Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson is an NCAA basketball analyst for Westwood One, having joined the network for the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Jackson is one of the greatest college basketball players of his generation.  A McDonald’s All-American, Jim was a two-time Consensus First Team All-American and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year at Ohio State.

After his exemplary collegiate career, Jim was the fourth overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft. His NBA career spanned 14 years and 12 teams (tied for a league record); he scored over 12,000 points, finishing fifth in the league in scoring in 1994-95.

Upon retirement, Jim landed a job as the Lead College Basketball Analyst for The Big Ten Network, a role he still holds. He’s since added to his broadcasting resume becoming the Lead College Basketball Analyst on FOX Sports College Basketball, in addition to a main role on FOX Sports 1’s College Basketball & NBA studio coverage.

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Sweet 16 Highlights: Gonzaga out-grinds West Virginia 61-58

23 March 2017 No Comments
SAN JOSE, CA – Gonzaga played tenacious defense in the final 38 seconds, while clinging to a three-point lead, to hold off fourth-seeded West Virginia 61-58 and advance to the Elite Eight for the second time in three years. Przemek Karnowski, Johnathan Williams, and Jordan Mathews contributed 13 points apiece for the…
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