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Jeff Horner
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Jeff Horner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mason City, IA

High School:
Mason City HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/01/1983

Hawk-Items - - Missed four games in December due to injury, ending streak of 102 consecutive games played . . . career leader in three-pointers (232) . . . ranks second in assists (563) and three-point attempts (635), 14th in career points (1,341) and also totaled 514 career rebounds . . . only Iowa player ever to total over 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists . . . only Iowa player ever to total over 200 points, 100 rebounds and 100 assists in four seasons . . . in Big Ten career stats, ranks 7th in assists (612) and three-point FG attempts (713) and 8th in three-point FGs (262)

2005-06 Honors - - Co-Most Valuable Player . . . Honorable mention all-America by the Associated Press . . . Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player . . . third team all-Big Ten . . . academic all-Big Ten . . . one of 16 finalists for the 2006 Bob Cousy Award . . . co-Big Ten Player of the Week for his plays in wins over Purdue and Michigan . . . named Hawkeye Challenge MVP . . . one of 50 players named as pre-season candidate for Naismith Trophy . . . named to pre-season Watch List for the John R. Wooden all-America team and Player of the Year award.

2005-06 - - 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals in NCAA Tournament vs. Northwestern State . . . 16 points, five rebounds and 10 assists vs. Ohio State in Big Ten championship game for third double-double of the season . . . team-high 14 points and three rebounds in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament . . . team-high 26 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals in win over Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament . . . game-high 22 points and seven rebounds in win over Wisconsin . . . 15 points and five assists at Minnesota . . . 15 points, six assists and three steals in win over Mich. State . . . 17 points, three assists and three rebounds in win at Indiana . . . 14 points, four rebounds and six assists in win over Michigan . . . career-high 32 points (7-10 treys), four rebounds, four assists and three steals in win at Purdue . . . 13 points, three rebounds and eight assists in win over Indiana . . . 10 points, five rebounds and 10 assists in win over Minnesota . . . 17 points, four rebounds and nine assists in win at Penn State . . . game-high 16 points, six rebounds and six assists vs. Illinois . . . 17 points and six assists in win at Saint Louis . . . team-high 19 points and six assists in win over Valparaiso . . . 12 points, 8 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals vs. Fairfield . . . 16 points and seven assists in win over MD-Eastern Shore.

2004-05 Honors - - Honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . selected to NABC District 12 second all-District team . . . Co-MVP of Iowa's Gazette Hawkeye Challenge . . . named to all-Tournament team at Maui Invitational . . . Big Ten Player of the Week, Nov. 29 and March 7.

2004-05 - - Played in all 33 games, with 32 starts . . . averaged 14 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game, shooting 40.7% from the field, 40.8% from three-point range and 78.7% from the free throw line . . . 12 points and four rebounds against Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament . . . 12 points, three rebounds and six assists vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten tournament . . . 16 points, three rebounds and four assists in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament . . . 16 points, six rebounds and eight assists in win over Purdue in Big Ten Tournament . . . 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists in win at Michigan . . . 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in win over Ohio State, including game-winning FG in final seconds . . . 19 points and five assists in win at Penn State . . . 12 points, four rebounds and six assists vs. Illinois . . . 11 points, three rebounds and four assists at Purdue . . . 11 points, six rebounds and four assists vs. Northwestern . . . 19 points, five rebounds and four assists at Wisconsin . . . 13 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Michigan State . . . 16 points, four rebounds and nine assists in win vs. Indiana . . . 13 points, three rebounds and three assists vs. Purdue . . . 12 points, four rebounds and four assists vs. Minnesota . . . 14 points, two rebounds and four assists vs. Michigan . . . 12 points and six assists in win over Saint Louis . . . seven points and six assists in win over Texas Tech . . . 20 points and 10 assists vs. Western Carolina . . . 12 points, six rebounds and seven assists vs. Iowa State . . . 16 points and nine rebounds in win over Northern Iowa . . . 14 points and a career-high 11 assists vs. UNC Greensboro . . . 21 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two steals at Drake . . . led Maui Invitational in scoring with 63 points in three games . . . 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists vs. North Carolina . . . career-high 27 points in win over Texas, plus six assists . . . 18 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals in win over Louisville.

2003-04 Honors - - Co-Most Valuable Player . . . Third team all-Big Ten.

2003-04 - - Started all 29 games . . . led team in assists (123), free throw percentage (86%) and three-point field goal percentage (42.5%), while ranking second in scoring (13.0) and steals (38) . . . led the Big Ten in conference games in free throw percentage (91.8%, 56-61) and ranked second in three-point percentage (51.2%, 43-84) . . . named to the Gazette Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team . . . 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists vs. Saint Louis in first round of the NIT . . . 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Michigan in the quarter-finals of the Big Ten Tournament . . . 22 points (4-6 treys), nine rebounds, four assists and two steals in win at Purdue . . . 14 points, three steals and two assists vs. Minnesota . . . 20 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. Illinois . . . 20 points, four rebounds and four assists vs. Michigan . . . 17 points, including the game-winning field goal, 10 rebounds and six assists at Indiana . . . 21 points (5-8 treys), six rebounds and two assists at Michigan State . . . 20 points (6-6 treys), eight assists and five rebounds vs. Penn State . . . 20 points (8-8 FTs), eight rebounds and seven assists vs. Ohio State . . . career-high 26 points (six treys) and four rebounds at Iowa State . . . 23 points (10-11 FTs), five rebounds, four assists and three steals at Minnesota . . . 13 points (3-5 treys), eight rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Northwestern . . . recorded second career double-double with 10 points (8-9 FTs) and 10 rebounds and four assists vs. Purdue . . . 13 points (7-8 FTs), nine rebounds and three assists vs. Eastern Illinois . . . 11 points, three rebounds and three steals vs. Texas Tech . . . 11 points, five assists and three steals at Northern Iowa . . . 10 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals vs. Northern Illinois . . . 12 points and seven assists vs. Eastern Washington . . . nine rebounds, four points and four assists while playing entire 45 minutes in win over Louisville . . . career-high nine assists, seven points, four rebounds and three steals vs. Drake.

