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Jason Bohannon
Jason Bohannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marion, Iowa

High School:
Linn-Mar

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
G

Experience:
3V

Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
2006-07 33/0
15.0
.445
.365
.839 1.5
35
3
11
4.6
2007-08 36/2
26.3
.429
.393
.867 2.4
50
3
15
8.2
2008-09 33/33
33.1
.381
.366
.810
3.1
55
4
14
10.3
2009-10 33/33 36.8 .458 .389 .873 3.6 71 14 30 11.6
Career 135/68 27.8 .425 .379 .848 2.6 211 24 70 8.7

A sharp-shooting guard, senior Jason Bohannon started all 33 games both his junior and senior year for the Badgers. After earning Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year honors in 2008, Bohannon followed that up by ranking third on the team with 10.3 points per game in 2009 and finishing his career 4th in UW history with 212 made 3-points. One of the conference's best free throw shooters, he was also the Badgers' most lethal 3-point threat. Has played in 135 career games (68 starts) and owns 58 career double-digit scoring games.

Honors: 2010 All-Big Ten third team ... 2008 Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year ... Owns UW record for consecutive made free throws with 39 straight in 2008 ... Named Iowa Mr. Basketball as a senior ... 35th member of UW's 1,000-point club

Record Books: Owns Wisconsin record for most consecutive made free throws with 39 straight in 2008 ... Played in 135 career games (68 starts), which ranks 2nd in school history. Joe Krabbenhoft owns record with 136 games ... Was a part of 105 wins during his career, tying the UW record ... Career 84.8% free throw shooter, ranking third in UW history ... Owned 58 career double-digit scoring efforts ... Ranked 4th in UW history with 212 made 3-pointers, just one behind Michael Finley ... Third in UW annals with 559 3-point attempts ... Became 35th member of UW's 1,000-point club vs. PSU and finished 24th in school history with 1,170 career points ... Connected on at least one 3-pointer in all but four games as a senior and all but eight over the final two seasons ... Led Big Ten in free throw pct. during 2008 conference games (.957)

Bohannon ranks 10th in school history with 144 made 3-pointers.


2009-10: Led the Badgers with 36.8 minutes per game, and played 40 minutes or more 10 times ... Minutes-per-game average of 36.8 is most for a UW player since Michael Finley averaged 37.0 in 1995 ... Ranked 9th in the Big Ten, shooting 38.9 percent from 3-point range ... Ranked 8th in the conference with an average of 2.1 made 3-pointers per game ... Led UW in free throw shooting at 87.3 percent, which ranks as the 6th-highest single-season FT percentage in UW history, besting his mark of 86.7 percent in 2008 ... Had 43 assists and 22 turnovers in Big Ten play (1.95 ratio) ... Third on the team in scoring with 11.6 points per game and led UW in seven games ... Scored 15 or more points in six straight games (MSU 2/2 to NU 2/21) ... Hit three or more 3-pointers 12 times over the course of the season ... Did not attempt a 3-pointer at Indiana for the first since Dec. 12, 2007 at Milwaukee, a streak of 87 games ... Posted career-high 30 points vs. Indiana. Tied UW record with seven 3-pointers (7-of-11). Registered UW's first 30-point outing since Alando Tucker had 32 vs. Pitt (12/16/06) ... Team-high 19 points, playing all 40 minutes vs. Michigan State ... Scored 20 points vs. Purdue ... Posted 10 points, four assists and zero turnovers vs. Duke ... Tied a career high with 20 points vs. Maryland, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range

2008-09: Led UW with an average of 33.1 minutes per game ... connected on 6-of-7 3-pointers vs. Illinois (2/5), equaling career highs with 20 points and six made treys ... set career-bests with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists vs. Northwestern (1/7) ... scored 16 points with four 3-pointers vs. Florida State in the NCAA tournament ... played a career-high 41 minutes against Iona ... owned a 1.90 assist-to-turnover ratio, which was second-best on the team ... ranked eighth in the Big Ten in free throw pct., making 68 of 84 (.810) ... his .388 shooting pct. from downtown in Big Ten action ranked eighth in the conference ... averaged 1.94 made 3-pointers per game, which was seventh-best in the Big Ten ... made at least one 3-pointer in 29 of 33 games this year, connecting on two or more in 14 of those

2007-08: Named Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year ... appeared in all 36 games (two starts) ... scored in double figures in eight of the final 14 games, averaging 10.6 ppg over that span ... posted 18 points at Indiana, making six three-pointers, one shy of the school record ... saw at least 25 minutes of action in 14 of 18 Big Ten games ... drained at least one three in 28 of 36 games ... led the Big Ten in free throw percentage during league games (.957) ... made a school-record 39 consecutive free throws during the season ... Led Badgers with .873 free throw pct. and 51 3-pointers ... connected on 31-of-70 (.443) three-pointers over final 16 games

2006-07: Played in 33 of 36 games, averaging 15.0 minutes per game ... did not commit his first turnover until the sixth game of the season (97 minutes of action) ... scored a career-high 11 points vs. Penn State and at Ohio State ... hit career-high three 3-pointers in first half against Florida International ... hit three 3's in second half at Ohio State ... led Big Ten freshmen in free-throw percentage (.839; min. 5 FTA) ... fourth among Big Ten freshmen in 3-pointers made (27) ... averaged 28 minutes and 8.5 points in two NCAA tournament games

High School: Named "Mr. Basketball" in the state of Iowa following his senior season ... also named Gatorade Iowa boys' basketball player of the year ... three-time Iowa Newspaper Association All-State first-team selection ... led Linn-Mar to the Class 4-A state championship in 2004 and to state appearances in 2005 and `06 ... scored nearly 1,700 points in his three-year career, the most in Cedar Rapids-Marion metro history, breaking a mark that had stood for 33 years ... averaged 27 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game as a senior ... averaged 20.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a junior ... averaged 16.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists as a sophomore ... set a school record by scoring 45 points in a game

Personal: Born in Iowa City, Iowa ... parents are Gordy and Brenda Bohannon ... father, Gordy, played quarterback at the University of Iowa, starting in the 1982 Rose Bowl ... prep teammate of Travis Nelson (Wyoming) ... has three younger brothers, Zach (18), who will play basketball at Air Force in 2009-10, Matt (15) and Jordan (11) ... nickname is "J-Bo" ... majoring in business marketing

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