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Pistons sign 1st-round pick, Georgetown's Monroe

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have signed first-round draft pick Greg Monroe.

Terms were not disclosed Tuesday.

The 6-foot-11-inch Monroe averaged 16.1 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 34 games as a sophomore for Georgetown last season. He was the Big East Rookie of the Year as a freshman.

The Pistons drafted the New Orleans native with the seventh overall selection in the NBA draft.