3 K.J. Jackson
3 K.J. Jackson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Hightower
Previous College: Temple College
Position: G
gp 34
pts/g 12.8
fg % 40.6
3pt % 29.8
ft % 68.7
reb/g 3.8
a/g 3.1

Accolades: Selected to 2018-19 America East Second Team, All Defensive Team and All-Tournament Team.  

 

Record Book Material: Moved into second place on UMBC all-time list for thefts (77) in a season, just three shy of all-time leader Larry Simmons... The 77 thefts were the most-ever by a UMBC junior.  

 

2018-19: Posted a solid line of 10p-6r-6a in just 21 minutes vs. Shenandoah... Became the first Retriever to score 20 in 2018-19, hitting that mark vs. Manhattan... Swished his first four treys of the night and added team highs of 7 caroms and helpers... Misfired on 16 consecutive trey attempts, until knocking down a pair at NKU... Recorded 16 steals in a four-game stretch, capped by a 6-steal effort vs. American... Added 9 assists vs. the Eagles... Scored UMBC sesaon-high 31 points at Drexel on Dec. 8... His 27 second-half points is the most-ever by a Retriever in one half of play... Jay Greene (vs. UNH, Feb. 10, 2009) and Derell Thompson (at Towson, Feb. 15, 1992) each had 25 points in a half... His 13 field goals made is tied for ninth-most in a game on UMBC’s all-time list - the most recent entry was Will Darley (13/16), who netted 38 vs. UML on Feb. 18, 2017... Scored 17 pts. (7/9 fg) and 4 steals before fouling out after 23 minutes vs. UAlbany on Jan. 19... Averaged 15.8 ppg over his last 13 games, ending the season with 11 straight in double figures... Finished the season 18th in the nation with 2.26 steals per game and 19th with 77 thefts...Lead America East in steals per game (2.3) and total steals (77) and finished seventh with 3.1 assists per game.

 

Background: Scored the most points in a single season (801, 2017-18) and in Temple College (Texas) school history (1,404) in two junior college campaigns… Finished third in the nation in scoring a season ago, averaging 25.8 points per game for the Leopards… Earned First Team All-Region V and All-Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference honors… The Texas junior college Player of the Year, leading the Leopards to a 23-8 record… In addition to his scoring prowess, averaged 5.0 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.5 steals per game in his tenure…  A three-year letter winner and starter at Fort Bend Hightower High School… Named District 20-6A Most Valuable Player and helped lead his team to a district championship, with a school record of 30-5, a top ten ranking in the state of Texas, and to the third round of the playoffs as a senior… Tabbed All-State for football as a senior in the fall of 2015… Considering a major in sociology and interested in the field of criminal justice… Full name is Kaelin Jackson… Father Nolan competed in football at Prairie View A&M… Lists favorite professional teams as NFL’s Houston Texans and NBA’s Houston Rockets… Not-so-hidden talent is “making food disappear”…Son of Silvia and Nolan Jackson

