Men's Basketball


Jeff Jordan
Jeff Jordan
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Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Highland Park, Ill.

High School:
Loyola Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
11/18/1988

AT ILLINOIS
2009-10 JUNIOR:
Played in 33 of 36 games, starting twice, and averaged career highs of 1.6 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists (third on team)... Averaged 13.8 minutes per game ... Scored career-high seven points vs. Vanderbilt (Dec. 8), hitting 3-of-4 shots in 13 minutes ... Dished out a career-high seven assists vs. Western Michigan (Dec. 13) ... Logged a career-high 32 minutes vs. Gonzaga (Jan. 2), equaling career high of seven assists to go along with career-best three steals ... Grabbed career-high five rebounds vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 21) ... Scored four points and tied career high with five boards vs. Bradley (Nov. 28) ... Earned first start vs. Iowa (Jan. 5), totaling five assists and four boards ... Six points on 3-of-3 shooting vs. Dayton (March 24).

2008-09 SOPHOMORE: Played in 33 of 34 games as a reserve point guard, averaging 8.4 minutes ... Averaged 1.0 points, 1.0 assists and 0.4 rebounds ... Averaged 15.0 minutes per game during the postseason while filling in for the injured Chester Frazier ... Earned a scholarship for the spring semester ... Shot nearly 44 percent from the field on the season (14-32) ... Scored season-high five points vs. Detroit (Dec. 20) ... Recorded a season-high six assists vs. Chicago State (Dec. 10) ... Played season-high 18 minutes vs. Hawaii (Dec. 8).

2007-08 FRESHMAN: Walk-on played in 26 games on the season, averaging 1.0 points and 0.5 rebounds ... Saw action as a defensive stopper while continuing to improve point guard skills in practice ... Scored season-high five points at Purdue (Jan. 19) ... Scored four points and had two assists vs. Purdue in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal (March 14).

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year varsity letterwinner and Chicago Catholic League All-Conference selection... Averaged 15 points as a senior ... Second-team All-State as a senior by the IBCA and special mention all-state by the Chicago Tribune and Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette ... Selected to play in the Jordan Brand All-America Game, City-Suburban All-Star Game and IBCA All-Star Game ... High school coach was Bryan Tucker.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 18, 1988 ... Parents are Michael Jordan and Juanita Jordan ... Majoring in psychology ... Nickname is Lil' J ... Has a younger brother, Marcus, and sister, Jasmine ... Marcus is a freshman on the basketball team at Central Florida ... Father's basketball accomplishments are far too great to even attempt listing ... Hobbies include playing video games and hanging out with friends ... Earliest basketball memory is the Chicago Bulls winning their first championship in 1991 ... Four-year high school honor roll student ... Earned an academic scholarship to Illinois ... Credits his father for most influencing his basketball career.

Jordan's Career Statistics

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 26-0 139 5.3 7 24 .292 1 3 .333 11 18 .611 2 10 12 0.5 11 0 9 12 0 6 26 1.0
2008-09 33-0 278 8.4 14 32 .438 1 3 .333 3 8 .375 3 9 12 0.4 8 0 33 13 1 6 32 1.0
2009-10 33-2 454 13.8 22 50 .440 2 8 .250 6 10 .600 16 28 44 1.3 32 0 56 26 3 13 52 1.6
TOTAL 92-2 871 9.5 43 106 .406 4 14 .286 20 36 .556 21 47 68 0.7 51 0 98 51 4 25 110 1.2


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