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Jason Parker
14   Jason Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Memorial HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L



Career at Tulsa ?? A four-year letterwinner . . . played in all 133 games since coming to Tulsa, and started 63 career games . . . had 72 career double-figure scoring games . . . had 17 career 20+ scoring games . . . surpassed the 1,000 career point total vs. ORU as a senior and completed his career with 1,401 points . . . ranks 10th on the school's career scoring chart . . . has 322 career assists to rank sixth on the school's all-time list . . . his 163 career 3-pointers made also ranks sixth on the school?s all-time chart . . . ranks seventh on the school's career steals list with 166. . . had three career 30+ scoring games . . . had gone over 400 points for two consecutive years, becoming just the 21st player in school history to surpass 400 points in consecutive seasons . . . has career averages of 10.5 points (1,401), 2.5 rebounds (327), 2.4 assists (322) and 1.2 steals (166) . . . was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-America selection . . . a two-time all-WAC second team performer . . . a three-time all-WAC Academic selection.

In the Postseason ?? Played in nine postseason tournament games . . . had postseason tournament averages of 6.3 points and 1.8 assists, and NCAA Tournament averages of 13.8 points and 3.5 assists . . . tallied 20.5 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds in two games in the 2003 NCAA Tournament . . . had a career tournament best of 24 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds vs. Dayton . . . added 17 points and 3 assists in the 2003 second round vs. Wisconsin . . . averaged 7.0 points and 2.0 assists in two 2002 NCAA Tournament games . . . had 11 points in 24 minutes against Kentucky in 2002 . . . played in all five NIT games in 2001, while seeing 9.0 minutes of playing time . . . tallied two points, two assists and five rebounds in the NIT . . . had 3 rebounds and one assist in the NIT Championship game against Alabama.

2003-04 ?? Started all 29 games . . . was a preseason all-WAC selection in both the media and coaches polls . . . named second-team CoSIDA Academic All-America . . . was among the top-three finalists for the Creamland Daires Collegiate Basketball Award of Excellence . . . was a second-team all-WAC performer for the second consecutive year . . . averaged 16.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.6 steals . . . led Tulsa in scoring in 15 games and assists 13 times . . . had 10 games of 20+ points . . . had 25 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds vs. Rice (2-14-04) . . . had his streak of 26 straight double-digit scoring games snapped with 8 points vs. UTEP (2-7-04) . . . had 21 points and 3 steals vs. Nevada (2-2-04) . . . totaled a game-high 26 points vs. Hawaii (1-31-04) . . . had 25 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists vs. San Jose State (1-29-04) . . . had a season-best 30 points vs. Fresno State (1-24-04) . . . had 18 points, a career-best 9 rebounds, 6 assists and a season-high 4 steals vs. Texas State . . . had a streak of 30 straight free throws made during the season.

2002-03 ?? Started all 32 games . . . was a second-team all-WAC selection . . . earned third-team Verizon Academic All-America accolades . . . averaged 15.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game . . . led Tulsa in scoring, assists and steals . . . ranked second in the WAC in free throw percentage (.842), third in steals (1.88) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.70), fourth in assists (4.06), fifth in scoring (15.4), 10th in field goal percentage (.432) and 13th in 3-pointers made (1.58) . . . scored in double-figures in 28 games . . . led Tulsa in scoring 12 times, assists 17 times and steals 18 times . . . scored 20+ points in seven games . . . played in his 100th career game against UTEP (3-13-03) in the WAC quarterfinals . . . had a career NCAA tournament-best of 24 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds vs. Dayton . . . had 10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals vs. Nevada in the WAC finals . . . had 12 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds vs. Hawaii in the WAC semifinals . . . had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists vs. UTEP (3-13-03) in the WAC quarterfinals . . . tallied 24 points, 6 assists and 3 steals vs. Gonzaga . . . had 17 points, a career-high 8 assists, 6 rebounds and 3 steals vs. SMU (2-19-03) . . . has scored 30+ points on two occasions this season . . . had a career-best 33 points and added 3 assists and 3 steals vs. Louisiana Tech (2-10-03) . . . the other 30-point game came against Wichita State with 30 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals . . . had 22 points, 4 assists and a career-best 6 steals vs. Hawaii (2-1-03) . . . scored 19 points, including 14 of Tulsa?s final 23 points, against SMU (1-25-03) . . . had a team-best 19 points and added 3 steals and 2 rebounds vs. UTEP (1-16-03) . . . scored 15 of his 19 points and of the team?s 21 points in the final 7:44 against UTEP . . . had his third-best career total with 25 points against TCU, while dishing out 7 assists and added 5 rebounds . . . connected on 8-of-13 from three-point range vs. Wichita State to set a new school record for three-pointers made . . . was named the WAC Player of the Week (Dec. 2-8) for his performance against Wichita State. 2001-02 ?? Averaged 8.6 points, 2.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 34 games . . . scored in double digits in 16 games . . . ranked third in the WAC in assist-to-turnover margin with a 2.12 ratio, and ranked 11th in steals (1.21) . . . led Tulsa in steals 11 times and in assists four times . . . tied a career-best with 18 points against Hawaii (3-9-02) in the WAC Championship game . . . had 9 points and 3 rebounds vs. Fresno State (3-8-020 in the WAC semifinals . . . had 14 points, 3 assists and 2 steals in 22 minutes vs. Boise State (3-7-02) in the first round of the WAC Tournament . . . tallied 14 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds and 2 steals vs. UTEP (2-9-02) . . . had 9 points, 5 assists and 2 steals vs. Boise State (2-7-02) . . . had 11 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists vs. Fresno State (1-31-02) . . . tallied 12 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals vs. Rice . . . had 11 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and 2 steals vs. Hawaii . . . saw his first career start against SMU, and responded with 16 points and a career-best 7 assists . . . totaled 13 points in 22 minutes vs. San Jose State . . . had 11 points in a season-high 28 minutes vs. Louisiana Tech . . . had 12 points and 2 assists vs. BYU-Hawaii . . . connected on 3-of-4 three-pointers for 9 points against Montana . . . had 11 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Texas A&M . . . tallied a career-best 18 points vs. SW Missouri State, while adding 3 assists and 2 rebounds in 25 minutes . . . had 11 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes vs. Grambling . . . tallied 10 points in 18 minutes vs. Morris Brown . . . was an all-Academic Western Athletic Conference selection.

