Jordan Sibert on beating Boise, advancing in NCAA

Former Dayton Flyer signs 10-day contract with Atlanta Hawks

Former Dayton guard Jordan Sibert has played in Europe and G League since graduating from UD in 2015

The Hawks play the Detroit Pistons on Friday and the Phoenix Suns on Saturday in Atlanta in their first games after the all-star break. Sibert will wear No. 8.

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Sibert, a 2015 UD graduate and native of Cincinnati, has averaged 15.1 points and 5.4 rebounds in 34 games with the Erie Bayhawks in the NBA G League. He’s shooting 42.3 percent from 3-point range and ranks third in the league in 3-pointers made (112).

Sibert started his pro career with Erie in 2015 before heading to Europe, where he played with PAOK BC (Greece), Mitteldeutscher BC (Germany) and Fraport Skyliners (Germany). He returned to Erie, Atlanta’s G League affiliate, this season.

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Sibert played two seasons at Ohio State and scored 1,030 points in two seasons at Dayton. He ranks 44th in school history.

Sibert would become the 21st Dayton basketball alum to play in the NBA and the first 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); Donald Smith (1974-75); Sedric Toney (1985-90); Chris Wright (2011-14).

Dayton guard Jordan Sibert hits the game-winning 3-pointer with 35 seconds left against Boise State in the First Four on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: David Jablonski/Flyer Connection - daytondailynews

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