* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- Former Cowboys Hunter Maldonado and Drake Jeffries continue NBA Summer League Tournament action this week in Las Vegas. Maldonado and the Oklahoma City Thunder started play in Salt Lake City last week and open on Friday at 2:30 p.m. on NBATV against the Washington Wizards.

Jeffries is playing with the Orlando Magic and has not appeared in a contest as the Magic continue play Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. against the Knicks on ESPN in the round robin and tournament portion of the event.

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Maldonado averaged 4.0 points to go along with 2.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in the Salt Lake portion of the schedule.

Maldonado, a native of Colorado Springs, Colo. finished his career with 2,158 points to rank third all-time in school history. He also is UW's and the Mountain West's all-time leader in assists with 630. He ranks eighth at UW in rebounds with 808 and is the only player in college basketball history to record over 2,000 points, have over 600 assists and grab over 800 rebounds.

He played in a school record 157 games along with a school record 144 starts. He recorded a career-high 36 points against New Mexico in the MW Tournament in his final game at Wyoming.

Maldonado also added 188 steals at UW for second all-time and made 558 free throws to rank second at UW.

Jeffries played last season with the Lakeland Magic in the NBA G League. He averaged 7.0 points per game along with 2.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists per night. He hit 1.6 threes per game during the season.

Jeffries finished his senior 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.

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