2018-19 Men's Basketball Roster

Mark Kuhlmann/Omaha Athletics
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Mark Kuhlmann/Omaha Athletics
Mark Kuhlmann/Omaha Athletics
Zach Jackson

21 Zach Jackson

Biography

Honors and Awards
•Second-team All-Summit (2017-18)

As a Junior (2017-18)
Second-team All-Summit...Started all 31 games...Averaged a team-leading 17.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game...Scored in double figures in all but three games and had four double-doubles...Had 12 20-point scoring performances...Scored in double figures in 21 consecutive games from Nov. 25 to Feb. 14...Ranked 75th nationally for field goal percentage (.523)...Ranked in the top five in the Summit League in four categories: fourth for field goal percentage (.523) and free throws made (121) and fifth for scoring (17.6) and field goals made (192)...Posted 24 points, six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block at Oklahoma (Nov. 12)...Finished with 15 points, eight rebounds, two steals, an assist and a block at No. 18 Louisville (Nov. 17)...Hit four 3-pointers for 22 points vs. Jackson State (Nov. 25)...Posted 28 points on 10-of-17 shooting with five rebounds and a block at Washington (Dec. 3)...Registered a double-double on 13 points and 13 boards at Drake (Dec. 9)...Hit 8-of-11 from the field for 22 points vs. Arkansas State (Dec. 13)...Started a streak of three straight double-doubles with 18 points and 14 rebounds vs. Cornell College (Dec. 17)...The following night, posted 10 points, 10 caroms, two assists and a steal at No. 13 Kansas (Dec. 18)...Added 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting with a trio of threes, 10 rebounds and four steals vs. Montana State (Dec. 21)...Poured in a career-high 29 points on 13-of-23 shooting alongside six rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. South Dakota State (Jan. 6)...At Fort Wayne (Jan. 13), tallied 21 points and nine rebounds, then had 26 points, eight boards and two steals vs. Denver (Jan. 18)...Put up 20 points and seven rebounds at South Dakota State (Jan. 30)...Had another 25 points vs. Western Illinois (Feb. 8)...Hit 10-of-15 from the floor for 26 points and eight rebounds vs. Oral Roberts (Feb. 22)...Closed the season with 26 points and six rebounds vs. South Dakota (March 3).

As a Sophomore (2016-17)
Started 31 games, averaging 10.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.8 steals over 27.6 minutes per contest...Shot .461 (101-of-219) from the floor, .451 (41-of-91) from long range and .798 (91-of-114) at the free throw line...Scored in double figures in 21 games, including two 20-point performances...Opened the season with 14 points, a career-high eight rebounds, two assists and a steal at UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 12)...Matched his career high for rebounds with eight boards alongside 11 points, two steals and a block at Kansas State (Nov. 15)...The performance opened a stretch of six straight double-figure scoring games that lasted Nov. 19 to Dec. 3...Posted a career-high 21 points with a career-high-tying eight rebounds, a season-best three assists and a steal in Omaha's upset of Iowa (Dec. 3), shooting 6-of-9 with three 3-pointers and a 6-for-6 effort at the line...Put up 19 points and five caroms vs. Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 18)...Hit a season-high four triples for 13 points with six rebounds and an assist at North Dakota State (Dec. 31)...Scored 20 points and added four rebounds and a pair of steals at IUPUI (Jan. 11)...Tied his season high for assists with three helpers, six rebounds and three points vs. Western Illinois (Jan. 14)...Enjoyed another six-game double-figure scoring stretch from Feb. 11 to March 6...Had 13 points, three rebounds, a season-high three steals and an assist vs. Oral Roberts (Feb. 16).

As a Freshman (2015-16)
Appeared in all 32 games as a freshman, starting 24...Averaged 3.5 points and 2.1 rebounds over 15.1 minutes per game...Shot .821 (23-of-28) at the free throw line...Scored in double figures twice...Became the first true freshman to start a season opener since CJ Carter in 2011...Had the distinction of making the first basket in Baxter Arena history, hitting a jumper 52 seconds into Omaha's season opener vs. UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 13)...Scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting with a pair of 3-pointers, four rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block vs. Saint Mary's (Nov. 15)...Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds with eight points and an assist vs. UMKC (Nov. 17)...Matched his career high for rebounds twice more vs. Eastern Michigan (Dec. 1) and at Montana State (Dec. 6)...Also scored a career-high 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and a 6-of-6 effort while adding a career-best four steals at the line at MSU.

Wichita East High School
Played for Coach Joe Jackson at Wichita East High School...First-team all-state selection as a senior after leading his team to the state championship...Also earned second-team all-state recognition as a junior and was a first-team all-city and all-metro performer...Played AAU ball for Coach Jason Perez in the Next Level Hoops program.

Personal
Born Aug. 13, 1997 in Wichita, Kan....Parents are Jeff and Rita Jackson...Has one brother, Nathan...Majoring in business administration.

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