Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/18/14
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor likes to joke with teammate Traevon Jackson that he and his father are mirror images of each other. "It looks like his dad spit him out of his mouth," Taylor says. "They have the same body type." The comparisons are only natural. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Traevon may be a few inches shorter than his father 6-foot-6 former NBA star Jim Jackson but the two bear a striking resemblance to each other. What draws most of the parallels, however, is their love for the game of basketball. For Traevon, the comparisons on the court haven't always been easy. His father was a two-time All-American at Ohio State, the No. 4 selection in the 1992 NBA draft and played 14 years in the league. Attempting to carry on that legacy of excellence can be both a gift and a curse, Traevon admits. During middle school, he felt as though it was a curse. "I was nervous and stuff," says Traevon, now a freshman guard for the Badgers. "If I had a bad game, I u...
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