Former Southeast Missouri forward Tyler Stone signed a professional basketball contract with Besiktas Integral Forex Team in Turkey this week. Stone will be teammates with former Tennessee State guard Patrick Miller on his new squad.
A native of Memphis, Tenn., Stone had been playing with the Indiana Pacers in the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League. Stone averaged 3.5 points and two rebounds in two games with the Pacers before signing with the Turkish club.
Stone was a three-year starter at Southeast. He earned First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference honors in 2013-14 and garnered second-team all-conference accolades in both 2011-12 and 2012-13. Stone finished his career ranked fifth at Southeast in scoring (1,546 points), tied for 10th in scoring average (16.4 ppg), third in field goals made (621), third in field goals attempted (1,191), seventh in rebounds (768), fourth in rebounding average (8.2 rpg), second in blocks (124) and fourth in games started (84).