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  Marc Jackson
Marc Jackson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City

High School:
Olympus HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

Fast Facts
Jackson returns to the team for his senior year after taking off the 2003-04 season ... earned second team all-Mountain West Conference honors as a sophomore in 2002-03 ... blossomed into a scorer and play-maker during the conference season after being limited by an ankle injury earlier that year ... plays both guard positions ... known for his great hustle and intensity ... played for the Utes as a freshman in 2000-01 before leaving on an LDS Church mission.

Sophomore (2002-03)
Second Team All-Mountain West Conference ... voted league's Top Sixth Man by the media ... Utah's top player off the bench, averaging 22.0 minutes per game ... ranked second in the Mountain West in three-point percentage (44.8), second in free throw percentage (84.2) and ninth in assists (2.76 apg) ... during the MWC season, ranked 15th in scoring (13.4 ppg), third in three-point percentage (47.7) by hitting 21-of-44, second in assists (3.43 apg) and fourth in assists/turnover ratio (1.60) ... missed four of the first 11 games with a right ankle injury ... three 20-point games and scored in double figures 13 times ... in conference play, had at least 10 points in the first eight games and 10 of 14 overall ... at least five assists in six games ... established his career high with 21 points in 25 minutes at UNLV (Jan. 20) ... shot 6-of-7 from the field, 2-of-3 from three-point range and 7-of-9 from the line against the Rebels ... made all 13 free throws to register 17 points at BYU (Jan. 25) ... it was one of 14 times in Utah history when a player made every free throw in a game with at least 10 attempts ... named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 19-25) for his performances against UNLV and Brigham Young ... averaged 19.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists, while shooting 62 percent (8-of-13) from the field and 91 percent (20-of-22) from the free throw line in those two games ... equalled his career-high with 21 points in 30 minutes at Wyoming (Feb. 10), connecting on 3-of-4 from three-point range and all six free throws ... 20 points against New Mexico (Feb. 3) on a nearly perfect shooting night, hitting all six field goals, three treys and 5-of-6 free throws in 22 minutes ... scored 19 points against Kentucky in the NCAA second round, hitting all eight free throws ... 16 points, connecting on 6-of-12 shots and 4-of-10 threes, at New Mexico (Mar. 1) ... career-high six assists against San Diego State twice (Jan. 18 and Feb. 15) and UNLV (Feb. 17) ... set personal-best marks of six rebounds and three steals versus Air Force (Feb. 1) ... first double-figure scoring game with 10 points in win at Pepperdine ... followed that up with nine points, making 7-of-8 free throws, in win at San Diego ... five assists against Arizona State in Maui (Nov. 27) ... tied career high with six rebounds against Air Force (Mar. 13).

Redshirt (2001-02)
Was a part of the team as a redshirt at Utah Valley State College after returning early from his LDS Church mission and a scholarship wasn't available at Utah ... participated in practice but did not play for the Wolverines.

Freshman (2000-01)
Played in 21 games, averaging 6.0 minutes ... had 25 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists ... during conference games, had nine assists and just five turnovers in 77 minutes of playing time ... also shot 85.0 percent (17-of-20) at the free throw line in MWC action ... scored in nine games ... multiple assists in five games ... played at least 10 minutes six times ... season-high seven points, going 7-of-8 at the free throw line, two assists and no turnovers in 12 minutes against Wyoming (Jan. 8) ... two points and season highs of three assists (no turnovers) and three rebounds while playing 11 minutes against Concordia ... two points, three boards and three assists (no turnovers) in a season-high 16 minutes against San Diego State (Jan. 15).

High School
Class 4A MVP by the Salt Lake Tribune and Defensive Player of the Year by the Deseret News in 1999-2000 ... was also named to the Utah Tip Off Club Terrific Twelve for boys basketball ... earned first team all-state honors as a junior and senior ... averaged 28.0 points a game to lead the state in scoring as a senior ... also averaged 7.1 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game and shot 41.3 percent from three-point range in 1999-2000 ... scored a career-high 51 points, the highest single-game point total in the state that season, in a win over Skyline in December of 1999 ... averaged 18.0 points, 5.9 assists and 3.0 boards per game and shot 38.0 percent from behind the arc as a junior ... three-year starter and team captain as a junior and senior ... played on Olympus teams that won three regional championships and placed third in the 1998 4A state tournament ... coached by Matt Barnes ... starting quarterback and free safety for Olympus in 1999 to garner honorable mention all-state honors ... also played on the Olympus football team that won the 4A state title in 1998.

