Jason Ward
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    Jason Ward

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Hyde Park

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 205

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    08/10/1979


    Worth Knowing: A muscular power forward who brings a defensive and rebounding presence on the interior...Stood just 5-foot-6 as a freshman in high school, but has grown one foot since then...Is continuing to develop his offensive skills.

    2000-01: Became a starter in the pivot midway through the season and started 16 of 30 games overall... Had a career-high nine points versus Ball State and Drake...Gathered a career-best eight rebounds against Troy State...Shot 48 percent from the field.

    1999-00: Redshirted.

    High School: Played sparingly as a junior at Thornwood High School under Coach Kevin Hayhurst before a major growth spurt boosted his height to 6-foot-6...Averaged 11.0 ppg and 7.0 rpg as a senior and was named SICA East All-Conference...Selected to play in the Chicago City vs. Suburban All-Star game.

    Saturday, Feb 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. W, 75-60
    Wednesday, Feb 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Evansville, Ind. 3:00 PM
    Wednesday, Feb 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Normal, Ill. 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:00 PM
    Thursday, Mar 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. TBA
    Friday, Mar 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. TBA
    Saturday, Mar 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. TBA
    Sunday, Mar 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. 1:05 PM