Jackson scores 30 to lead 18-point comeback
Senior Notches Career-High 30 Points
Owls to recognize Tamir Jackson before his final home game
Jackson scores 25 points in 84-62 setback
Owls surged down the stretch in 67-56 setback
While the weather has cooled to some extent in South Texas, the Rice Owls came back from a 10-day break for finals Wednesday and heated Tudor Fieldhouse to the century mark.
Members of the Rice men's and women's basketball team visited KIPP Liberation College Prep.
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Senior Night March 9, 2013
March 6, 2013 Hofheinz Pavilion
Rice vs. UTEP - AP Photos (3/2/13)
Dec. 12, 2012
Averaged 6.9 points per game through two seasons, including a 10.4-point scoring average as a sophomore ... started 39 times in 65 games played for the Owls ... averaged 2.85 rebounds per game and shot 43.6 percent from the field.
Started all 31 games for the Owls ... ranked second on the team with 10.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Notched a career-high 20 points in the win over New Orleans ... added a team-best eight rebounds and four steals in the contest ... scored in double figures 19 times, including seven of the final nine games of the season ... dished out four assists twice, at Houston and in the overtime win against Chicago State ... narrowly missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds against Drake ... matched his season high in rebounds for a second-straight game with nine boards against Drexel ... finished the campaign with 41 assists, 36 steals and eight blocked shots ... ranked second on the team with a 36.9 percent accuracy from downtown ... knocked down 43.7 percent of field goal attempts and 74.0 percent of foul shots ... drained multiple three-pointers in eight games, with a season-high three treys at Harvard.
In first season at Rice, averaged 3.7 points and 1.5 rebounds ... had 26 assists, 29 steals and four blocks in 34 games played ... rookie started eight games during the year including all three games of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Led Rice in scoring his collegiate debut, finishing with 12 points against New Orleans ... was 3-for-6 from the field and connected on all five of his free throw attempts ... also had four rebounds and three assists against UNO ... had a total of five steals in the Owls' two games played on South Padre Island and nine total in four games played in the SPI Invitational ... scored seven points in the Owls' game against Northern Iowa ... had a season-high 13-point effort against Louisiana College, going 6-for-11 from the field and grabbing seven rebounds in the victory ... double-pumped and swished a jumper with 0.2 seconds to play to give the Owls' a 77-75 win over UTEP ... converted on all three of his field goal attempts and finished with seven points in the Owls' road win at Houston ... tied the UCF game at 66-66 with a fast-break dunk off a steal and pass from Connor Frizzelle ... in road win at UTEP, knocked down 2-of-3 three-pointers, scoring four points to go along with two assists ... closed out the regular season by coming off the bench to score seven points and grab two rebounds against Houston ... was 3-for-5 from the field and converted on his lone three-point attempt ... scored eight points on 3-for-5 shooting against East Carolina at the Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship ... also had two steals in 20 minutes of action, his most playing time since SMU in early February. Late season play earned him consecutive starts in all three games of the CIT ... scored 10 points on 4-for-7 shooting and had a career-high four steals in the Owls' road win at Louisiana-Lafayette ... registered four steals in a second straight CIT game during the Owls' second-round victory against Drake.
St. John College High School
First-team All-Metropolitan as well as a First-Team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference ... named the team's Most Outstanding Senior ... named to the all-tournament team at the Piggly Wiggly Roundball Classic held in North Charleston, S.C. ... helped lead St. John's to the championship game of the tournament ... scored 16 points in the championship game ... began senior season with a 30-point performance over Georgetown Prep to snap a three-game losing streak ... for the season averaged 17.5 points, six rebounds and two blocks ... was named All-WCAC honorable mention as a junior ... high school coach was Paul DeStefano.
Julian DeBose ... born April 28, 1992 in Washington, D.C. ... son of Julius and Michelle DeBose ... has two older siblings, Chante Ford and LaKisha Blalock ... father played basketball at Bowie State ... cousins, Brian and Jay DeBose, played football at Delaware and Delaware State, respectively ... Rice College: Duncan.