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Former Marshall Forward Robbie Jackson Transfers to UMBC; Retrievers Sign Philadelphia-Area Post Jacob Wasco
UMBC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Randy Monroe has announced that former
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He scored a career high of 12 points in a game at UTEP in the 2006-07 season and matched that total against the same Miners’ club on Feb. 20 of this past season.
Wasco, a 6’8”, 200-lb. forward, blossomed in his senior season at FLC after a very impressive 2007 summer. He was named the Most Improved Player in the Greater Philadelphia Summer School comprised of over 40 public and private school teams. He earned Second Team honors at the Hoop Magic Fall Jamboree after a 16-point, 11-rebound effort in the tournament semifinals.
In his first full season as a starter this winter, he averaged 11.7 points and 10.2 rebounds per game for the Wildcats. He also shot 62 percent from the floor and 82 percent from the free throw line and earned Honorable Mention honors from the PIAA 3A division.
Wasco helped the Wildcats to a 16-6 record and a quarterfinal appearance in the 3A district championships.