2010-11 Utah Flash 13-Man Roster

As reported on Utah Flash Daily, the Utah Flash have cut Evan Brock, Kent Tuttle, Terry Martin, and Richard Shields and announced their 13-man roster. The Flash will carry 10 players into the season, final cuts will be made on November 18th.


Andre Ingram
Guard, 6-3 from American University (2004-2007)

 

  • Played 118 games at American (14.0 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1.7 APG)
  • Drafted in the 7th round in 2007 Utah Flash draft
  • Has played in all but two of the team’s 150 games
  • 9.8 PPG, 1.6 APG and 3.0 RPG
  • .436 3P% and a .463 FG%
  • Won the 2009 Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award

Kevin Kruger
G, 6-2 from Arizona State (2003-2006) and UNLV (2007)

 

  • Played three years with Arizona State (10.5 PPG, 3.1. APG, .391%)
  • Best year was 2005-06, where he averaged 15.0 PPG and 3.5 APG while shooting .421%
  • Finish 2nd in the Pac-10 that season in three point field goals (81), three point attempts (201), and true shooting percentage (.612%)
  • Transferred to UNLV to play for his father (Lon Kruger)
  • Lead the MVC in 2007 in total assists (159), assists per game (5.1) and FT% (.835%)
  • He helped lead the Runnin’ Rebels to the sweet sixteen in 2007, losing to Oregon.
  • In his last two seasons with the Flash, Kruger averaged 13.2 PPG and 5.9 APG (.453 FG% and .882% FT%)

Dontell Jefferson
G, 6-4 from Arkansas (2004-2006)

 

  • Played average of 19.8 MPG in 62 games at Arkansas (3.6 PPG, 3.3 APG)
  • Finished 5th in the SEC during 2005-06 season in total assists (142)
  • 15.6 PPG and 5.4 APG in two seasons with the Dakota Wizards
  • 17.9 PPG, 5.5 APG, 4.1 RPG and 1.6 SPG with the Utah Flash in 2008-09
  • 3rd team all NBAD (2009)
  • Played 6 games with the Charlotte Bobcats (4.8 PPG, 1.5 APG in 14.0 MPG)

Orien Greene
G, 6-4 from Lousiana – Lafayette (2004-2005)

 

  • 10.4 PPG, 4.6 RPG in Florida
  • 11.1 PPG, 3.6 APG in Louisiana-Lafayette
  • Drafted by the Boston Celtics in 2005
  • Two years NBA experience (Celtics, Pacers, Kings) – 2.5 PPG, 1.2 APG, 1.5 RPG
  • Waived by the Kings in November 2007
  • Played overseas for Eclips Jet MyGuide Amsterdam before running into some trouble
  • Averaged just under 17 PPG and 3 SPG with the Utah Flash last year

Carlos Medlock
Guard, 6-0 from East Michigan (2006-2010)

 

  • Starting PG for the Eagles from his first game of his freshman year.
  • Scored in double figures 58 times, and 20 or more in 18 games
  • Missed the entire 2008-09 season with a broken foot after have been chosen as a preseason member of the All-MAC West Division first-team
  • Returned in 2009-10, averaging 16.9 PPG, 3.5 RPG and 3.8 APG while leading the Eagles to a 17-15 season, finishing 2nd in the MAC.
  • Finished his East Michigan career having played 110 G (14.3 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 3.6 APG)

Jordan Brady
F, 6-6, 210 from Utah Valley State (2007-2008)

 

  • Raised in Vernal, Utah
  • Played two seasons at Utah Valley State (9.1 PPG, 6.8 RPG and 1.3 APG)
  • Earned First Team All-Independent honors and the NCAA D1 Defensive Player of the Year (2008)
  • Selected by the Utah Flash in the 8th round of last year’s draft
  • Averaged 4.4 PPG from 56.7% and 3.7 RPG from playing 13.4 minutes a game last year
  • Best D-league game came in a win against the Bakersfield Jam (17 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist from 6 of 8 shooting)

