BOISE, Idaho, January 18, 2010 The Idaho Stampede announced today the acquisition of forward Cory Underwood.

Underwood (6-10, 230) spent the last three seasons with the Albuquerque Thunderbirds. In seven games this season with Albuquerque he averaged 8.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game.

The Southern University graduate is no stranger to professional basketball. He began his basketball career in 2004 with the Trenton Jersey Squires in the ABA before attending training camp for the New York Knicks. Underwood then went on to play in the USBL before joining the Thunderbirds in the NBA D-League for the 2006-07 season.

The Queens, NY native will join the Stampede to take on the Utah Flash in Orem tomorrow night, January 19th. Tipoff is at 7:00 pm MST.