Sophomore Marcus Jackson tallied a career-high 30 points
NBA Summer League opens on Friday
Jackson scores 30 to lead 18-point comeback
Owls challenge Cougars on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The work in the community has led to Rice junior Tamir Jackson receiving Conference USA's Spirit of Service Award.
May 11, 2013
Rice vs. Houston First Round March 13, 2013 Tulsa, Okla. | BOK Center
Senior Night March 9, 2013
March 6, 2013 Hofheinz Pavilion
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Wrapped up his career as the program's sixth-leading scorer, with 1,684 points ... played in 128 career games, ranking second all-time at Rice, with 120 starts ... Rice's all-time leader with 4,118 minutes played in his career ... tied for third in career steals and ranks fourth in assists ... also ranks in the program's top three in free throws made and attempted as well as field goal attempts ... at the conclusion of his junior season, received Conference USA's Spirit of Service Award in recognition of his community service ... is a volunteer for Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Greater Houston and has been a regular speaker at elementary schools.
Led the Owls in scoring and rebounding ... ranked third in Conference USA with 17.7 points per game ... also ranked in the league's top 15 in rebounding and steals ... sixth in C-USA with 35.2 minutes played per game ... ranked second on the team in assists and steals ... in addition to his numerous places in the Rice career record book, also found his way into the program's single-season top-10 lists in field goal attempts, three-point attempts, games played and minutes played ... dished out at least one assist in 30 games on the season ... scored in double figures 29 times in 31 games.
Recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in the win over St. Edward's ... Was a solid 8-of-10 from the free throw line and added a pair of assists ... followed that performance with another double-double at Temple ... tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds in front of friends and family at the game ... sank 9-of-17 shots for 26 points against Drake ... added six rebounds and two assists in the game ... reached the 20-point mark for a second-straight game as he knocked down 8-of-18 shots against Drexel in the DirecTV Classic finale ... returned home to tally his third double-double in the Owls' win over Houston Baptist ... amassed 11 points and 12 rebounds with six steals and three assists on the night ... posted a new season high against LIU Brooklyn with 26 points on 11-of-19 shooting with a pair of three-pointers ... after a scoreless first half, scored 20 of Rice's 29 second-half points against Chicago State to rally the team for an overtime victory ... broke the 20-point plateau for the fifth time in a seven-game stretch with 25 points against TCU ... drained 10-of-14 free throws and passed out four assists in the game ... snared nine boards to accompany 14 points at Harvard ... moved into Rice's top 10 in career scoring with 24 points against New Orleans ... shot 11-of-16 from the field and added three rebounds in the win ... knocked down 9-of-10 free throws and finished with 18 points to lead the Owls' rally from 15 points down to top rival Houston ... followed up with a 19-point, nine-rebound effort against East Carolina ... scored his 1,500th career point at home against SMU ... matched his season high with five assists at Marshall ... added 16 points and five rebounds ... scored 19 or more points in each of his final seven games, beginning with 21 points on 9-of-16 shooting at UAB ... scored 25 points at Houston with seven rebounds and three steals ... set a new career scoring high in his home finale with 30 points on 12-of-26 shooting against Tulsa ... added seven rebounds, five assists and four three-pointers in the Senior Night effort ... matched the scoring output in the Conference USA Championship opener against Houston with 30 points on 12-of-28 shooting ... added nine rebounds and three assists on the night as he willed the Owls back from 18 points down late in the first half.
As a junior, averaged 10.5 points and 2.5 rebounds ... scored 357 points during the year ... had 100 assists and 26 steals during the season ... 2.9 assists per game tied for 12th among Conference USA players.
Scored a career-high 29 points in the Owls' win over Southern to begin play in the South Padre Island Invitational ... was 9-for-13 from the field, knocked down 4-of-5 three-pointers and made 7-of-10 free throws ... played just 21 minutes against Maryland-Eastern Shore and took only two shots ... did have a season-high six assists in the win ... averaged 16.3 points and had nine assists along with five steals in four games en route to being named to the South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament Team ... registered a 20-point effort in a road win at Houston Baptist ... had six rebounds and four assists against HBU ... returned to Houston from New Jersey on the day of the Lamar game ... scored 24 points and had four assists in 31 minutes of play ... in addition to 11 points, had seven assists and only one turnover in 35 minutes of play against Temple ... led Rice with 19 points in game against Texas.
