SUU Signs UTEP Transfer
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Jamari Sibley (Milwaukee, WI) is the latest recruit to join Rob Jeter and the Southern Utah men's basketball team. The 6'8, 190lb junior is joining the Thunderbirds from the University of Texas El Paso, where he spent the last two seasons.
Quotes from Jeter
"Jamari is a highly skilled veteran player that has competed at the highest level in college basketball. He is an exceptional athlete that can defend all five positions and score in transition."
Sibley averaged 4.5 points per game in just 18 minutes per game in his two years at UTEP.
In 2021-22 he shot 46% from the floor and 35% from three. Pulling down 131 rebounds including 31 offensive which was second on the team. He also led the team in blocked shots with 34 on the year.
Last season he averaged just 16 minutes per game but was still able to lead the team in blocked shots and in the season opener against the University of Texas, had seven points and a team-high seven rebounds.
His career high in points came against New Mexico State when he poured in 7 of his 9 shots and went 2-4 from three.
His freshman year was spent at the University of Georgetown, where he played one season under Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.
He played just 116 minutes on the year but had a seven-point game in eight minutes against the University of Marquette.
Sibley will add a great defensive presence and has shown a lot of skill progression throughout his time playing college basketball.