Recent Games
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 16
Games started 33 16
Minutes 1098 527
Minutes per game 32.3 32.9
FG 156-384 81-192
FG Pct 40.6 42.2
3PT 45-151 23-73
3PT Pct 29.8 31.5
FT 79-115 30-43
FT Pct 68.7 69.8
Off rebounds 24 13
Def rebounds 104 46
Total rebounds 128 59
Rebounds per game 3.8 3.7
Personal fouls 87 48
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 107 39
Turnovers 114 51
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.8
Steals 77 37
Blocks 14 7
Points 436 215
Points per game 12.8 13.4
Points per 40 min 15.9 16.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 1 26 1-9 11.1 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 7
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 1 21 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 10
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 1 36 7-10 70.0 4-7 57.1 2-2 100.0 20
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 1 42 3-12 25.0 0-5 0.0 5-10 50.0 11
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 34 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 4-8 50.0 8
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 1 24 1-9 11.1 0-2 0.0 5-8 62.5 7
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 1 36 1-10 10.0 0-3 0.0 4-4 100.0 6
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 1 29 2-7 28.6 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 1 32 3-8 37.5 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 8
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 1 28 13-17 76.5 2-5 40.0 3-3 100.0 31
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 1 45 5-15 33.3 1-7 14.3 6-8 75.0 17
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 1 28 6-13 46.2 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 1 28 4-12 33.3 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 10
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 1 26 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 6
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 1 22 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 14
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 1 34 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 2-5 40.0 4
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 1 41 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 6
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 1 36 4-14 28.6 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 11
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 30 4-10 40.0 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 10
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 23 7-9 77.8 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 17
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 1 27 3-9 33.3 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 8
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 1 33 7-16 43.8 3-7 42.9 4-5 80.0 21
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 1 35 3-12 25.0 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 9
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 1 31 5-11 45.5 2-5 40.0 4-5 80.0 16
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 1 32 8-18 44.4 3-9 33.3 3-3 100.0 22
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 1 32 4-8 50.0 1-4 25.0 3-6 50.0 12
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 1 35 6-13 46.2 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 17
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 1 36 7-13 53.8 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 18
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 1 27 7-16 43.8 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 16
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 1 37 7-14 50.0 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 18
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 1 38 5-14 35.7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 10
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 1 33 5-12 41.7 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 11
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 1 45 6-16 37.5 1-5 20.0 8-10 80.0 21
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 1 36 5-13 38.5 2-7 28.6 3-4 75.0 15
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 1 26 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 1 21 1 5 6 6 2 3.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 1 36 0 7 7 7 5 1.4 0 0 2 0
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 1 42 0 2 2 4 3 1.3 4 0 3 0
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 34 0 1 1 5 3 1.7 2 0 1 0