Averaged 7.8 points in Conference USA play but broke out of a scoring slump early in league play to score in double figures in 5-of-7 games at one point ... with a three-pointer which gave Rice an early, 18-15 lead at Tulane, reached the 1,000-point plateau for his playing career at Rice ... at Memphis, scored a team-high 10 points on 3-for-5 shooting (was also 4-for-4 at the line) ... in February broke the ice in the Owls' 79-71 win over Houston, dropping a three-pointer for the team's first points after the squad missed its first 14 shots and fell behind 13-0 ... scored 13 points in the Owls' victory over the Cougars ... was 5-for-9 from the field, had five assists and four rebounds in the victory ... led Rice with 12 points and had four assists along with two steals in last week's win over SMU ... the SMU game marked the third straight double-figure scoring game for the junior ... finished with 17 points on the road at East Carolina (Feb. 4) ... at ECU, was 6-for-10 from the field and converted on 2-of-4 three-pointers ... also had six rebounds and four assists ... scored 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting, had two assists and a steal in the Owls' come-from-behind win over UCF.
Opened play in the CIT by scoring 11 points in the Owls' win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... also had four assists and four rebounds in 35 minutes of play ... gave the Owls a late, seven-point lead with a reverse lay-in ... scored six points and had three assists in the Owls' second-round win over Drake ... finished with a team-high 16 points and also had five assists against Oakland in a CIT quarterfinal game.
Scored 487 points during sophomore season, averaging 13.9 points an outing ... 14.3 points per game in Conference USA games led the team ... recorded 115 assists during the year, including a career-high matching eight in a win over UALR during the season ... ranked seventh in Conference USA in assists per game (3.6) ... ranked 14th in the league in scoring ... also had 41 steals during the season (ranked 13th in the league with a 1.3 average) ... his 1,064 minutes of playing time during the season ranks fifth all time in Rice history ... averaged 33.2 minutes of playing time during the year.
In second game of the season scored 17 points against Grambling State, going 6-for-8 from the field ... scored 15 points, had five assists and matched a career high with five steals in road game at Santa Clara ... established career high for steals with five the previous season and equaled that mark against Santa Clara ... began the 2010 Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic by equaling a career high with eight assists to go along with 12 points in a game played against UALR in Tudor Fieldhouse ... with Rice trailing by eight points in the first half, sparked a 13-2 run to close out the half against the Trojans ... had four assists on the Owls' final five field goals of the period against UALR ... free throws with 18 seconds to play gave Rice a three-point lead in its 66-63 victory over Stetson ... the two shots at the line also gave him another double-figure scoring game ... scored 11 points and had six assists against Miami ... closed out the 2010 Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic by scoring a career-high 25 points against Oral Roberts ... was 8-for-11 from the field, perfect in seven trips to the line and also had four assists in 30 minutes of play ... had 21 assists in four games played in the tournament ... celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring 16 points and dishing out four assists in the Owls' 74-68 win over LSU ... was 4-for-5 from the field and knocked down a career-high eight free throws ... 8-for-9 performance at the line including six in the final 1:16 to help secure the Owls' victory over TCU.
Scored 19 points and had five assists in 38 minutes of play against Southern Miss ... scored nine of his 13 points in overtime in the Owls' victory over Houston ... scored 20 points in road win at Tulane ... was 5-for-10 from the field and made nine free throws (11 attempts) ... three assists and two steals against the Wave ... scored 20+ points six times in career including three straight league games in late February ... finished with 21 points in road game at Marshall then had 20 points to go with four rebounds and two steals in win over Memphis ... before fouling out early in overtime at SMU, scored 22 points, had four assists and three steals against the Mustangs ... had a steal and layup to cap a 10-0 Rice run that put the Owls up by 17 against Houston ... 72-57 win over the Cougars marked only the second time Rice swept games from the cross-town rival ... in the Owls' opening-round Conference USA Championship victory over SMU, scored 11 points and had seven assists ... closed out the year with a 15-point game against Tulsa in the tournament's quarterfinals.
