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11 Mark Jackson, Jr.
Mark Jackson, Jr. 934384

2012-2013 Jackson Game-by-Game Stats

2012-13: Started five of 10 appearances during the regular-season, including eight MAAC contests... earned first collegiate start at Rider (1/27) playing 21 minutes and scoring four points in the victory ... started last five appearances of the regular season before suffering an injury at Fairfield (2/12).

2011-12 (at Louisville): Appeared in three games, including in the season opening victory over UT Martin... scored five points against UT Martin going 2-for-2 from the field with a three-pointer... earned minutes off the bench in wins over Long Beach State (11/28) and Fairleigh Dickinson (12/10).

2010-11 (at Louisville): Redshirted season due to injury.

Before Manhattan: Completed scholastic career at Taft High School where he lettered two years (freshman and senior) playing for head coach Derrick Taylor... played a shortened senior season for Taft after meeting transfer requirements... helped the Toreadors finish with a 26-6 overall record, including a perfect 10-0 mark in the West Valley League... shot 45.1% from the field and 75% at the free-throw line helping Taft to the regional semifinals of the California Division I state tournament... transferred to Taft from Calabasas High School where he played his sophomore and junior seasons... averaged 11.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 16 games with Calabasas as a junior, shooting 39.3% from the field and 34.7% beyond the arc... shot 4-for-5 from three-point territory in the season opener of his junior campaign finishing with 17 points... scored a season-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting against Thousand Oaks... played in all of Calabasas' games as a sophomore posting 86 points and shooting 70% at the free-throw line.

Personal: Born Dec. 28, 1991... son of Mark and Desiree Jackson... has three younger siblings, brothers Christian and Micah, and a sister, Heavyn... father is the former NBA guard and current head coach of the Golden State Warriors who played 17 seasons in the NBA with the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, and Houston Rockets... he ranks third on the NBA's all-time assists chart with 10,334 career assists... majoring in English at Manhattan and aspires to be a writer... serves as a youth minister at his church in California.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Brooklyn, Calif.
High School: Taft/Louisville

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