Personal
Marc Edward Jackson is the son of David and Karen Jackson ... both parents and all four grandparents are University of Utah graduates ... older brothers Jeff and Scott also attended the U. ... played on the AAU national championship team in 1993 and '94 ... state wrestling champion as a six-year old ... born Sept. 10, 1981 ... majoring in economics.

Career Stats
20-Point Games:3
10-Point Games:13
5-Assist Games:5

Career Highs
Points21, Two Times
Rebounds6, Two Times
FG6, Four Times
FG Att10 vs. Wyoming (2/10/03)
3-Pt. FG4 vs. New Mexico (3/1/03)
3-Pt. FG Att.10 vs. New Mexico (3/1/03)
FT13 vs. Brigham Young (1/25/03)
FT Att. 13 vs. Brigham Young (1/25/03)
Assists6, Three Times
Blocked Shots1 vs. Pepperdine (12/20/02)
Steals3 vs. Air Force (2/1/03)
Minutes30, Two Times

2000-01
OpponentMPFG3PFTRATSTP
IDAHO STATEDNP
at AU-Puerto Rico (1)121-20-10-011512
Georgia (1)DNP
Memphis (1)20-00-00-000000
CARDINAL STRITCH81-10-00-001102
Southern California (2)DNP
at Utah State30-00-00-000010
WEBER STATE10-00-00-000100
WASHINGTON STATE20-00-00-000100
at Pepperdine10-00-00-000000
SOUTHERN UTAHDNP
CONCORDIA (CALIF.)111-30-10-033002
at Texas20-00-00-010000
LONG BEACH STATEDNP
* WYOMING120-00-00-032007
* UNLV40-00-02-202102
* SAN DIEGO STATE161-50-30-133002
* at Wyoming60-10-02-210002
* at Colorado State100-20-00-022100
* at Brigham Young140-10-04-510104
* AIR FORCE60-10-10-000100
* NEW MEXICODNP
* at San Diego StateDNP
* at UNLV40-00-02-210002
LOUISVILLE50-10-10-210100
* COLORADO STATE40-20-00-010100
* BRIGHAM YOUNG10-00-00-000000
* at Air ForceDNP
* at New MexicoDNP
New Mexico (3)DNP
MEMPHIS (4)10-00-00-000000
^Starter CAPS Home Game *Conference Game
(1) Puerto Rico Shootout (2) John Wooden Classic (3) MWC Tournament (4) NIT

2002-03
OpponentMPFG3PFTRATSTP
Southern UtahINJ
Gonzaga (1)191-31-20-003223
Massachusetts (1)151-11-10-002103
Arizona State (1)180-20-02-205112
WINTHROPINJ
ARIZONA STATE192-31-24-422219
NORTHERN IOWAINJ
at Utah State70-10-00-001100
at Pepperdine224-62-30-0431010
at San Diego221-30-17-831309
ALABAMAINJ
WEBER STATE170-10-10-011200
SAINT MARY'S211-20-13-421115
IPFW191-10-00-014222
RIPON71-30-20-002002
*at San Diego State272-31-26-7262111
*at UNLV256-72-37-9425121
*at Brigham Young252-60-313-13152017
*AIR FORCE303-52-24-4612312
*NEW MEXICO226-63-35-6212020
*at Colorado State203-91-36-8541113
*at Wyoming306-103-46-6421121
*SAN DIEGO STATE295-92-25-7163217
*UNLV272-51-32-326207
*BRIGHAM YOUNG261-51-26-633429
*at New Mexico296-124-100-0343116
*at Air Force200-10-12-210302
*COLORADO STATE242-70-32-433016
*WYOMING252-51-36-8250011
Air Force (2)222-31-22-561107
at UNLV (2)211-40-20-032312
Oregon (3)243-82-35-6432113
Kentucky (3) 265-71-38-8114219
^Starter CAPS Home Game *Conference Game
(1) Maui Invitational (2) MWC Tournament (3) NCAA Tournament
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