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Jason Grant
Jason Grant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
Francis Liberman HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 222

Position:
Center

Experience:
3L

2004-05 (Junior): Named CoSIDA Academic All-District VI ... Named Academic All-Southland Conference ... Played in all 29 games, earning 22 starts ... Averaged 4.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game ... Shot 40.2% (51-of-127) from the field ... Led the team in blocked shots with 42 ... Scored a career-high 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 from the free throw line vs. Nicholls State (1/26/05) ... Equaled his career-high with 13 rebounds at Rice (12/16/04) ... Blocked a season-high four shots three times -- at Sam Houston (2/10/05), at Texas-Arlington (2/12/05) and at Texas-San Antonio (2/23/05) ... Recorded one double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds at Rice (12/16/04) ... Scored in double-figures in five games and grabbed double-figure rebounds in two games.

2003-04 (Sophomore): Played in 28 games, starting 20 ... Averaged 7.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game ... Shot 50.0% (80-of-160) from the field, which ranked second on the team ... Led the team and the SLC in blocked shots with 71, which is the second-best single-season total in school history ... Ranked 19th in the NCAA in blocked shots at 2.5 per game ... Scored a season and career high 15 points vs. Texas Southern (12/8/03) on 7-of-8 shooting from the field ... Grabbed a season and career high 13 rebounds vs. Sam Houston State (1/10/04) ... Blocked a season and career high eight shots vs. Huston-Tillotson (12/3/03) ... Recorded first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. North Texas (11/29/03) ... Recorded second double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds vs. Sam Houston State (1/10/04), and also blocked five shots ... Scored nine points and blocked seven shots at Texas-Pan American (2/4/04) ... Preseason second team all-Southland Conference selection.

2002-03 (Freshman): Played in all 27 games, earning four starts ... Averaged 5.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... Shot 57.1% (64-112) from the field, which led the team ... Led the team with 52 blocked shots, which ranked second in the SLC and was the third-best single-season total in school history ... Scored a season-high 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field with seven rebounds and four blocked shots in collegiate debut at Pacific (11/24/02) ... Had nine points on 4-of-6 shooting and four blocked shots vs. TAMU-Corpus Christi (11/30/02) ... Tallied eight points with eight rebounds and three blocks vs. Loyola-New Orleans (12/14/02) ... Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds and added eight points at Sam Houston State (12/28/02) ... Scored 10 points with four rebounds and three blocks vs. Northwestern State (1/23/03) ... Had nine points and five rebounds vs. Texas State (2/15/03) ... Blocked a season-high six shots at UL-Monroe (3/1/03).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Mike McCollom at Francis Liberman HS ... Averaged 15.8 points, 13.2 rebounds and 7.2 blocked shots per game as a senior ... Shot 53.7% from the field and 78.5% from the free throw line ... Named first team All-Greater Toronto Area and first team Academic All-Star by the Toronto Sun ... Helped Francis Liberman post a 14-10 record and a berth in the quarterfinals of the playoffs ... Invited to the 2002 Canadian National Team regional training camp ... Participated in the 2001 Nike All-Canada preseason camp, where he was the No. 2 rated big man ... Played for the Scarborough Roadrunners summer league team.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jason Anthony Grant ... Parents are Cheryl McKie and Simon Grant ... Hobbies are sports and music.

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