Wisconsin Herd selects two players in 2019 NBA G League Draft

By Official Press Release | October 26, 2019

OSHKOSH, Wis. (Oct. 26, 2019) – The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, selected Stevie Thompson Jr. (30th overall) and Shannon Bogues (31st overall) in today’s 2019 NBA G League Draft.

Thompson Jr. finished his career at Oregon State fourth all-time in points (1,767) and first all-time in 3-pointers made (230). As a senior in 2018-19, the 6-4 guard started all 31 games for the Beavers and averaged 16.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.5 steals while earning All-Pac-12 Second Team honors. In his career at Oregon State, Thompson Jr. appeared in 121 games, making 94 starts, and averaged 14.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Most recently, Thompson Jr. played in three games with the Dallas Mavericks Las Vegas Summer League Team where he averaged 4.3 points in 8.3 minutes per contest.

Bogues, a 6-3 guard, played the last two seasons (2017-19) at Stephen F. Austin State, appearing in 65 games (33 starts) while holding averages of 16.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game. He earned All-Southland Conference Second Team honors in each of his two seasons with the Lumberjacks after playing the previous two seasons at NJCAA McLennan Community College where he was an Honorable Mention All-American his sophomore season.

Wisconsin begins their 2019 training camp on Monday, October 28th in Milwaukee. Single-game tickets to see the Herd go on sale Wednesday, October 30th at 10am. A link for tickets to all 24 home games will be on the WisconsinHerd.com homepage.