Women's Basketball



    42 Amber Jackson  
    Amber Jackson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Yokosuka, Japan

    High School:
    Oxnard (Calif.)

    Last College:
    San Jose State

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Forward


    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
    Started 62 games and played in 65 in two seasons at Indiana ... totaled 817 points and 413 rebounds at IU ... shot 51.9 percent (345-of-664) from the field ... also sank 70.9 percent (127-of-179) from the free throw line ... totaled 921 points and 519 rebounds during freshman and sophomore seasons at San Jose State ... averaged 61.8 percent from the field (396-of-640) at SJSU and earned First Team All-WAC honors as a sophomore and second team honors as a freshman.

    SENIOR YEAR (2008-09)
    Averaged 12.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game ... also shot 51.5 percent from the field (169-of-328) and 73.2 percent from the free throw line (71-of-97) ... earned All-Big Ten Honorable Mention honors ... ranked third in field goal percentage and ninth in scoring ... grabbed seven rebounds at Illinois State on March 29 ... led IU with 17 points and added eight rebounds and a block at Bowling Green on March 26 ... recorded 14 points and six offensive rebounds against Dayton on March 22 ... scored 13 points and added six rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot against Purdue on March 6 ... tallied 15 points, nine rebounds and three steals against Michigan on March 5 ... netted 16 points and added seven rebounds at Northwestern on Feb. 19 ... recorded her 10th double-double at IU with 15 points and 14 rebounds at Wisconsin on Feb. 16 ... scored 10 points and added two rebounds, one assist and one steal against Michigan State on Feb. 12 ... tallied eight points and nine rebounds, and added one steal at Iowa on Feb. 5 ... recorded her ninth double-double at IU with 15 points and 12 rebounds against Penn State on Jan. 29 ... netted 10 points and grabbed six boards at Illinois on Jan. 25 ... scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds, six of which were on the offensive glass, to go along with two steals and an assist at Michigan on Jan. 22 ... collected her eighth double-double at IU with 14 points and 12 rebounds at Penn State on Jan. 11 ... netted 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field and added seven boards and an assist at Minnesota on Jan. 8 ... just missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds, to go along with an assist at Michigan State on Dec. 28 ... scored 17 points and added seven boards and an assist against Northwestern on Dec. 20 ... recorded her seventh double-double at IU with 25 points and 12 boards at West Virginia on Dec. 13 ... led the Hoosiers with 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting and added five rebounds, two blocked shots and an assist vs. Butler on Dec. 9 ... recorded her sixth double-double at IU with 17 points and 12 boards at Miami on Dec. 5 ... named Big Ten Player of the Week on Dec. 2 after scoring 50 points in IU's two wins at the Hilton Concord Classic on Nov. 28-29 ... was named the Tournament MVP after her two 25-point efforts against Radford and tourney host Saint Mary's ... she sank 20-of-24 from the floor and 10-of-13 from the line in both games ... added four boards and a blocked shot in 25 minutes against Radford ... recorded six rebounds and four blocked shots against Saint Mary's ... recorded 11 points, three rebounds and one steal against Middle Tennessee State ... scored 17 points and added eight rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in IU's win over Ball State on Nov. 14 ... netted 12 points and grabbed two boards against Xavier on Nov. 16.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2007-08)
    Averaged 12.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game ... led the Big Ten in field goal percentage shooting 52.4 percent (176-of-336) from the floor ... scored 15 points against James Madison on March 22 ... Collected her fourth double-double of the season with 20 points and 10 rebounds vs. Purdue on March 7 ... led IU with 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the floor at Wisconsin on Feb. 20 ... netted 13 points and added five rebounds against Michigan State on Feb. 14 ... registered 14 points and six rebounds at Illinois on Feb. 10 ... scored 14 points and added seven boards against Northwestern on Feb. 7 ... tallied 11 points at Iowa on Feb. 3 ... scored 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor in IU's win over Wisconsin on Jan. 31 ... just missed another double-double with a game-high 21 points and eight boards against Michigan State on Jan. 20 ... collected her third double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Minnesota on Jan. 17 ... recorded her second double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Purdue on Jan. 3 ... also tallied two blocked shots and two steals ... scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in IU's win at Northwestern on Dec. 31 ... recorded her third straight game in double-figure scoring with 16 points against No. 13 West Virginia ... scored 10 points at Cincinnati on Dec. 20 ... recorded her first double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Bowling Green on Dec. 16 ... sank 8-of-12 from the field vs. the Falcons ... tallied 15 points at Dayton on Dec. 5 ... scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds against No. 21/22 Florida State on Nov. 30 ... led the Hoosiers in rebounding at the Paradise Jam with 7.7 boards per game ... grabbed nine rebounds against Wichita State on Nov. 23 ... also scored in double figures against Wake Forest and Texas A&M ... scored 11 points and added eight rebounds and one blocked shot at Ball State on Nov. 17 ... registered 22 points and nine rebounds in her first game as a Hoosier on Nov. 9 ... also rejected four shots in IU's win over Albany on Nov. 9 ... scored 12 points and added nine boards and one steal against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 13.

    AT SAN JOSE STATE (2004-06)
    Was the leading scorer and rebounder in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in 2005-06, averaging 17.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, earning first team All-WAC honors as a sophomore ... also led the league in shooting percentage (59.1) ... scored in double figures in all but three games, including eight 20-point games ... netted a season-high 27 points against Boise State on Jan. 19 and grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds at Cal State Northridge on Nov. 21 ... ended her sophomore campaign with 264 rebounds, which tied her for seventh in San Jose State's single-season record book ... led the WAC and was second in the nation in field goal percentage as a freshman, shooting 65.9 percent (205-of-311) from the field, claiming the San Jose State single-season record ... earned second team All-WAC accolades after ending her rookie campaign ranked third in the league with 14.9 points per game and second among conference leaders with 8.5 boards per contest ... scored a career-best 32 points against Nevada on Dec. 30, 2004, hitting 15-of-18 ... registered 921 points and 519 rebounds in her two seasons at San Jose State and shot a 61.8 percent (396-of-640) from the field for her career.

    PREP
    Was the 2003-04 Most Valuable Player of the Pacific View League after averaging 20.5 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior ... earned second team All-California Interscholastic Federation, first team All-Ventura County and All-Ventura County Star accolades ... as also a scholar-athlete honoree and Oxnard's Athlete of the Year.

    PERSONAL
    Birth date is June 26, 1986 ... daughter of Carolyn Jackson ... sister Angela Jackson lettered four years in basketball at the University of Texas and played for the Washington Mystics ... major is criminal justice.

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