2002-03 Honors - - Honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . winner of 2003 Chris Street Award.

2002-03 - - One of two players to start all 31 games . . . led team in assists (140) and ranked second in steals (40) and free throw percentage (.767) . . . atched season-high with eight assists vs. Georgia Tech, along with six points and six rebounds . . . nine points in win at Iowa State, including three-point field goal to tie score with 43 seconds to play . . . seven assists, seven rebounds and five points in win over Valparaiso . . . matched season-high with eight assists vs. Ohio State . . . seven points and three assists while playing on sprained ankle in OT loss at Indiana . . . nine points, five rebounds and two assists in win at Ohio State . . . 12 points, six rebounds, eight assists and four steals in win over Penn State . . . 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists at Michigan . . . five rebounds, three assists and three steals at Penn State . . . career-high 17 points, along with eight rebounds, six assists and two steals vs. Purdue . . . eight points, seven assists and five rebounds vs. Ohio State . . . 16 points and 11 rebounds, both career highs, along with five assists and four steals in win over Illinois . . . nine points, six assists, two steals and just one turnover in 35 minutes in win over Michigan State . . . eight assists, 10 points, four rebounds and just one turnover in 35 minutes in win at Northwestern . . . seven assists, along with five points, two steals and just one turnover in 38 minutes vs. Missouri . . . 15 points in win at Tulsa, along with four rebounds, four assists, two steals and just one turnover in 38 minutes . . . 10 points, five assists and three steals in win over Liberty . . . 12 points and five rebounds at Florida State . . . 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists in win over Tennessee State . . . seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in win at Drake . . . 15 points, six rebounds and four assists in win over Florida Atlantic.

High school - - Named Mr. Iowa Basketball as a senior . . . named to Des Moines Register Class 4-A Elite all-state team . . . first team all-state in Class 4-A by the Iowa Newspaper Association . . . was first team all-state selection for three years and was first team all-conference for four consecutive years . . . was team captain and MVP for four straight seasons . . . first Iowa prep in Class 4-A to score over 2,000 career points . . . ended prep career with 2,194 points, which ranks ninth on Iowa's all-time scoring list . . . participated in Jordan Brand Capital Classic in Washington, D.C. following senior season, where he scored 11 points and added six assists . . . also played in Goalsetters All-Star contest . . . averaged 31.2 points and 6.8 assists per game as a senior, leading prep team to a 21-2 overall record . . . shot 53% from the field and 73% from the free throw line as a senior . . . averaged 25.3 points a game as a junior, along with 10.1 assists and 5.2 rebounds . . . averaged 21.2 points, 10.2 assists and five rebounds per game as a sophomore . . . led Mason City to state tournament appearances as a junior and senior, leading team to 38-7 mark over two seasons . . . also played receiver and defensive back in football as Mason City advanced to the Class 4-A playoffs . . . earned four varsity letters in football and basketball and lettered three times in baseball and track and field . . . was named to the Class 4-A Elite all-state football team and was first team all-conference in baseball as a sophomore and junior (did not play baseball following his senior year) . . . qualified for state meet and the Drake Relays in the high jump . . . along with Iowa recruit Greg Brunner, was a member of the North team that earned the gold medal at the USA Basketball Men's Youth Developmental Festival prior to his senior year . . . member of AAU team that placed second in national tournament following junior year . . . member of AAU team that won state 19-and-under title following senior season, earning tournament MVP honors and a return trip to the AAU national tournament, where the team placed third nationally.

Personal - - Born 8/1/83 . . . open major . . . parents are Bev and Bob Horner . . . made verbal commitment to attend Iowa while in ninth grade . . . attended same high school as former Iowa guard Dean Oliver, who is now with the NBA's Golden State Warriors . . . high school coach was his father, Bob Horner.

Career Bests

Points: 32 at Purdue 2/1/06
Rebounds: 11, vs. Illinois, 1/15/03
FGM: 10 vs. Purdue, 2/1/06
FGA: 19 at Wisconsin 2/9/05
FTM: 10, at Minnesota, 1/13/04
FTA: 11, twice, last at Minnesota, 1/13/04
Assists: 11 vs. UNC Greensboro, 12/4/04
Steals: 7 vs. Western Illinois, 11/19/04
Blocks: 2 vs. Michigan State, 3/11/05
Minutes: 51, vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06

Horner's Career Stats

YearG/GSFG-APCT3-PTPCTFT-APCTO-D-RBAVGPF-DIASTOBKSTPTSAVG
Fresh.31/3179-238.33241-148.27756-73.76722-115-1374.464-0140775402558.2
Soph.29/29107-243.44065-153.42598-114.86016-139-1555.358-11237533837713.0
Jun.33/32146-359.40786-211.40885-108.78723-125-1484.559-01808464746314.0
Sen.30/30126-331.38170-201.34885-114.74621-102-1234.143-01698534140713.6
Career123/122458-1,171.391262-713.367324-409.79282-481-5634.6224-1612321171661,50212.2
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