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 1 24 0 1 1 2 4 0.5 4 1 1 0
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 1 36 0 5 5 9 4 2.3 6 1 4 0
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 1 29 0 3 3 0 4 0.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 1 32 0 5 5 5 5 1.0 4 0 1 0
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 1 28 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 2 0 3 0
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 1 45 3 2 5 4 5 0.8 2 0 4 0
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 1 28 0 1 1 5 3 1.7 1 0 1 0
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 1 28 2 2 4 5 4 1.3 0 2 1 0
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 1 26 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 1 22 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 3 0 3 0
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 1 34 0 3 3 5 3 1.7 3 0 2 -
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 1 41 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 2 1 2 -
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 1 36 0 2 2 3 4 0.8 4 1 3 0
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 30 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 -
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 23 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 4 0 5 1
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 1 27 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 1 2 3 0
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 1 33 2 3 5 2 4 0.5 3 0 2 0
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 1 35 1 4 5 3 3 1.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 1 31 0 4 4 1 4 0.3 1 1 5 0
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 1 32 2 2 4 3 3 1.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 1 32 1 4 5 5 3 1.7 3 1 1 -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 1 35 1 5 6 0 3 0.0 3 0 4 -
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 1 36 1 3 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 4 -
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 1 27 1 3 4 2 4 0.5 2 0 1 -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 1 37 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 3 0
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 1 38 2 2 4 3 5 0.6 2 0 5 0
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 1 33 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 3 1 3 0
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 1 45 2 6 8 2 6 0.3 2 1 4 0
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 1 36 0 1 1 3 4 0.8 3 1 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 34 33 32.3 4.6-11.3 40.6 1.3-4.4 29.8 2.3-3.4 68.7 12.8
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 34 33 32.3 4.6-11.3 40.6 1.3-4.4 29.8 2.3-3.4 68.7 12.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 34 33 1098 156-384 40.6 45-151 29.8 79-115 68.7 436
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 34 33 1098 156-384 40.6 45-151 29.8 79-115 68.7 436
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 34 33 32.3 5.7-14.0 40.6 1.6-5.5 29.8 2.9-4.2 68.7 15.9
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 34 33 32.3 5.7-14.0 40.6 1.6-5.5 29.8 2.9-4.2 68.7 15.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 34 33 32.3 0.7 3.1 3.8 2.6 0.0 3.1 3.4 0.9 2.3 0.4
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 34 33 32.3 0.7 3.1 3.8 2.6 0.0 3.1 3.4 0.9 2.3 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 34 33 1098 24 104 128 87 1 107 114 0.9 77 14
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 34 33 1098 24 104 128 87 1 107 114 0.9 77 14
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 34 33 32.3 0.9 3.8 4.7 3.2 0.0 3.9 4.2 0.9 2.8 0.5
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 34 33 32.3 0.9 3.8 4.7 3.2 0.0 3.9 4.2 0.9 2.8 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 34 33 32.3 4.6-11.3 40.6 1.3-4.4 29.8 2.3-3.4 68.7 12.8
Conference 16 16 32.9 5.1-12.0 42.2 1.4-4.6 31.5 1.9-2.7 69.8 13.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 17 32.7 4.8-11.2 42.4 1.4-4.5 31.2 2.1-2.9 73.5 13.1
Away 14 14 31.6 4.9-11.6 42.3 1.5-4.6 32.8 2.1-2.9 72.5 13.4
Neutral 3 2 33.3 2.0-10.0 20.0 0.0-3.3 0.0 4.7-8.7 53.8 8.7
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Wins 21 20 32.2 5.1-11.4 44.8 1.5-4.9 31.4 2.2-3.4 63.9 13.9
Losses 13 13 32.5 3.8-11.2 33.8 1.0-3.8 26.5 2.5-3.3 76.7 11.1
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November 8 7 31.0 2.6-9.1 28.8 1.1-3.8 30.0 3.1-5.0 62.5 9.5
