Jason Detrick
Jason Detrick
Player Profile

Newport News, Va.

Last College:
SW Missouri State-West Plains

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215



A member of the Big 12 All-Reserve Team ... Averaged 9.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.2 steals per contest ... Averaged 20.9 minutes of playing time (mostly off the bench) ... Started in six contests ... Scored in double figures in 17 games ... Posted double-digit point totals in eight games during nine-game stretch in December and early January (averaged 12.9 points) ... Shot .820 from the free throw line to rank sixth in Big 12 (shot .889 in Big 12 games) and made 38 of regular season's last 42 attempts (.905) ... Grabbed at least five rebounds in 13 games ... Tallied a career-high 21 points, six rebounds and three assists Feb. 16 against Kansas State ... Scored 20 points and had a career-high five steals Dec. 29 against Texas Southern ... Posted lone double-double against Eastern Illinois with 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds Dec. 18 ... Has made multiple steals in 13 contests.

Junior College
Garnered first-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-America acclaim in 2000-01 as a sophomore at Southwest Missouri State-West Plains ... Also named NJCAA Region 16 Most Valuable Player ... Averaged 23.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.2 steals per contest ... Shot .520 from the field and .800 from the foul line ... Guided SMS-West Plains to a 27-5 record last year (the school's best ever) ... Set school records for charges taken and for deflections last season ... Averaged 10.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game as a freshman ... Shot .478 from the field and .789 from the foul line.

High School
Lettered three years at Woodside High School in Newport News, Va. ... Coached by Craig Davis.

Born Dec. 5, 1980, in Germany ... Parents are Sabrina and Brian Smith ... Has two older brothers and two younger brothers ... Last name is pronounced "DEE-trick" ... Says Magic Johnson is his favorite athlete of all-time and the person he would most like to meet ... Lists taking a shower as his pregame superstition ... Claims if he could take any female on a date he would select his girlfriend ... Favorite NBA team is Philadelphia 76ers ... Favorite sport other than basketball is boxing ... Says his brothers are the people who have most influenced his life ... Chose OU over Michigan State, Illinois, Mississippi and Colorado ... Major is elementary education.

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