Jordan Sibert became the 21st former member of the Dayton Flyers to play in the NBA, seeing four minutes of action for the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.
Sibert made his only field-goal attempt, a 3-pointer. That was his only stat in the brief appearance. The Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-123 in overtime.
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Sibert signed a 10-day contract with the Hawks last week after playing all season with their G League affiliate, the Erie Bayhawks, and did not get any playing time in his first three games.
Sibert played two seasons at Ohio State and scored 1,030 points in two seasons at Dayton. He ranks 44th in school history.
Sibert is the first member of Dayton’s 2014 Elite Eight team and the second player from the Archie Miller era to play in the NBA. He’s the first UD alum to debut since Charles Cooke in 2017.
Here’s the list of Flyers who have played in the NBA: Bucky Bockhorn (1958-65); Roger Brown (1967-75); Cooke (2017-18) Johnny Davis (1976-86); Henry Finkel (1966-75); Chuck Grigsby (1954-55); Chris Harris (1955-56); Bobby Joe Hooper (1968-69); John Horan (1955-56); Chris Johnson (2012-16); Negele Knight (1990-99); Don May (1968-75); Don Meineke (1952-57); Jim Palmer (1958-61); Jim Paxson Jr. (1979-90); Jim Paxson Sr. (1956-58); Brian Roberts (2012-17); Sibert (2019); Donald Smith (1974-75); Sedric Toney (1985-90); Chris Wright (2011-14).
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