Only Rice player to start all 31 games and averaged 10.8 points along with 3.0 assists and 2.2 rebounds ... also averaged 1.7 steals which ranked fifth among Conference USA players ... his 10.8 points per game ranked 21st in the league while his 3.0 assist average ranked 11th ... finished the season with 53 steals, establishing a new Rice freshman record that also marked the ninth-best single-season total in school history ... had 94 total assists ... led Rice in scoring a team-high 11 times and led the Owls in assists 18 times ... posted 17, double-figure scoring games ... averaged 10.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists en route to being named to the Rice Basketball Challenge All-Tournament Team.
Had five assists in season-opening win against Sacramento State ... the following night scored 18 points in a win over South Alabama ... had 10 points and five rebounds in win over Furman ... was 6-for-13 form the field and finished with 13 points and eight rebounds against North Texas ... had five steals, establishing a career high, and Rice had 17 as a team in a 70-57 win over Santa Clara ... scored 19 points to establish an early-season scoring high at LSU, going 9-for-15 form the field ... shot better than 50 percent for the game ... also had three rebounds, two assists and a steal against the Tigers ... finished with 15 points and equaled a career high with five steals against Lamar ... scored 18 points and had five assists in win over McNeese State ... later in the week had six assists against TCU. Equaled the early career mark with 19 points against Houston ... was 6-for-12 from the field, knocked down 6-of-7 free throws and had three assists against the Cougars ... scored 10 points and had four assists against Memphis ... matched a season high with five steals and also had five assists against SMU .... Foul trouble limited to four first-half minutes at Tulsa, but scored 18 points after the break ... also scored 18 points the following week against East Carolina ... scored 13 points and had a career-high eight assists in overtime game against Tulane ... posted a career-high scoring game in second meeting with ECU, finishing with 22 points (7-for-16 from the field and 7-for-10 from the line) to go along with three assists and two steals ... scored 10 points and was one assist shy of equaling a career best with seven dimes in Owls' crosstown game at Houston ... three steals at UH gave him 51 for the season as he established a new Rice freshman record and moved into a tie for ninth on the record charts for steals in a season ... closed out the year by scoring 13 points on 5-for-13 shooting against Tulsa at the GMC Sierra Conference USA Championship ... had two steals in the game to move past Adam Peakes for ninth on the all-time list.
St. Benedict's Preparatory School
Named New Jersey's Player of the Year by NJ.com/Newark Star-Ledger ... averaged 16 points, four rebounds and three steals as a senior ... prep team posted a 25-3 record and was invited to play in the 2009 ESPN/RISE National High School Invitational ... the Gray Bees advanced to the tournament's semifinals before falling to the nation's No. 1 team, Oak Hill Academy ... scored 20 points including eight in the final quarter to keep St. Benedict's in the game ... helped St. Benedict's advance in the tournament by scoring a team-high 14 points in a win over St. Frances of Baltimore in the quarterfinals ... prep coach, Dan Hurley, picked up his 200th victory during the season ... as a junior averaged 14 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 3 steals for a St. Benedict's team which posted a 24-1 record and finished the season ranked No. 2 in the nation in several national polls ... during junior season gained national attention when he scored 29 points in an ESPN-televised victory over then-No. 1 Oak Hill ... was named to the all-state team ... an early signee for the Owls who was the No. 28-ranked shooting guard in the 2008-09 signing class according to the ESPN College Basketball Prospect list at the time he inked with Rice.
Born Dec. 29, 1990 in Passaic, N.J. ... son of Taihessa Jackson Lee and Sam White ... has three younger siblings, Tamia White, Rayya Lee and Sam White ... cousin Raymond Felton plays for the New York Knicks ... Sport Management major ... Rice College: McMurtry.