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Stampede Draft Pierre Jackson in First Round

November 1, 2013 - NBA G League (G League) - Idaho Stampede News Release

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Stampede selected Pierre Jackson with the fourth overall pick in the first round of the 2013-14 NBA Development League Draft. Jackson, a 5'10 guard, played at College of Southern Idaho for two years before transferring to Baylor for his Junior and Senior seasons.

"We're excited to have Pierre. He's had success at various levels and we hope he'll bring that success to Idaho," said Stampede Head Coach Mike Peck.

In subsequent picks, the Stampede selected forward Kellen Thornton (6'7, Tennessee St.), forward Tracy Smith (6'8, NC State), forward Mohamed Fall (6'8, Montana St.), guard Dion Dixon (6'3, Cincinnati) and guard Reggie Hearn (6'4, Northwestern) to complete their draft.

The players will report to training camp on November 9.

Round Name Pos Hgt Wgt College

1 Pierre Jackson G 5-10 180 Baylor

2 Kellen Thornton F 6-7 242 Tennessee St.

4 Tracy Smith F 6-8 255 NC State

4 Mohamed Fall F 6-8 240 Montana St.

5 Dion Dixon G 6-3 195 Cincinnati

6 Reggie Hearn G 6-4 210 Northwestern

STAMPEDE OPENING NIGHT - Come on down to CenturyLink Arena on Friday, November 22 to see your Stampede tip-off the season against the Bakersfield Jam. Doors open at 6 pm and the game begins at 7 pm. See you there!

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