2000-01 ?? Played in all 37 games, while averaging 7.6 minutes of playing time . . . averaged 2.9 points and 1.4 rebounds . . . shot .400 from three-point range (14-of-35) . . . had two double-figure scoring games with 10 points vs. Oral Roberts and a career-best 13 points vs. Rice (2-8-01) . . . had season-bests of 4 rebounds twice, 4 assists against SMU (2-3-01) and 2 steals vs. SMU (2-24-01) . . . led Tulsa in steals in three games.

High School ?? Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Memorial High School . . . led his team to a 22-5 record and the Class 6A state semifinals as a senior . . . averaged 24.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.1 steals his senior season . . . shot 46.3-percent from the field and 73.7-percent from the free throw line as a senior . . . was named to the Daily Oklahoman Super Five team and was a first-team Tulsa World all-state selection . . . led all Class 6A schools in scoring (24.8) and steals (84) as a senior . . . was a three-year all-district selection and first-team all-Green Country selection . . . earned first-team all-metro accolades as a junior and senior, while earning second-team all-metro merits his sophomore season . . . completed his prep career as the school's all-time leading scorer, while averaging 22.3 career points . . . was ranked among the top-150 high school seniors in the nation . . . was named to Athlon Sports top-200 seniors . . . earned honorable mention All-America merits by Street and Smith's magazine . . . was named the MVP of the district and conference as a senior . . . scored at a 22.4 clip his junior season, and added four rebounds and four assists . . . was named among USA Today's top-10 for the state of Oklahoma both his junior and senior seasons . . . averaged 19.8 points his junior season . . . high school basketball coach was Robert Sprague.

Personal ?? Earned second-team Academic All-America accolades as a senior, and third team honors as a junior . . . entered his freshman campaign already with 24 college credit hours . . . has been named to the Dean's List in all six semesters . . . favorite food is apple pie . . . lists ?He Got Game?, ?Matrix?, and ?Lord of the Rings? as his favorite movies . . . three words he uses to best describe himself are ?determined, disciplined and well-rounded? . . . participated in the 2003 Adidas All-American Camp for pro prospects . . . his father, Johnny, is a law professor at Tulsa and his mother, Linda, is a high school counselor . . . parents are Johnny and Linda Parker . . . earned his degree in management information systems at the end of his junior season . . . working on a second degree in economics as a senior . . . born December 18, 1981 in Oxford, Mississippi.

Parker's Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
00-0137-037-105.35214-35.40020-33.60652-1.43316029-0108-2.9
01-0234-1105-236.44546-116.39738-64.59468-2.07241142-0294-8.6
02-0333-33167-387.43252-152.342123-146.842106-3.213462661-1509-15.4
03-0429-29169-434.38951-136.375101-131.771101-3.58347362-2490-16.9
Totals133-63478-1162.424163-439.371282-374.754327-2.532216610194-31401-10.5

Parker's NCAA Tournament Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
00-015-01-11.1000-5.0000-4.0005-1.02103-02-0.4
01-022-04-14.2863-6.5003-5.6001-0.54014-014-7.0
02-032-216-28.5715-7.7144-5.8006-3.010313-041-20.5
Totals9-221-53.3968-18.4447-14.50012-1.3164210-057-6.3
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