Jalen Pendleton
    Jalen  Pendleton



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    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 205



    Jalen Pendleton emerging as team leader for Saluki Basketball

    Junior guard has dished 13 assists in SIU's last five games.


    Sophomore Jalen Pendleton redefining the term hybrid forward

    Evansville native comes off the bench to be team's second-leading scorer.


    Two-sport star Jalen Pendleton settling in as college basketball freshman


    Missouri State knocks off Men's Basketball, 61-53, in first round of MVC Tournament

    Desmar Jackson and Anthony Beane led Southern with 12 points apiece.


    Men's Basketball hosts UNI on Senior Night at SIU Arena on Wednesday

    The Salukis will honor three senior players -- Kendal Brown-Surles, Jeff Early and T.J. Lindsay -- during pre-game ceremonies.


    2014-15 JUNIOR
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 32 games and made 14 starts...Missed the Indiana State game on Feb. 21 with a concussion...Was second on the team in assists (51) and steals (34)...Led the team in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4)...Fourth on the team in scoring (6.6).

    2013-14 SOPHOMORE
    Game-By-Game Stats
    *MVC All-Bench team
    The team's third-leading scorer (9.1 ppg)...Scored the game-winning basket with 5.8 seconds left at Loyola on Jan. 8...Reached double figures in 15 games, including 10 of the first 14 games.

    2012-13 FRESHMAN
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Came on strong at the end of the season as he averaged 8.0 points in the last nine games...Named MVC Newcomer of the Week after a career-high 17 points at Indiana State on Feb. 9 and scoring the final six points in a 64-62 win over Wichita State on Feb. 5...Had a break-out performance vs. New Orleans with 14 points and two steals in 27 minutes...Prior to that game, he had played 36 total minutes combined and scored four points.

    High School
    The Evansville Courier & Press Metro Player of the Year in both basketball and football during the 2011-12 school year...As a senior, he averaged 21.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 4.4 assists and led the Bulldogs to a 23-5 record and their first Class 3A semi-state appearance since 2007....Named high honorable mention All-State by The Associated Press his senior year...As a quarterback in football, he passed for 1,378 yards and rushed for 1,191 as a senior. He totaled 13 touchdowns.

    Dawg Bites
    Born Aug. 1, 1993...Son of Stacey and Dion Pendleton...Is the youngest of two brothers and one sister...Cousin, Raimond Pendleton, played wide receiver for Kansas.