December 7 7 29.9 5.4-11.1 48.7 1.3-4.6 28.1 1.9-2.6 72.2 14.0
January 8 8 32.4 4.0-10.6 37.6 1.4-4.4 31.4 1.4-2.2 61.1 10.8
February 7 7 32.9 6.3-13.3 47.3 1.7-5.0 34.3 2.7-3.6 76.0 17.0
March 4 4 38.0 5.2-13.8 38.2 1.0-4.8 21.1 2.8-3.5 78.6 14.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 34 33 1098 156-384 40.6 45-151 29.8 79-115 68.7 436
Conference 16 16 527 81-192 42.2 23-73 31.5 30-43 69.8 215
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 17 556 81-191 42.4 24-77 31.2 36-49 73.5 222
Away 14 14 442 69-163 42.3 21-64 32.8 29-40 72.5 188
Neutral 3 2 100 6-30 20.0 0-10 0.0 14-26 53.8 26
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Wins 21 20 676 107-239 44.8 32-102 31.4 46-72 63.9 292
Losses 13 13 422 49-145 33.8 13-49 26.5 33-43 76.7 144
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November 8 7 248 21-73 28.8 9-30 30.0 25-40 62.5 76
December 7 7 209 38-78 48.7 9-32 28.1 13-18 72.2 98
January 8 8 259 32-85 37.6 11-35 31.4 11-18 61.1 86
February 7 7 230 44-93 47.3 12-35 34.3 19-25 76.0 119
March 4 4 152 21-55 38.2 4-19 21.1 11-14 78.6 57
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 34 33 32.3 5.7-14.0 40.6 1.6-5.5 29.8 2.9-4.2 68.7 15.9
Conference 16 16 32.9 6.1-14.6 42.2 1.7-5.5 31.5 2.3-3.3 69.8 16.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 17 32.7 5.8-13.7 42.4 1.7-5.5 31.2 2.6-3.5 73.5 16.0
Away 14 14 31.6 6.2-14.8 42.3 1.9-5.8 32.8 2.6-3.6 72.5 17.0
Neutral 3 2 33.3 2.4-12.0 20.0 0.0-4.0 0.0 5.6-10.4 53.8 10.4
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Wins 21 20 32.2 6.3-14.1 44.8 1.9-6.0 31.4 2.7-4.3 63.9 17.3
Losses 13 13 32.5 4.6-13.7 33.8 1.2-4.6 26.5 3.1-4.1 76.7 13.6
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November 8 7 31.0 3.4-11.8 28.8 1.5-4.8 30.0 4.0-6.5 62.5 12.3
December 7 7 29.9 7.3-14.9 48.7 1.7-6.1 28.1 2.5-3.4 72.2 18.8
January 8 8 32.4 4.9-13.1 37.6 1.7-5.4 31.4 1.7-2.8 61.1 13.3
February 7 7 32.9 7.7-16.2 47.3 2.1-6.1 34.3 3.3-4.3 76.0 20.7
March 4 4 38.0 5.5-14.5 38.2 1.1-5.0 21.1 2.9-3.7 78.6 15.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 34 33 32.3 0.7 3.1 3.8 2.6 0.0 3.1 3.4 0.9 2.3 0.4
Conference 16 16 32.9 0.8 2.9 3.7 3.0 0.1 2.4 3.2 0.8 2.3 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 32.7 0.9 3.6 4.5 3.0 0.1 3.6 3.4 1.1 2.2 0.4
Away 14 14 31.6 0.6 2.8 3.4 2.2 0.0 2.5 3.3 0.8 2.1 0.5
Neutral 3 2 33.3 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.7 0.0 3.7 3.3 1.1 3.3 0.3
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Wins 21 20 32.2 0.9 3.4 4.2 2.6 0.0 3.3 3.3 1.0 2.3 0.4
Losses 13 13 32.5 0.5 2.5 3.0 2.5 0.0 2.9 3.4 0.9 2.2 0.5
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November 8 7 31.0 0.3 3.3 3.5 1.9 0.0 4.4 3.4 1.3 2.4 0.3
December 7 7 29.9 1.0 3.1 4.1 2.1 0.0 3.7 3.4 1.1 1.9 0.3
January 8 8 32.4 0.6 2.6 3.3 2.6 0.1 2.4 3.1 0.8 2.5 0.5
February 7 7 32.9 0.9 3.3 4.1 3.1 0.0 2.4 3.0 0.8 2.1 0.4
March 4 4 38.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 3.5 0.0 2.5 4.3 0.6 2.5 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 34 33 1098 24 104 128 87 1 107 114 0.9 77 14
Conference 16 16 527 13 46 59 48 1 39 51 0.8 37 7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 556 15 61 76 51 1 61 58 1.1 37 6
Away 14 14 442 9 39 48 31 0 35 46 0.8 30 7
Neutral 3 2 100 0 4 4 5 0 11 10 1.1 10 1
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Wins 21 20 676 18 71 89 55 1 69 70 1.0 48 8
Losses 13 13 422 6 33 39 32 0 38 44 0.9 29 6
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November 8 7 248 2 26 28 15 0 35 27 1.3 19 2
December 7 7 209 7 22 29 15 0 26 24 1.1 13 2
January 8 8 259 5 21 26 21 1 19 25 0.8 20 4
February 7 7 230 6 23 29 22 0 17 21 0.8 15 3
March 4 4 152 4 12 16 14 0 10 17 0.6 10 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 34 33 32.3 0.9 3.8 4.7 3.2 0.0 3.9 4.2 0.9 2.8 0.5
Conference 16 16 32.9 1.0 3.5 4.5 3.6 0.1 3.0 3.9 0.8 2.8 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 32.7 1.1 4.4 5.5 3.7 0.1 4.4 4.2 1.1 2.7 0.4
Away 14 14 31.6 0.8 3.5 4.3 2.8 0.0 3.2 4.2 0.8 2.7 0.6
Neutral 3 2 33.3 0.0 1.6 1.6 2.0 0.0 4.4 4.0 1.1 4.0 0.4
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Wins 21 20 32.2 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.3 0.1 4.1 4.1 1.0 2.8 0.5
Losses 13 13 32.5 0.6 3.1 3.7 3.0 0.0 3.6 4.2 0.9 2.7 0.6
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November 8 7 31.0 0.3 4.2 4.5 2.4 0.0 5.6 4.4 1.3 3.1 0.3
December 7 7 29.9 1.3 4.2 5.6 2.9 0.0 5.0 4.6 1.1 2.5 0.4
January 8 8 32.4 0.8 3.2 4.0 3.2 0.2 2.9 3.9 0.8 3.1 0.6
February 7 7 32.9 1.0 4.0 5.0 3.8 0.0 3.0 3.7 0.8 2.6 0.5
March 4 4 38.0 1.1 3.2 4.2 3.7 0.0 2.6 4.5 0.6 2.6 0.8