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  Nick Jacobson
Nick Jacobson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fargo, ND

High School:
Roseville HS, Minn.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 206

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
3L

Fast Facts
One the premiere shooters in Utah history heads into his final season ... Jacobson has earned third team all-Mountain West Conference recognition the last two years ... MWC Freshman of the Year in 2000-01 ... has been a stalwart in the starting lineup his entire career with the exception of a four-game stretch early in his freshman season ... an astute passer and has a great basketball mind ... has made marked improvement on the defensive end the last two seasons.

Career Notes
Ranks 27th in career scoring at Utah with 1,073 points ... second in career three-pointers made (188), second in attempts (446) and fourth in percentage (42.2).

Junior (2002-03)
Third Team All-Mountain West Conference ... ranked 13th in the Mountain West in scoring (13.3 ppg), fifth in three-point percentage (42.3) and fourth in three-pointers per game (2.42) ... six 20-point games and reached double figures in all but six games ... scored in double-figures in 12 of the 14 conference games ... played at least 30 minutes in 28 games ... made at least three shots from beyond the arc in 14 contests ... set Ute single-season records in both three-pointers made (80) and three-point attempts (189) ... season-high 23 points against both Brigham Young on Feb. 24 and Oregon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... shot 7-of-12 from the field, 4-of-7 from three-point range and 5-of-5 from the free throw line against the BYU ... made eight shots and 5-of-11 treys against Oregon ... shot 60 percent from the field (6-10 FG, 3-4 3FG) to tally 15 points at Wyoming (Feb. 10) ... 22 points in 21 minutes versus IPFW, hitting 8-of-11 from the field ... also hit 6-of-7 three-pointers against IPFW to tie the second-best single-game mark at Utah for three-pointers, coming up one short of the record of seven he shares with two others ... 21 points, making half of his six three-point attempts and 8-of-9 free throws, against UMass in Maui ... 21 points against Utah State, hitting 8-of-11 shots on 5-of-8 three-pointers ... 17 points, connecting on 5-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-5 from beyond the arc, as well as a career-high tying six rebounds against New Mexico (Feb. 3) ... 12 three-point attempts against Arizona State (Nov. 27) and 11 attempts against both New Mexico (Mar. 1) and Oregon ... those marks rank second and third, respecitively, on the school single-game charts ... had a perfect 10-of-10 night at the free throw line and made 2-of-3 three-pointers to get 16 points at Air Force (Mar. 3) ... it was one of 14 times in Utah history where player made every free throw with at least 10 attempts ... made 32 straight free throws Feb. 15 through Mar. 6, which is the third-longest streak in school history ... perfrect from the line in 12 games ... hit all six free throws on his way to a 14-point night against UNLV (Feb. 17) ... season-best three assists against Winthrop (Dec. 3) ... two steals against UMass, Colorado State (Feb. 8) and BYU (Feb. 24) ... academic all-Mountain West team ... spring semester honor roll.

Sophomore (2001-02)
Named third team all-Mountain West Conference and second team NABC All-District 13 ... played at least 30 minutes in 24 games ... ranked 23rd in the nation and third in the MWC in three-point field goal percentage (44.4) ... was also 12th in the MWC in scoring (13.0 ppg) and second in three-point field goals made (2.37) ... on the Ute single-season charts, ranked second in three-pointers made (71), fourth in attempts (160) and sixth in percentage (44.4) ... scored at least 20 points four times and finished in double figures in 21 contests ... was perfect from the free throw line in 10 games ... put up a career-high 26 points against UNLV (Jan. 12) ... 25 points against San Diego State (Jan.14), tying the school single-game record with seven three-pointers (in 10 attempts) ... 19 points (4-of-6 on threes) in the overtime win at Air Force (Jan. 19), playing the entire 45 minutes ... as a result was named MWC Player of the Week on Jan. 21 ... 24 points against Wyoming (Mar. 2), making 6-of-10 three-pointers ... career-high five assists against Troy State ...

Personal -best six rebounds against Arizona State ... made the spring semester Dean's List and fall semester honor roll ... academic all-Mountain West selection.

