Tulsa's Parker Named Academic All-American
March 4, 2004
Stamford, Connecticut - University of Tulsa senior student-athlete Jason Parker was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team this year, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
It is the second consecutive season that Parker has earned CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. He was named to the Academic All-America third team last year.
Parker, a 6'2" senior guard, completed his undergraduate degree last year by earning his bachelor's degree in management information systems in May 2003. This year Parker is working towards a second degree in economics. He has maintained a 3.52 grade point average at Tulsa.
Parker will be playing in his final home game this Saturday as the Hurricane hosts Louisiana Tech at the Reynolds Center. In 26 games, Parker averages a team-leading 17.2 points, 2.9 assists and 1.8 steals per contest. He has scored over 20 points in 10 games this season and had a season-high 30 points at Fresno State.
A four-year letterwinner and two-year starter, Parker has played in 130 career games to rank seventh on the school's all-time games played chart. He currently ranks 14th on the school's career scoring chart with 1,359 points, seventh on the assists (315) and steals (162) charts and sixth on the career-three-point field goals made list (159). He has had 68 games scoring in double-figures.
Parker has been named three times to the all-WAC Academic Team and made the school's Dean's List seven times.
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