November 26, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Former Indiana Tech All-American Rodney Bartholomew officially made the Tulsa 66ers roster, announced by the team on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and made his NBA D League debut in Friday night’s season opener against the Texas Legends.
In the 66ers 83-76 win, Bartholomew came off the bench to score four points and grab four rebounds in 14 minutes of action.
Bartholomew, the 2012 WHAC Player of the Year, was selected by the Tulsa 66ers in the fifth round of the 2012 NBA D League draft. The 66ers are the affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
During his senior season at Indiana Tech, the 6-8 forward from Port Sulphur, Louisiana emerged as one of the nation’s elite big men posting 18 double-doubles in 31 games, averaging 17.5 points and 11.4 rebounds per contest. He dominated on the boards, pulling down a conference best 354 rebounds, good enough for second in the country. He also tallied a team-high 544 points and ranked 12th in the nation in field goal percentage shooting at a .596 clip.
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