Brian Hamilton
F, 6-6 from Louisana – Lafayette (2003-2005)

 

  • Two seasons at Louisiana – Lafayette (12.6 PPG, 2.2 APG)
  • Lead the Sunbelt conference in total steals (58 in 2003-04 and 75 in 2004-05) and 2nd in steals per game (2.0 and 2.4) for both of those seasons. He also ranked 3rd in the Sunbelt in total rebounds (200 and 236)
  • In 2005-06, Hamilton played in 10 games for the Pennsylvania Valley Dogs of the USBL (15.7 PPG, .538 FG%).
  • Has played overseas
  • Was invited to the New Jersey Nets training camp two years in a row
  • Joined the Utah Flash via open tryout in the Flash’s inaugural season
  • Lead the D-League in steals (115) and steals per game (2.3) in 2007
  • Averages 9.7 PPG, 5.0 RPG and 1.9 APG with the Flash

Ryan Thompson (Affiliate – Jazz)
G, 6-6 from Rider (2007 – 2010)

 

  • Solid career at Rider, averaging 14.7 PPG, 3.1 APG and 5.7 RPG
  • He lead the MAAC in points in 2008-09 (576) and 2009-10 (566), free throws in 2009-10 (175) and effective field goal percentage in 2007-08 (.592%) and 2008-09 (.568%)
  • Thompson played for the Celtics Summer League team in Orlando and for the Kings Summer League team in Las Vegas before signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Utah Jazz on Sept. 22nd
  • Thompson was cut from the regular season Jazz roster one month later, along with Sundiata Gaines, Othyus Jeffers and Demetris Nichols

Brandon Costner
Forward, 6-9 from NC State (2006-2009)

 

  • Good career with NC State, averaging 12.6 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 2.0 APG in 101 games
  • Far and away, his best season was 2006-2007, having played 36 games and scored 605 points (4th in the ACC that season) from a shooting percentage of .592 (7th) and earning a 7.3 RPG average (6th) while also notching 26 blocks and 64 assists
  • Was selected in the first round of this year’s D-League draft

Amadou Mbodji
Forward, 6-10 from Jacksonville St. (2007-2010)

 

  • Not known as a scoring threat, Mbodji’s principle strength lays in being an interior force
  • Averaged 5.3 RPG (8th in the Ohio Valley Conference in 2009-10)
  • Averaged 1.8 BPG (3rd)  in 19.7 minutes during the 2009-10 season
  • Was drafted by the Flash in the 7th round of this year’s D-League Draft

 


Longar Longar
Center, 6-11 from Oklahoma (2005-2008)

 

  • Played four years with Oklahoma, and played meaningful minutes in two
  • Averaged 10.9 PPG and 6.3 RPG in his Junior and Senior year
  • Has averaged 7.0 PPG and 5.9 RPG playing the last two years in the D-League (Los Angeles and Bakersfield)
  • Traded to the Utah Flash on Nov 5th

Darren Kent
Forward, 6-11 from Kansas St. (2006-2009)

 

  • Kent’s best year at K-State was 2008-09, where he averaged 9.0 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Played last season for the Quimper UJAP of the France ProB league, averaging 5.0 PPG, 5.3 RPG and 1.0 APG
  • He is known as a good shot blocker and outside threat for his size
  • Scouts think he needs to add bulk if he’d like to advance his career

Nkem Ojougboh
Center, 6-9 from Northeastern (2008-2010)

 

  • His two best seasons were both at Northeastern (2007-08 and 2009-10) where he averaged 9.9 and 9.2 PPG, 6.4 and 7.2 RPG and 0.9 and 2.3 BPG respectively
  • Played a total of 124 games at Northeastern (8.4 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 1.0 APG)
  • His field goal percentage improved each year of his collegiate career, finishing up at .555 last season
  • His blocks ranked 4th best in the Colonial Athletic Association
  • His total number of rebounds last season (238) ranked 6th in the conference while his rebounds per game average (7.2) ranked 7th
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~ by djepperson on November 15, 2010.

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