LOGAN, Utah – Utah State graduate Jalen Moore has been signed by the Milwaukee Bucks and will join the franchise for NBA Summer League games, July 7-17. Details of the contract have not yet been released.
The 11-day, 67-game Summer League in Las Vegas tips off with a tripleheader on NBA TV on Friday, July 7, and continues through Monday, July 17, at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion. A record 24 NBA teams will participate in a tournament-style format that culminates with a championship game on July 17 at 8 p.m. MT, broadcast for the first time on ESPN.
Teams will play three preliminary games between July 7-11 before being seeded in a tournament that starts on July 12 and concludes with the championship game on Monday, July 17. Each team will play a minimum of five games in Las Vegas.
Moore led Utah State with 17.0 points, fifth in the Mountain West, and 5.5 rebounds per game, 11th in the MW, last season and was just the third Aggie in school history to lead the team in both scoring and rebounding in three separate years, joining Greg Grant (1982-84, 1985-86) and Marvin Roberts (1968-71) with that distinction.
Moore had the seventh-longest double-digit scoring streak in school history in 2016-17, scoring in double figures in 34 consecutive games. In all, Moore scored in double figures in all but one game and led the Aggies in points 16 times, logging a career high of 27 points in the season finale against Nevada in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Championships. Moore also paced Utah State on the glass in 11 games this season, recording a season high of 15 rebounds against Nevada on Feb. 1.
Moore wrapped up his career at Utah State among the top 10 in nine career records and among the top 15 in career rebounds. Moore finished fifth in double-digit scoring (91 games), fifth in total minutes (3,815), seventh in blocks (69), field goal attempts (1,210), 3-point field goal attempts (449), consecutive double-digit scoring outings (34) and games played (125), eighth in 3-point field goals made (172), ninth in games started (97), 10th in field goals made (574) and 15th in career rebounds (654).
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