Bighorns Acquire Syracuse Star Devendorf

For Immediate Release
Dec. 26, 2009

RENO, Nev.— The Reno Bighorns have signed 6-4 guard Eric Devendorf out of Syracuse University, the team announced today. Devendorf will be activated for tonight’s game.

The Bay City, Michigan native was a four-year standout for the Orange, finishing his career last season by averaging 15.7 points and 3.0 assists per game. Over the course of his stay at Syracuse, Devendorf averaged 14.5 points, averaging in double figures in all four seasons with the Orange.

Devendorf takes the roster spot vacated by Dave Noel, who has been released due to injury.

Devendorf and the Bighorns return to Reno tonight to face-off with the Tulsa 66ers. Game time is slated for 7 p.m. Tickets are on-sale now at, the Reno Events Center Box Office, Silver Legacy Box Office, or by visiting any Northern Nevada Ticketmaster location or Web site.

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