Photos from Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2011.
General: A much more fit and toned player from the one that entered UA five seasons ago ... His ability to play productive minutes will strengthen the Wildcat frontline ... Continues to progress as a player, though he needs to be more aggressive at both ends ... A great teammate.
Senior (2011-12): Earned his degree in May 2012 ... Voted Arizona's team captain by a vote of the coaching staff ... Arizona's tallest player ... Made a brief appearance on 3/14 vs. Bucknell ... Logged two first-half minutes vs. UCLA on 2/25 in his final McKale Center appearance ... Made his first appearance in eight games on 2/23 vs. USC and tallied an assist in three minutes ... Passed out a career-high two assists on 1/26 vs. Washington State ... Collected a rebound in one minute at Utah on 1/19 ... Equaled a season high with two FG attempts in just one minute of action on 12/31 vs. Arizona State ... Posted a bucket, two boards and a block in six minutes vs. Bryant on 12/22 ... Made his first appearance of the season on 11/18 vs. Mississippi State, collecting a block and steal in five minutes ... Back spasms kept him out of action for the first four games of the season.
Junior (2010-11): Battled back spasms for much of the season, missing four games (Dec. 11-22) ... One of four Wildcats with NCAA Tournament experience entering the 2011 event ... Made a brief appearance vs. Texas on 3/20 in NCAA Tournament ... Logged one minute of play at UCLA on 2/26 ... Posted two minutes at USC on 2/24 ... Made a brief appearance vs. Washington on 2/19 ... Missed lone FG attempt on 2/17 vs. Washington State ... Saw four minutes of action on 2/13 at Arizona State ... Made a brief appearance in triple OT win at California on 2/5 ... Played three minutes at Stanford on 2/3 ... Posted two points and three boards in a season-high 15 minutes vs. USC on 1/29 ... Tallied an assist (third career) and an offensive rebound on 1/27 vs. UCLA ... Registered a bucket and a board on 12/5 vs. Oklahoma ... Collected a rebound in eight minutes at Rice on 12/1 ... Grabbed a rebound in six minutes vs. Santa Clara on 11/26 ... Played four minutes on 11/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman ... Tallied a FG and a board on 11/21 vs. Northern Colorado ... Grabbed two boards on 11/18 vs. New Mexico State ... Knocked down lone FG attempt in season-opening win over Idaho State on 11/14.
Sophomore (2009-10): Missed five games at due to back spasms (Dec. 31-Jan.14) ... Grabbed two boards in six minutes vs. UCLA on 3/11 in Pac-10 Tournament ... Collected three rebounds in 10 minutes vs. USC on 3/6 ... Garnered two minutes at Stanford on 2/27 ... Tallied two points in eight minutes at California on 2/25 ... Grabbed a rebound in four minutes vs. Oregon State on 2/13 ... Hit one FG at Washington State on 2/6 ... Equaled a career high with five rebounds, including a block and steal, in 15 minutes at Washington on 2/4 ... Logged 40 minutes in his previous four appearances ... DNP in last three games ... Saw two minutes of action on 1/16 at Oregon ... Grabbed a season-high three rebounds on 12/28 vs. BYU ... Hit his first career trey vs. North Carolina State on 12/23 ... Knocked in all three FGs en route to a career-best six points on 12/21 vs. Lipscomb ... Hit a career-high 3-of-4 FTs on 12/12 vs. San Diego State ... Grabbed one rebound on 12/9 vs. Louisiana Tech ... Posted a bucket and a board in 11 minutes at Oklahoma on 12/6 ... Collected two points and a rebound in six minutes vs. Vanderbilt on 11/25 ... Played a total of five minutes in the previous three games (Rice, Wisconsin, Colorado).
Redshirt Freshman (2008-09): Garnered four minutes vs. Louisville on 3/27 ... Played one minute vs. Arizona State on 3/12 ... Grabbed a rebound in four minutes vs. California on 3/5 ... Collected two points and a rebound on 2/28 at Washington ... Garnered one minute vs. USC on 2/12 and vs. UCLA on 2/14 ... Grabbed a rebound in six minutes at Oregon on 2/7 ... Tallied two points in two minutes vs. Washington on 1/29 ... Grabbed three rebounds in what was his second straight start on 1/24 vs. Houston ... Earned his second start of the season on 1/21 vs. Arizona State and hit 1-of-2 FTs in eight minutes ... Equaled a season-high with four points on 1/17 at USC ... Collected two points and two rebounds on 1/15 at UCLA ... Played four minutes vs. Oregon State on 1/10 ... Tallied a bucket and a board on 1/8 vs. Oregon ... Grabbed a rebound at Stanford on 1/4 ... Saw five minutes of action at California on 1/2 ... Made first career start vs. Weber State on 12/29 and responded with a career-best five boards and two blocks in 16 minutes ... Posted two points and four boards on 12/23 vs. Kansas ... Grabbed three boards in five minutes at UNLV on 12/20 ... Collected an assist and a rebound in 14 minutes vs. Gonzaga on 12/14 ... Notched his second block of the year vs. San Diego State on 12/10 ... Posted four points, including a nice tip-dunk), two rebounds and his first career assist in 14 minutes at Texas A&M on 12/5 ... Tallied four points and two boards in 10 minutes vs. Loyola Marymount on 12/2 ... Collected three points, one rebound and a block on 11/24 vs. Mississippi Valley State ... Played five first-half minutes in his collegiate debut on 11/17 vs. Florida Atlantic, his first live game action since March 2007.
Freshman (2007-08): Sat out the season as a redshirt ... Worked hard during to transform his body by adding strength and improving lateral quickness ... Collected a blocked shot in his four minutes of action on 11/8 vs. Team Georgia ... Hit 2-of-5 FG to go with two offensive rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot in 28 minutes of the Red-Blue Game on Oct. 30 during the preseason.
High School: Ranked as the No. 23 center in the nation by scout.com ... Possesses a big body with great hands and touch around the basket ... Signed with Arizona during the November Early Signing Period ... Tallest player to enter the program since Loren Woods (1999-2001) ... Prepped at Mater Dei High School for coach Gary McKnight, where he earned four varsity letters ... Led his team to the 2007 California Division II state championship over Archbishop Mitty ... Helped his team to the 2006 CIF Southern Section Division II championship, where he averaged 13.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game ... A two-time all-county and all-state performer.
Alex Jacobson's Career Highs
Points 6, vs. Lipscomb, 12/21/2009
Rebounds 5, twice, last, at Washington, 2/4/2010
FG 3, vs. Lipscomb, 12/21/2009
FGA 4, twice, last, vs. Weber State, 12/29/2008
3PT 1, vs. North Carolina State, 12/23/2009
3ATT 1, vs. North Carolina State, 12/23/2009
FT 3, at San Diego State, 12/12/2009
FTA 4, at San Diego State, 12/12/2009
AST 2, vs. Washington State, 1/26/2011
STL 1, twice, last, vs. Mississippi State, 11/18/2011
BLK 2, vs. Weber State, 12/29/2008
MIN 16, vs. Weber State, 12/29/2008