No. 20 Wisconsin vs. No. 13 Ohio State - AP Photos
Combo guard Traevon Jackson enters his second season at UW looking to expand on a freshman campaign in which he appeared in 17 games. The son of former Ohio State and NBA All-Star Jim Jackson, Traevon has been around the game his whole life. A lefty from Ohio, Jackson endeared himself to the Badgers coaching staff early on with his ability to distribute and defensive intensity.
Career Appeared in 52 career games (29 starts) 10 career double-digit scoring games 2013 Big Ten All-Tournament team honoree
Jackson has started in 29 of the 52 games he has appeared in during his career.
Played in 35 games, making 29 starts ... averaged 11.2 points, 3.0 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game en route to earning Big Ten All-Tournament team honors ... owns season averages of 6.9 points and 2.8 assists per game to go along with a 1.36 assist-to-turnover ratio ... ranks 15th in the conference in assists per game ... led the team in scoring in four games ... second on the team in free throw percentage (.765) and first in steals per game (1.0) ... reached double figures in 10 contests ... tallied a team-best 10 points in the Big Ten tournament championship game against Ohio State (March 17) ... recorded 16 points and added three assists against Michigan (March 15) in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals ... tallied 15 points, five rebounds and nailed the game-winning 3-point buzzer beater at Penn State (March 10) ... scored eight points while grabbing a career-high seven rebounds and dishing out five assists at Northwestern (Nov. 20) ... recorded 10 points and four assists against Ohio State (Nov. 17) ... scored 13 points, grabbed six rebounds and tallied four assists while playing a career-high 43 minutes against Iowa (Feb. 6) ... netted a career-high 14 points while recording four assists against Illinois on Jan. 12 ... tallied five points, five assists and four rebounds in first career start against Virginia on Nov. 28 ... scored career-high 11 points, including a 9-for-11 (.818) effort from the free throw line against Arkansas on Nov. 24.
2011-12 Season Lefty guard saw action in 17 of 36 games this season ... made NCAA tournament debut against Montana, playing 2 minutes ... hit a 3-pointer at Michigan ... matched career high with 4 points in career-high 14 minutes vs. Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 23 ... career-high 4 points with 3 rebounds against Green Bay on Dec. 7 ... career-high 4 rebounds against UMKC on Nov. 22 ... hit 3-pointer vs. Colgate on Nov. 16 ... appeared in his first collegiate game against Kennesaw State, finishing with three points and two rebounds in 13 minutes
High School Finished career as school's all-time leading scorer ... second-team all-state honoree and first-team all-metro and all-district as a senior ... averaged 18.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.3 steals per game in senior campaign as he was named the conference player of the year ... captained his team to a 20-0 regular-season record as a junior in 2010 and was named the Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year as well as second-team all-state ... averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals ... also earned first-team All-Metro (Columbus Dispatch) and first-team All-Central District as a junior ... as a sophomore, named first-team all-conference and honorable mention all-metro/all-district ... member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... high school coach was Ed Calo
Personal: Parents are Jimmy Jackson and Tammy Winston ... has two older sisters, Amber and Tawna ... father, Jim, was the fourth overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft and played in the NBA for 14 seasons with 12 different teams ... Jim played college basketball at Ohio State where he was a two-time All-American and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year; his jersey was retired by the school in 2001 ... majoring in business marketing