RCW: Josh Jackson
JOSH JACKSON | 6-8 | 207 | Fr. | G | Detroit, Mich.
- Big 12 Freshman of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team.
- All-America Second Team (Sporting News, USA TODAY, NBC Sports).
- Earned nine Big 12 weekly honors with seven newcomer of the week and two player of the week honors.
- Averages 16.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks.
- Set a KU freshman record for double-doubles with 11, including seven in his last 10 outings.
- Is only the third freshman in Kansas history to score 500 or more points as Jackson ranks third behind Andrew Wiggins (597) and Ben McLemore (589), currently at 507 points.
- Jackson’s 16.4 scoring average is second on the KU freshman list.
- Also ranks on the KU freshman all-time list in rebounds (sixth at 224), steals (sixth at 51), field goals made (third at 194) and free throws made (fourth at 90).