Former UW guard Drake Jeffries Signs with Orlando Magic
* University of Wyoming press release
LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming guard Drake Jeffries signed a free agent deal with the Orlando Magic the team announced on Tuesday. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Jeffries will wear No. 55 and the Magic will face off against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at 5 p.m. MT on NBATV.
Jeffries finished his final season with 94 three-pointers to rank third in single season school history. He shot 41 percent from beyond the arc. In two seasons with the Brown and Gold, Jeffries hit 146 threes ranking No. 11 in school history. He shot .394 percent from deep in his career, which ranks fourth in school history.
He hit a school record and MW record 11 three-pointers earlier this season against Hastings College. During his career, Jeffries hit four or more threes in a game 18 times in his career and did so 12 times this season. He averaged 10.3 points per game along with 5.3 rebounds.
Jeffries played for the Denver Nuggets during the NBA Summer League this past July.
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