attended Doukas School in Greece
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FL – Billy Mims, men’s basketball team and head coach at Florida Tech, announced the signing of Konstantinos “Kostas” Lagos in the Class of 2022.
Lagos, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound winger, is heading to Melbourne, Florida after a successful career in Athens, Greece. He attended the Doukas school in Greece and played at various top levels in his home country.
Most recently, Lagos played for men’s club team Aced Ducas in the Greek Basketball League A2. He has averaged no less than 12 points per game over the past four seasons.
Last season, he averaged 21.8 points per game and recorded a career-high 36 points and eight rebounds while shooting 78% from the field and 25% from beyond the arc against Panionios.
“It is an honor to become a member of Florida Tech Basketball,” said Lagos. “I am grateful for the confidence Coach Mims has shown in me and I look forward to proving that the confidence he has in me, both as a player and as a student, will pay off.
“I look forward to meeting the rest of the coaching staff, my future teammates and the rest of the University people.”
In the 2021-22 season, Lagos was selected to play in the prestigious Adidas Next Generation Patras tournament. He averaged 7.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.5 blocks per game while shooting 58.8% from the field, 25% from the range of three points and 45.5% on free throws.
Lagos was a member of the U15 national team in 2018-19 and is currently competing for the U18 national team in the summer of 2022.
“I am extremely happy to have Kostas join our Panther team,” Mims said. “He is a perfect fit and will represent Florida Tech well on the field, in the classroom and in the community.
“I saw Kostas play last summer and knew straight away that I wanted to coach him. He is long, athletic, plays hard and has great motor skills. Kostas will have an immediate impact for us in the starting position. winger/small forward.
He is a player who can score at all three levels. Kostas has the ability to knock down open threes, pop the midrange pull-up off the dribble, or reach to the edge and score in traffic. Along with that, he is an outstanding defender and has the length and work ethic. Kostas loves the game and his passion shows when he plays.
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