Ricky Minard (196 cm, Morehead State’04) has agreed terms with Budivenlyk Kyiv of the Ukrainian Superleague and will join the team for the 2013/2014 season. The small forward had a busy campaign last season, playing for SAIE3 Virtus Bologna (Italy, Serie A) and Besiktas Istanbul (Turkey TBL and Euroleague). The American played 16 times for Virtus Bologna during the season and averaged 10.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game. He later joined Besiktas and played six Euroleague games with averages of 11.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.
Ricky Minard is an experienced player and has previously taken to the court in the Euroleague with Lottomatica Virtus Roma (Italy, Serie A), and the Eurocup with Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine, Superleague).