he was named the Mid-Suburban West Conference Player of the Year at Barrington (Ill.) High School and led the Broncos to the tea's first league title since 1977.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Rapolas about the upcoming 2019-2020, living up to expectations, coming to faith in Christ in 2017 at Northwestern, why he leaned on his faith during a difficult NCAA Tournament experience, and how he now wants to use his platform to love God and love others.
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