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#51 Jason Wilson Season 2023-24

DeQuincy, La.
Previous School
Trinity Valley JC
High School
DeQuincy HS

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Received his bachelor’s degree in general studies in the Spring of 2003.


Earned a scholarship his senior season after walking on as a junior from Trinity Valley Junior College … As a junior was forced to play more minutes because of the injury to Brad Bridgewater … Added depth to the forward position for the 2001-2002 team.

Wilson saw action in 30 games his senior season for LSU, starting one game … He averaged 10.6 minutes per game, 1.7 points per game and 2.1 rebounds a game … Biggest bucket of senior season was a tip-in in overtime to give LSU a lead it would never relinquish against the Bulldogs, starting LSU on its 7-4 finish over the last 11 games … Season high points was nine against McNeese State on Dec. 15 … Had best of seven rebounds against Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament semis (March 9)

Played in all 29 games, starting one, while averaging 3.7 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game and 16.9 minutes a game … Wilson hit 50.6 percent of his field goal attempts (44-of-87) … In the last 10 games of the regular season, Wilson averaged 6.8 points a game and 23.6 minutes a game, raising his season scoring aveage from 2.2 to 3.7 points per game … Had tow games in that span in double figures: the Arkansas game at Fayetteville (Feb. 17) when he made his only start and scored a season high 14 points; the Ole Miss overtime win at home (Feb. 28) when he scored 10 … Had career high nine rebounds at Ole Miss (Feb. 7).

Strong junior college credentials … Averaged 14 points per game, 10.1 rebounds per game to go with 2.5 assists per game … All-Region and All-Conference 14 Basketball at TJCC … All-Tournament Region 14 TJCC … All Super-Soph Team TJCC … Third-team All-American TJCC … Played football, basketball and participated in track and field in high school at DeQuincy High School … Played tight end in football and competed in the 100-meter hurdles and triple jump in track and field … Team was state runnerup in 1995 in both football and track … Two-time All-District in football, first team All-Southwest Louisiana and All-State in basketball.

Full name is Jason Reese Wilson … Born on Aug. 27, 1979 in Sulphur, La. … Right-handed … Parents are the late Jack Wilson and Leatrice Wilson … Ten older brothers or sisters.. Chose LSU because “It’s the state school and I love LSU.” … List Charles Barkley as one who had a big influence on him, because “despite being only 6-4, he still became one of the best power forwards … Major is Communications … Plays the drums … Favorite NBA team is he Los Angeles Lakers and favorite player is Shaquille O’Neal.

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