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Jeff Peterson
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Jeff Peterson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Springfield, MO

High School:
DeMatha Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 192

Position:
Guard

2008-09 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2008-09 - - missed final seven games due to hamstring injury . . . started all 25 games in which he played . . . led team in assists (4.2), ranked second in steals (1.2) and third in scoring (10.6) while scoring in double figures in 13 games . . . led team in scoring in five games, in assists in 17 games and in steals 11 in games . . . 10 points and two assists before leaving game with injury in second half at Wisconsin . . . 16 points, five assists, four rebounds and career-best four steals in win over Northwestern . . . 12 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals at Indiana . . . 12 points and six assists with no turnovers at Illinois . . . 14 points, two rebounds and five assists vs. Michigan State . . . 16 points, tied a career-high with five rebounds and also added seven assists in win over Wisconsin . . . eight assists, five points and two steals at Purdue . . . 16 points and four rebounds vs. Minnesota . . . 16 points and five assists in win over Indiana . . . eight points, five assists and career-high three steals at Drake . . . 17 points and three rebounds in win over Iowa State . . . 18 points and five assists in win over Northern Iowa . . . named to all-tournament team at Las Vegas Invitational . . . 18 points (11-12 FT's) and six assists in win over Kansas State . . . 11 points and two rebounds vs. West Virginia . . . eight points, nine assists and two steals in win over Oakland.

2007-08 - - Played in 30 games, with 11 starts . . . averaged 5.2 points, 3.1 assists and two rebounds per game . . . six points and two assists at Penn State . . . seven points, three rebounds and four assists at Minnesota . . . six points, three rebounds and four assists against Wisconsin . . . three points, two rebounds and three assists in win over Ohio State . . . converted on 14-straight FT's before miss at Purdue . . . seven points, two assists and three rebounds at Purdue . . . 19 points (4-4 FG's, 2-2 3Pt FG's, 9-9 FT's), three rebounds and five assists in win over Penn State . . . matched career-high with nine assists in win at Michigan . . . eight points, two rebounds and two assists at Wisconsin . . . seven points, tied a career-high with five rebounds and five assists against Drake . . . four points and tied career-highs with five rebounds and two steals at Iowa State . . . did not play at Northern Iowa due to death in the family . . . nine points, career-high five rebounds and three assists vs. Louisiana-Monroe . . . five points, three rebounds and seven assists vs. Wake Forest . . . nine points and four assists in win over Florida Gulf Coast . . . career-high 20 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in win over Northern Colorado . . . 12 points, nine assists, four rebounds and two steals in in over Idaho State in first college game.

High school - - Earned first team all-conference honors as a senior and was honorable mention all-Metro in the Washington, DC area . . . named third team all-conference as a junior . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . candidate for DeMatha's U.S. Army Reserve Student-Athlete of the Year award . . . selected to play in Capital Classic in Washington, DC following senior season . . . served as team captain as a senior and was named team MVP . . . averaged 13.9 points, 7.7 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game as a senior, shooting 43% from three-point range and 79% from the free throw line . . . led DeMatha to a 33-6 record as a senior, leading DeMatha to its third straight Washington, DC city championship . . . DeMatha was ranked as high as second in the nation before being ranked 16th at the end of the season . . . averaged 10.1 points as a junior for DeMatha team that posted a 34-1 overall record and was ranked third in the nation at the end of the season . . . served as the sixth man as a sophomore, averaging seven points for a team that held a 29-2 record and was ranked ninth in the nation.

Personal - - Born 1/27/89 in Springfield, MO . . . business major . . . completed prep career with a 3.98 cumulative GPA . . . parents are Chiquita Hendrick and John Peterson . . . high school coach was Mike Jones.

Career Bests

Points: 20 vs. Northern Colorado, 11/14/07
Rebounds: 5, five times, last at Indiana, 2/4/09
FGM: 7 vs. Northern Colorado, 11/14/07
FGA: 13 at Illinois, 2/1/09
3-PT.FG: 3 vs. Northwestern, 2/7/09
3-PT.FGA: 6, twice, last vs. Northwestern, 2/7/09
FTM: 11 vs. Kansas State, 11/29/08
FTA: 12, twice, last vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
Assists: 9, three times, last vs. Oakland, 11/23/08
Steals: 4 vs. Northwestern, 2/07/09
Blocks: 1 at Indiana, 2/4/09
Minutes: 40, four times, last vs. Northwestern, 2/07/09

Peterson's Career Stats

YearG/GSFG-APCT3-PTPCTFT-APCTO-D-RBAVGPF-DIASTOBKSTPTSAVG
Fresh.30/1149-151.32514-52.26944-60.7336-55-612.066-392940191565.2
Soph.25/2581-180.45023-58.39780-97.82510-49-592.447-21067913026510.6
Career55/36130-331.39337-110.336124-157.79016-104-1202.2113-51981731494217.7
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