Pierre Jackson Deserves A Shot In The NBA

Sometimes, size really does matter. In sports especially, the taller or bigger athlete gets the nod over the smaller athlete 99 out of 100 times. It’s just the way it is. Pierre Jackson of the Idaho Stampede is a perfect example of the rare occasion where size shouldn’t matter. Coming out of high school, Jackson wasn’t a highly sought after recruit despite putting up incredible...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre Jackson Most Impressive At New Jersey Combine

Pierre Jackson out of Baylor was considered to be the most impressive prospect at the New Jersey combine last week, according to the scouts that attended. Most of the 44 invitees will not be drafted next month. "The bar wasn't exactly high, but yes," one GM said.
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson carries Baylor in rout

Pierre Jackson had 28 points and 10 assists as Baylor finished the regular season with an 81-58 victory over Kansas on Saturday to keep the fourth-ranked Jayhawks from the outright Big 12 regular-season title. Cory Jefferson added 25 points for Baylor (18-13, 9-9 Big 12), combining his usual powerful dunks with his first three career 3-pointers. Even after their worst loss in seven...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Pierre Jackson

  Photo: Matt Strasen/Associated Press Name:       Pierre Jackson    Age:   21     School: Baylor Height: 5’10       Weight: 180   Projected Position:   PG          2012-13 Stats (As of  1/23/13): 18.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 5.9 apg, 1.8 spg, 3.3 tpg (33.8 minutes per game) 41.8 FG%, 78.8 FT%, 36.0 FG%, 56.1 TS%, 50.4 eFG% ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Baylor 64, Oklahoma St. 54

Pierre Jackson scored 18 points, including two 3-pointers and a tough inside basket in an 83-second span of the second half when Baylor regained control on the way to a 64-54 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday. Jackson, the Big 12's top scorer, had only five points in the game's first 24 minutes before his quick eight-point spurt pushed Baylor ahead by 10 points. Unlike...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State loses opener 78-47 at No. 19 Baylor

Jackson State coach Tevester Anderson knows what to expect every time his team plays at Baylor. And the 19th-ranked Bears are still pretty good, even after losing three post players to the NBA. Pierre Jackson, the preseason Big 12 player of the year, scored 25 points and had seven assists while 6-9 junior forward Cory Jefferson had 14 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 19 Baylor 78, Jackson St. 47

Pierre Jackson had 25 points and seven assists for No. 19 Baylor, and the Bears rolled to a 78-47 victory over Jackson State on Sunday. Jackson, the senior guard named the preseason Big 12 player of the year, scored the game's first five points - on a free throw, a jumper and a tip-in in the first 3 minutes - and the Bears (2-0) never trailed. Cory Jefferson added 14 points...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

The 6-foot-and-under All-American team

You have to be careful when you're walking into a gym to play pick up. If you're not picking up on clues - how players walk into the gym, how they tie their shoes and get loose - then you might get stuck guarding someone who is going to embarrass you. These are guys who might not look like ballers when they're walking down the street. But once the game tips then look...
Via Run the Floor
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor's Jackson finds his confidence

Pierre Jackson fidgets with his left wrist, the two wristbands adorning it serving as an everyday reminder of the past and present. One is colored darker than the other and is inscribed with the phrase Matthew Man CAN in white letters. He takes more pride in that one. He takes it off and holds it up for the curtained-off room to see, a look of satisfied remembrance on his face....
Via Fox Sports South
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson (23 points), Baylor holds off West Virginia in OT

Pierre Jackson scored eight consecutive points during regulation and overtime to lift No. 6 Baylor to an 83-81 victory over West Virginia on Friday night in the Las Vegas Classic championship game.
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December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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