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.

Jim Jackson's Posts

NCAA Tournament Elite 8 Recap: Michigan advances past Florida State 58-54

24 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Third-seeded Michigan used a pair of second-half runs to build double-digit leads over ninth-seeded Florida State, but the Seminoles just would not go away. Finally, though, a pair of Duncan Robinson free throws put the Wolverines up four with 21 seconds to play, and John Beilein’s…
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West Regional Preview: A&M-UofM, FSU-Gonzaga in L.A.

22 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
LOS ANGELES, CA – The year of the upset is a 50-50 proposition at the West Regional Semifinals as three and four seeds Michigan and Gonzaga held serve and reached the Sweet 16, but they won’t be greeted by the region’s top two seeds on Thursday night. Texas A&M took…
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Selection Sunday – Hear from Roy Williams, Bill Self, Jay Wright and more

11 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
If you missed our Selection Sunday show with Jason Horowitz, John Thompson and Jim Jackson, you can listen to the show below. Among the many guests that called in are North Carolina’s Roy Williams, Kansas’s Bill Self, Villanova’s Jay Wright, Gonzaga’s Mark Few and many more. Listen to the whole…
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MAAC Championship Highlights: Iona wins third straight title

05 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
ALBANY, NY – For the third straight year and fifth time in the past seven, Iona is heading to the NCAA Tournament. The Gaels topped Fairfield 83-71 on Monday night to capture the MAAC title. Gary Cohen and Jim Jackson had the call on Westwood One.
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