12  Cornelius Jackson
Cornelius Jackson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Hill, WV

High School:
Oak Hill

Last College:
Tennessee

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/28/1978

AT MARSHALL

• Sophomore Season •

Led the Mid-American Conference in assists with 145 ... also led the MAC in assist to turnover ratio as he had a mark of 1.91 ... had 11 points and five assists against Bluefield State ... collected five assists at Radford ... shot 67-percent (4-of-6) from the floor agaisnt UMass ... had 13 points at Miami ... had seven assists and four steals against Rio Grande ... scored 16 points in win at UNC Asheville ... recorded his first career double-double agaisnt Central Michigan (11 points and 10 assists) ... had 10 points agaisnt Eastern Michigan ... had 15 points in win over Kent ... had his highest point total at Marshall (20) in loss at Bowling Green ... led the Herd with 16 points agaisnt Miami ... named Marshall's Player of the Game for the Toyota Capital Classic after recording 16 points and four assists versus WVU ... equalled his career-high with 10 assists against Ball State ... had 14 points and seven assists at Eastern Michigan ... recorded his second double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 11 assists against Northern Illinois ... had 14 points versus Toledo ... had 12 points, six assists and five rebounds at Buffalo ... had 18 points and six assists against Bowling Green.

• Prior to Marshall •

Tranferred to Marshall after playing the 1996-97 season at the University of Tennessee ... started 21 of the Volunteers' 27 games ... averaged 3.6 points and 2.0 assists as a freshman ... sat out the 1997-98 season as a transfer.

• High School •

Named Player of the Year in West Virginia as a senior ... high school All-America pick ... ranked among the top 50 players in the 1995 Nike camp ... first-team all-state pick following junior and senior season ... averaged 28 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.8 steals as a senior ... finished his prep career with 1,487 points ... tallied 43 points against Cabell-Midland as a senior ... named Most Valuable Player of the Beckley All-Star game ... coached by Ron Lewis.

• Personal •

Son of Sheryl Jackson ... born on Jan. 28, 1978 ... majoring in health education.

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 23 • Morehead State*
Rebounds: 7 • Akron (1-9-99)
Assists: 11 • Northern Illinois (2-10-99)
Steals: 4 • Georgia* • Rio Grande (12-17-98)
Blocks: 1 • vs. four teams
Minutes: 41 • West Virginia (1-27-99)

* set while at Tennessee