General: The ability to raise his game helped Arizona tremendously, as he nearly doubled his scoring and rebounding in 2011-12 despite playing out of position at center ... A skilled rebounder at both ends of the court, Perry's versatility allows him to score both inside and out ... Might have been UA's most pleasant surprise in 2010-11 ... Displayed a great deal of grittiness during Arizona's postseason run ... He is the first junior college player to enter the program on scholarship since Lamont Frazier in 1999-2000.
Senior (2011-12): Completed his degree requirements in May 2012 ... Amongst Pac-12 players, he ranked 19th in scoring (12.2), third in rebounding (7.5) and fourth in both offensive (2.6) and defensive rebounds (4.9) ... Named to the Pacific Life Pac-12 all-Tournament team after averaging 14.3 points and 10.3 rebounds in the three games, including a pair of double-doubles ... An honorable mention Pac-12 all-conference pick ... Tied for the team lead with 12 double-doubles ... His toughness is invaluable ... Team's most skilled rebounder at both ends ... Has 14 double-figure rebound games in 35 appearances ... Tallied 14 points vs. Bucknell on 3/14 ... Collected 11 points and eight rebounds vs. Colorado on 3/10 in Pac-12 Tournament final ... Notched his second straight double-double at the Pac-12 Tournament with 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Oregon State on 3/9 ... Registered 16 points (12-of-13 FT) and 12 rebounds vs. UCLA in Pac-12 Tournament ... Posted 15 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and three blocks in 35 minutes at Arizona State on 3/4 ... Collected 16 points - his most in five games - on 8-of-9 FTs to go with eight boards on 2/25 vs. UCLA ... Totaled four points and five rebounds on 2/23 vs. USC ... Hit 5-of-10 FGs en route to 13 points and five boards at Washington on 2/18 ... Scored 14 points at Washington State on 2/16, including five key points in the last 90 seconds ... Passed out a career-high five assists on 2/11 vs. Utah to go with eight points and seven rebounds ... Posted 17 points and 11 rebounds (4 offensive) on 2/9 vs. Colorado ... Collected 11 points, seven boards and a block on 2/4 at Stanford ... Scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half at California on 2/2 ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds on 1/28 vs. Washington and hit 7-of-10 FT to finish with 13 points ... Three 20-point games to his credit in 2011-12 ... Registered five boards and three assists on 1/26 vs. Washington State ... Collected his first 20-point, 10-rebound game at Colorado on 1/21, knocking down a career-high eight FTs in 11 atts. to go with three assists ... Pulled down 10 boards and equaled a career high with two steals on 1/19 at Utah ... Equaled a career-high with eight FT attempts, finishing with eight points and six rebounds on 1/14 vs. Oregon ... Attempted seven FTs to go with eight boards on 1/12 vs. Oregon State ... Poured in a career-high nine FGs (on 13 att.) to finish with 20 points at USC on 1/8 ... Attempted a career-high 13 field goals en route to 13 points at UCLA on 1/5 ... Went 7-of-7 from the line to finish with 16 points, seven boards and three assists on 12/31 vs. Arizona State ... Posted another double-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds (6 OR) and a career-best three assists on 12/22 vs. Bryant ... Finished with 13 points, his first double-figure effort in three games on 12/20 vs. Oakland ... Posted nine points, a block and steal on 12/17 vs. Gonzaga ... Tallied four points and two rebounds vs. Clemson on 12/10 ... Poured in a career-best eight FGs, including three treys, en route to a career-high 23 points at Florida on 12/7 ... Held to a season-low six points, but managed five boards and two blocks on 12/3 vs. Northern Arizona ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds en route to his sixth double-double of the season on 11/29 at New Mexico State where he connected on 6-of-11 FGs ... Totaled 11 boards and two assists on 11/23 vs. San Diego State ... Posted 11 points, 10 boards and two blocks on 11/18 vs. Mississippi State ... Tallied 11 points and 10 boards on 11/17 vs. St. John's ... Registered seven points, four rebounds and two assists on 11/13 vs. Ball State ... Posted his second straight double-double on 11/9 vs. Duquesne with 11 points and 11 rebounds ... Collected his first career double-double (14 pts./10 reb.) on 11/7 vs. Valparaiso to go with 7-of-10 shooting.
