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Naz Mitrou-Long signs training camp deal with the Utah Jazz

Dec 17, 2016; Des Moines, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) shoots a three pointer during the second half against the Drake Bulldogs at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa State won 97-80. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Former Iowa State star Naz Mitrou-Long has signed a training camp deal with the Utah Jazz. The 2017 second team All-Big 12 selection announced the signing on his Twitter page Wednesday afternoon.

Mitrou-Long, a native of Missassauga, Ontario, Canada, played for the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers during the NBA Summer League this past summer. He averaged 15.1 points while shooting 38.4 percent from 3-point range during his senior season with the Cyclones and finished his career second all-time in school history in made 3-pointers.

Mitrou-Long joins point guard Monte Morris, who signed with the Denver Nuggets after being selected in the second round of the NBA Draft, as players from Iowa State’s 2016-17 roster to sign NBA deals.

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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