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

Interview: Gonzaga’s Mark Few hopes Bulldogs can reach first Final Four

25 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Saturday at SAP Center, a pair of small, private, Jesuit universities clash to reward one of them with their school’s first appearance in the Final Four. Top-seeded Gonzaga meets upstart Xavier in a high-stakes regional final. Kevin Kugler caught up with Gonzaga coach Mark Few ahead…
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San Jose Preview: Zags and X take Elite Eight stage in West Region

25 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Traditional mid-majors Gonzaga and Xavier both reached the Elite Eight with dramatics wins Thursday night. The top-seeded Zags were supposed to be here, but No. 11 Xavier has toppled No. 6 Maryland, No. 3 Florida State and No. 2 Arizona in succession. Can the Muskateers reach…
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Sweet 16 Highlights: Xavier stuns Arizona, former coach 73-71

24 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, CA – The Musketeers made plays down the stretch when they needed to, as eleventh-seeded Xavier derailed Arizona’s hopes of a home-state Final Four appearance with a hard-fought 73-71 victory over the second-seeded Wildcats. Sean Miller’s former squad–now under the command of 8th-year head coach Chris Mack–were once again led by junior Trevon…
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