Junior (2010-11): Plays with a tremendous amount of energy ... Arizona was 19-6 with Perry as a starter ... Named to the 2011 NCAA West Regional all-tournament team ... Averaged 5.8 points and 5.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in the NCAA Tournament ... Drained a career-high seven FGs (on nine atts.) to finish with 14 points and seven boards vs. Connecticut on 3/26 in NCAA West Regional Final ... Tallied five points, six boards, three assists and a block vs. Duke on 3/24 ... Equaled a season high with two steals vs. Texas on 3/20 to go with four points and three rebounds ... Grabbed four boards, an assist, steal and block in NCAA Tournament vs. Memphis on 3/18 ... Collected six rebounds and six points on 3/12 vs. Washington ... Finished in double figures (11 pts.) for eighth time this season vs. USC on 3/11 ... Posted seven points and four boards vs. Oregon State in Pac-10 Tournament on 3/10 ... Grabbed five boards on 3/5 vs. Oregon ... Collected multiple assists for the fifth time in Pac-10 play with two vs. Oregon State on 3/3 ... Held without a FG for the first time in 12 games on 2/26 at UCLA ... Registered 12 points, six rebounds and a season-high two blocks on 2/24 at USC ... Posted 11 points, six boards and two assists on 2/19 vs. Washington ... Collected eight points (4-of-6 FG), four boards and a block on 2/17 vs. Washington State ... Posted 10 points (all in second half), seven boards and a career-high three assists on 2/13 at Arizona State ... Tallied four points and three boards in triple OT win at California on 2/5 ... Recorded 12 points (career-high nine FGA), five boards and a block on 2/3 at Stanford ... Registered eight points and seven boards on 1/29 vs. USC ... Posted seven points, equaled a career best with two assists and added a block on 1/27 vs. UCLA ... Collected seven points and seven rebounds at Washington State on 1/22 ... Registered eight points, six boards and a block on 1/20 at Washington ... Hit 6-of-9 FGs en route to 13 points and three rebounds vs. Arizona State on 1/15 ... Saw only eight minutes of action on 1/9 vs. Stanford ... Hit just 1-of-6 FG in 11 minutes vs. California on 1/6 ... Tallied five points and a season-best two blocks on 1/2 at Oregon State ... Scored nine points to go with season-high totals of eight boards, two assists and two steals on 12/30 at Oregon ... Made his first career start on 12/22 vs. Robert Morris and responded with a career-high 16 points and four rebounds ... Posted his first double-figure scoring game (10 points) to go with a team-high six boards in 20 minutes at N.C. State on 12/19 ... Collected a rebounds, assist and block on 12/16 vs. Northern Arizona ... Totaled six points (6-of-6 FT) and five boards on 12/11 vs. BYU ... Grabbed six boards on 12/8 vs. Cal State Fullerton ... Hit 4-of-5 FGs en route to nine points and five boards on 12/5 ... Collected four points and three boards on 12/1 at Rice ... Played seven minutes vs. Kansas on 11/27 ... Sank his first trey to go with four boards on 11/27 vs. Santa Clara ... Posted six boards and his first collegiate block on 11/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman ... Hit 7-of-8 FTs and grabbed six rebounds on 11/21 vs. Northern Colorado ... Collected five points and three boards on 11/18 vs. New Mexico State ... Finished with eight points (6-of-8 FT), five rebounds and two steals on 11/14 vs. Idaho State.
John A. Logan Community College (2008-10): A first-team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association, Perry was the Player of the Year in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference in 2009-10 ... Averaged 17.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game at John A. Logan Community College in Cartersville, Ill., last season while shooting 40 percent from three-point range ... Helped the Volunteers to a 24-7 record and a conference title for coach Mark Imhoff ... Tallied 31 points and 17 rebounds in a win over Olney Central and followed that up with 28 points and 13 boards against Wabash Valley College ... Team posted a 45-17 record (.726) in his two seasons.
High School: Earned four letters at Gateway Tech High School in St. Louis, leading the Jaguars to a conference championship and a berth in the quarterfinals of the Class 5 state tournament as a senior in 2007-08 ... Was a McDonald's All-America nominee.
Jesse Perry's Honors
2011 NCAA West Regional all-Tournament team
2K Sports Classic benefiting CvC all-tournament team
Pac-12 honorable mention all-conference
Pacific Life Pac-12 Conference all-tournament team
Jesse Perry's Career Highs
Points 23, at Florida, 12/7/2011
Rebounds 12, three times, last, vs. UCLA, 3/8/2012
FG 9, at USC, 1/8/2012
FGA 14, vs. Washington, 1/28/2012
3PT 3, at Florida, 12/7/2011
3ATT 5, at Florida, 12/7/2011
FT 12, vs. UCLA, 3/8/2012
FTA 13, vs. UCLA, 3/8/2012
AST 5, vs. Utah, 2/11/2012
STL 2, three times, last, at Utah, 1/19/2012
BLK 3, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
MIN 35, twice, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012