Jim Jackson, one of the all-time great players in Ohio State men’s basketball history and currently the program’s seventh all-time leading scorer, is among six former players and two coaches who have been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
Jackson piled up 1,785 points in just three seasons at Ohio State, from 1989-92. Jackson averaged 5.9 rebounds and four assists per game while shooting over 50 percent from the field.
He led Ohio State to Big Ten titles in 1991 and 1992 and was a two-time All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year.
In February of 2001, his No. 22 was retired.
During his 14 NBA seasons, Jackson was on the active roster of 12 different teams, tying the league record shared with Joe Smith, Tony Massenburg and Chucky Brown. He played for Dallas, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Golden State, Portland, Atlanta, Cleveland, Miami, Sacramento, Houston, Phoenix and the LA Lakers.
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