Freshman (2000-01)
Named the MWC Freshman of the Year by the league coaches ... started 27 games, including the last 24, averaging 23.6 minutes per contest ... ranked 30th in the conference in scoring (7.9 ppg) and 11th in three-point percentage (38.1) ... made the top 10 in five freshman statistical categories at Utah, ranking eighth scoring (245 points), eighth in scoring average (7.9 ppg), second in three-pointers made (37), first in three-pointers attempted (97) and second in free throw percentage (80.6) ... scored in double figures in six of the 14 conference games and 10 times overall ... hit 32 consecutive free throws Dec. 9 through Feb. 12, which is the third-best steak in Ute history ... also made 17 in a row over a three-game stretch (Jan. 3-Jan. 13) to set a school record ... during the league season, ranked 25th in scoring (8.9 ppg) and third in three-point percentage (.438) ... season-high 15 points against Louisville, hitting all five field goals and all three field goals ... 14 points, converting all nine free throws, against Wyoming (Jan. 8) ... made the fall and spring semester academic honor rolls.

Redshirt (1999-00)
Sat out his first season at Utah as a redshirt ... made the spring semester academic honor roll.

High School
Spent his senior year at Roseville (Minn.) High School ... attended Shanley High School in Fargo, N.D., three years ... scored 2,315 points for an average of 23.4 per game over the course of his four-year career ... also averaged 5.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.0 steals, and shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line ... honorable mention All-America and a finalist for the Minnesota Mr. Basketball award as a senior ... earned all-state and all-conference honors ... averaged 31.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.4 steals ... also shot 53 percent from the field, 49 percent from three-point range and 83 percent from the free throw line in 1998-99 ... two time all-state selection in North Dakota ... MVP of the North Dakota state tournament in 1997 and 1998, leading Shanley to two state championships ... coached by his father, Tim, all four years ... honor roll student with a 4.00 GPA.

Personal
Nicholas Vernon Jacobson is the son of Tim and Kim Jacobson ... father is a High School teacher/coach and played basketball at Valley City (N.D.) State University ... older brother Jesse played at St. Cloud (Minn.) State and older sister Sarah played at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. ... has a younger brother, Adam, who played at Northern Iowa the first half of the 2002-03 season before transferring to North Dakota ... married former Ute women's basketball player Amy Ewert on May 31, 2002 ... born Oct. 25, 1980 in Fargo, N.D. ... majoring in finance.

2002-03 Game-by-Game
Opponent MPFG3PFTRATSTP
Southern Utah^324-133-100-0321111
Gonzaga (1)^323-82-50-031118
Massachusetts (1)^385-103-68-9402221
Arizona State (1)^325-165-120-0422015
WINTHROP^251-41-20-013003
ARIZONA STATE^314-82-42-2411112
NORTHERN IOWA^241-10-02-210104
at Utah State^388-115-80-0301021
at Pepperdine^394-122-59-11423019
at San Diego^394-103-61-2500012
ALABAMA^345-141-72-2201113
WEBER STATE^333-91-50-021117
SAINT MARY'S^334-82-40-0222110
IPFW^218-116-70-0100122
RIPON^295-84-71-1220015
*at San Diego State^374-160-83-3200011
*at UNLV^303-93-60-020219
*at Brigham Young^384-112-43-4301113
*AIR FORCE^312-61-25-7312010
*NEW MEXICO^325-103-54-6610117
*at Colorado State^355-111-32-2010213
*at Wyoming^356-103-50-0401015
*SAN DIEGO STATE^353-83-64-4301113
*UNLV^373-92-76-6420014
*BRIGHAM YOUNG^327-124-75-5203223
*at New Mexico^394-162-111-1211011
*at Air Force^272-82-310-10312016
*COLORADO STATE^383-40-12-561108
*WYOMING^334-82-64-4221014
Air Force (2)^364-102-40-2121010
at UNLV (2)^354-103-70-0312011
Oregon (3)^388-165-112-3312023
Kentucky (3)^376-132-50-0101014

^Starter
CAPS Home Game
*Conference Game
(1) Maui Invitational
(2) MWC Tournament
(3) NCAA Tournament

Career Stats
20-Point Games: 8
10-Point Games: 58

Career Highs
Points 26 vs. UNLV (1/12/02)
Rebounds 6, Two Times
FG 9, Three Times
FG Att 16, Four Times
3-Pt. FG 7 vs. San Diego State (1/14/02)
3-Pt. FG Att. 12 vs. Arizona State (11/27/02)
FT 10 vs. Air Force (3/3/03)
FT Att. 11 vs. Pepperdine (12/20/02)
Assists 5 vs. Troy State (12/8/01)
Blocked Shots 1, Six Times
Steals 3, Two Times
Minutes 45 vs. Air Force (1/19/02)

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