Desmar Jackson and Anthony Beane led Southern with 12 points apiece.
Jackson named Honorable-Mention All-Conference, while Beane named to All-Freshman team
Saluki guard averaged 16.5 points in wins over UNI and Drake
Jeff Early scored 26 points to lead SIU to its sixth win in its last eight games.
Salukis have won five-straight home games for first time since 2009.
*Honorable Mention All-MVC
Ranked sixth in the MVC in scoring (15.1 ppg), 10th in rebounding (5.4 rpg) and fourth in steals (1.9 spg)...From Jan. 9-15, he reeled off three-consecutive 20-point games at Wichita State (28), versus Indiana State (29) and at Bradley (21). The last Saluki to score 20+ in three consecutive games was Kent Williams, who posted four-straight in Nov./Dec. of 2001 versus Illinois (23), UIC (21), Indiana (22) and George Mason (26)...A two-time winner of MVC Newcomer of the Week honors (Dec. 3, Mar. 4)...Made the game-winning 3-pointer with 12 seconds left to beat Fresno State...Named to the All-Tournament team at the World Vision Challenge in Utah, where he averaged 22.7 points, 7.3 rebounds...Scored double figures all but six games.
Sat out the season after transferring from Wyoming.
University of Wyoming (2009-11)
Led the team in scoring as a sophomore in 2011 with 14.6 points per game...Ranked fifth in the Mountain West Conference in scoring and 13th in rebounding...In a game against nationally ranked BYU, Jackson had a season-high 23 points...Led the team in scoring 14 times and scored in double figures in 25 of 30 games...In 2010, he averaged 11.8 points and was named to the CollegeInsider.com Freshman All-America Team.
Warren G. Harding High School
Led Warren G. Harding to a 46-5 record in two seasons...Was a finalist for the Ohio Player of the Year Award his senior year. Honors and Awards...Played in the North-South All-Star game.
Born Aug. 9, 1990...Son of Valerie Jackson and Omar Provitt...Is second-youngest of five brothers and two sisters...Scored 804 points in his two-year career at Wyoming.