IOWA ENERGY ANNOUNCE 2012-13 OPENING DAY ROSTER

November 23, 2012 (Des Moines, IA) - The Iowa Energy announced their 2012-13 opening day roster today. With the final roster in place the Energy travel to Sioux Falls for the season-opening contest against the Skyforce tomorrow night, November 24th, at 7pm central.

The opening day roster consists of one NBA assigned player, two returning players, two affiliate players, four 2012 NBA D-League Draft selections, one player from a trade deal and one player acquired via a local player tryout.

One key player missing from the lineup is returning player Othyus Jeffers. Jeffers suffered a minor injury during training camp and has been placed on the inactive list, but is expected to return soon.

Below is the complete Iowa Energy opening day roster (including #, player name, position, ht, wt, birthdate, college and how they were acquired):




  • 11 - Mustapha Farrakhan - G - 6-4 - 185 - 11/2/1988 - Virginia - Trade with Bakersfield
  • 41 - Eric Frederick* - F - 6-8 - 250 - 4/27/1988 - Texas Wesleyan - Local Player Tryout Invitee
  • 15 - Justin Hurtt - G - 6-5 - 210 - 10/3/1988 - Tulsa - 1st Round Pick / 9th overall
  • 18 - Terence Jennings - F/C - 6-10 - 230 - 11/2/1988 - Louisville - 2nd Round Pick / 25th overall
  • 24 - Kenny Lawson, Jr. - F/C - 6-9 - 250 - 9/18/1988 - Creighton - 2nd Round Pick / 17th overall
  • 44 - Liam McMorrow* - C - 7-2 - 270 - 7/22/1987 - Tennessee Tech - 4th Round Pick / 57th overall
  • 23 - Quincy Miller* - F - 6-9 - 210 - 11/18/1992 - Baylor - Assigned from Denver Nuggets
  • 17 - Dominique Morrison* - F - 6-6 - 210 - 11/29/1989 - Oral Roberts - Affiliate Player (New Orleans Hornets)
  • 22 - Nick Murphy - G/F - 6-4 - 215 - 1/6/1988 - Jacksonville State - Returning Player
  • 32 - Ben Strong - C - 6-11 - 220 - 9/10/1986 - Guilford College - Returning Player
  • 7 - Chris Wright - G - 6-1 - 205 - 11/4/1989 - Georgetown - Affiliate Player (New Orleans Hornets)

  • * Rookie

    The Energy will host the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in its home opener on Saturday, December 1 at 7pm. Iowa Energy season tickets and single game tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit IowaNBA.com or contact the Iowa Energy at (515) 564-8550.