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Paul Jackson

Position:

Guard

Current Team:

HEIGHT/WeighT:

6'2" / 178

Date of birth:

Birth place:

Stone Mountain, Ga. USA

Profile

EMU

Transferred from Eastern Kentucky University prior to the 2016-17 season…2018-19: Built upon a strong first year in the Green and White by averaging 14.3 points and 4.6 assists per game… His 14.3 points per contest was good for 15th in the Mid-American Conference… Also finished fourth in assists per game (4.6), tied for sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.7), and tied for 10th in steals per game (1.3)… Finished his career with 979 points and 310 assists, good for 35th and 11th, respectively, in Eastern Michigan laurels… Played in all 32 games for the Eagles, making starts in 30… Scored in double-digits 26 times during the season, including five games of 20-or-more points…Had 16 games of five-or-more assists, including a season-high 10 to go along with 12 points at Western Michigan for his second career double-double…Named Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Week Feb. 25 after averaging 19.5 points, 6.0 assists, and 3.0 rebounds per contest against Toledo, Feb. 19, and Western Michigan, Feb. 23… Earned All-MAC Honorable Mention for his performance on the court, and was also named Academic All-MAC for his high marks in the classroom…2017-18: Established himself as one of the top point guards in the Mid-American Conference in his first season in the Green and White… Started in all 35 of EMU’s games… Named All-MAC Honorable Mention as well as Academic All-MAC for his stellar performance both on the court and in the classroom… Also earned a spot on the MAC All-Tournament Team after averaging 20.5 points and 5.0 assists per game during the Eagles’ two-game stretch in Cleveland… Averaged 14.9 points per game, and led the team with a 4.6 assist per game mark… Shot 41.2 percent from the floor while also grabbing 2.1 rebounds per game… Scored a career-high 26 points in the MAC Tournament semi-final game against Toledo (Mar. 9) … Registered his lone double-double of the season in a home win over Toledo (Feb. 20) when he scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists… Led the league in minutes played per game (35.0), and was second in the MAC in assists per game, seventh in steals, and 16th in scoring average… Scored double-digits in 27 of EMU’s 35 games on the season… Had 5+ assists 16 times during the campaign, while leading the team in scoring eight times…2016-17: Sat out the season as a redshirt due to NCAA Transfer guidelines…

Eastern Kentucky:

2015-16: Started in 20 of his 30 games played…Averaged 27.2 minutes per game, scoring 7.1 points per contest, while dishing out five assists…Held an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 which ranked third in the Ohio Valley Conference…His five assists per contest also ranked third in the OVC…Shot at a high percentage, knocking down 45.1 percent of his field goal attempts, while also connecting on 42.1 percent of his three-point shots…2014-15: Appeared in 24 of the team’s 33 games and started twice…Averaged 1.7 assists per game with a 2.73 assist-to-turnover ratio…An EKU Honor Roll member…High School: Earned 5A first team all-state honors after averaging 21.5 points, 7.5 assists and 1.7 steals per game for Martin Luther King Jr. High School his senior season…Garnered first team all-region and second team all-metro honors while leading DeKalb County in scoring and assists…Dished out over 700 career assists and was a team captain as a junior and a senior…Led King to an “Elite Eight” appearance as a sophomore…Personal: Full Name: Paul Emerson Jackson…Son of Wiley and Mary Jackson…Has one brother, Wiley…Major: Business Marketing.

 

NCAA Awards & Honors

All-MAC Honorable Mention – 2018, 2019
MAC All-Tournament Team – 2018
MAC Player of the Week (West) – 2/25/2019