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Jacob Jaacks
Jacob Jaacks

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, IA

High School:
Jefferson

Last College:
Marshalltown CC

Position:
Center

Hawk-Item - - Attended University of South Dakota following prep career...after a redshirt season in 1996, averaged eight points and six rebounds as a freshman in 1997.

1999-00 - - Played in all 30 games and started 28 times...led team in rebounding (7.3) and tied for second in scoring (12.2)...led team with 13 blocked shots...shot 46.8% from the field, 37.5% from three-point range and 60.2% from the free-throw line...named to all-tournament team at the IKON Coaches vs. Cancer Classic to begin the season and was also all-tournament in Iowa's Gazette Hawkeye Challenge...18 points and six rebounds vs. Minnesota...12 points and 13 rebounds vs. Minnesota for 7th double-double of the season...18 points and seven rebounds at Purdue in career-high 35 minutes...12 points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots at Illinois...16 points, 10 rebounds and two steals in win over Kansas...12 points and eight rebounds at Wisconsin...10 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Michigan...nine points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots vs. Michigan...named Big Ten player of the Week for his play vs. Connecticut and Stanford in first week of season...20 points, six rebounds and two assists vs. Connecticut...13 points, seven rebounds and two steals vs. Stanford...21 points and nine rebounds at Penn State...12 points and 13 rebounds vs. Northwestern for third double-double of the season...16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Ohio University for third career triple double-double...29 points (10-15 FGs) and 12 rebounds vs. Eastern Illinois.

1998-99 - - Co-winner of Most Improved Player Award...played in all 30 games, with three starts...second on the team in rebounding (4.3) while shooting 52.5% from the field...seven points, five rebounds and one assist vs. Connecticut...four points and seven rebounds, including four offensive, in win over Arkansas...12 points, three rebounds and three steals at Indiana...seven points, eight rebounds and three assists in win at Illinois...14 points and 15 rebounds vs. Ohio State for first career double-double...six points and two rebounds in 13 minutes vs. Michigan State before being injured...season-high 15 points (7-9 FGs) and five rebounds at Michigan...14 points and four rebounds at Kansas.

Junior College - - Averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots per game in one season at Marshalltown, becoming the school's third junior college all-American...helped Marshalltown post 29-5 record while also earning all-regional honors.

High School - - Attended Jefferson High School, earning all-conference honors as a senior...team captain as a senior as team posted 16-5 record...averaged 10.3 points and seven rebounds in final prep season, shooting 62% from the field and 65% from the free throw line.

Personal - - Born 4/24/77...business major...attended same junior college as Iowa teammate Jason Price...junior college coach was Mike Marquis and prep coach was Rick Williams.

Personal Bests

Points: 29 vs. Eastern Illinois, 11/21/99 Rebounds: 15 vs. Ohio State, 2/13/99 FGM: 10 vs. Eastern Illinois, 11/21/99 FGA: 17 at Penn State, 1/15/00 FTM: 9 vs. Eastern Illinois, 11/21/99 FTA: 12 vs. Ohio State, 2/13/99 vs. Michigan State, 1/8/00 Assists: 5 vs. Texas Southern, 12/3/99 Steals: 3 at Indiana, 2/27/99 Blocks: 2, three times, last at Illinois, 2/12/00 Minutes: 35 at Purdue, 2/16/00

Jaacks' Career Statistics

Year G/GS FG-A PCT 3-PT PCT FT-A PCT RB Avg AS TO BK ST PTS AVG Junior 30.3 64-122 .525 13-35 .371 63-98 .643 129 4.3 24 47 4 13 204 6.8 Senior 30/28 123-263 .468 21-56 .375 100-166 .602 220 7.3 29 75 13 10 367 12.2 Career 60/31 187-385 .468 34-91 .374 163-264 .617 349 5.8 53 122 17 23 571 9.5

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