Brittany  Jackson

25Brittany Jackson


Cleveland, Tennessee

High School:
Bradley Central H.S.






AS A SENIOR (2004-05):Brittany could play key roles with the team this season in leadership, scoring acumen and improved defense...Has the ability to score a bunch of points in a hurry from three-point land...Starts her final season listed in the top 10 in a number of All-Time Lady Vol career three-point categories including: sixth in three-pointers made (107) and attempted (294) and eighth in three-point percentage (.363).

AS A JUNIOR (2003-04):Brittany played in 32 games and earned eight starting assignments...Missed three games in late February (Florida, at Mississippi and at Arkansas) due to a sprained medial collateral ligament in her left knee suffered in practice on Feb. 18...On the season, she tallied 7.3 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 1.4 apg while playing almost 20 minutes per contest...As a junior, Brittany registered her best season as a Lady Vol for points (233), assists (45), steals (19) and minutes played (621)...Tossed in double-figure points 10 times...Recorded a career-high seven rebounds in the upset win over Duke on Jan. 24...Helped to pave the way for two big back-to-back wins in February over Georgia and Vanderbilt on the road...Scored a team-high 15 points and hit a pair of charity tosses with less than two seconds left on the clock in the three-point win at #17 Georgia...Followed that game with an 11-point first half outburst at Vanderbilt en route to 14 points, four assists and two steals in the win...Tallied 11 points versus DePaul in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament.

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AS A SOPHOMORE (2002-03):As a sophomore, Brittany saw action in 35 games and earned five starting nods...Averaged 5.7 ppg and 1.4 rpg in almost 14 minutes per game...Was third on the team in three-pointers with 32 out of 91 attempts (35%)...Turned in five games of double-figure scoring...Recorded a season-high 17 points against Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and a career-high five assists in the same contest...Crashed the boards against Florida for a then-career high six rebounds...Was playing her best basketball of the season as a starter when she suffered a knee injury in Puerto Rico...Had started five consecutive games and was averaging 10.1 ppg and 3.3 apg before the injury...Missed three games...Was one of three double-figure scorers against Connecticut in the 2003 NCAA title game adding 13 points to the cause.

AS A FRESHMAN (2001-02): Brittany was seen as a promising scorer and playmaker whose shooting touch would provide yet another long-range threat in a deep UT offensive arsenal...As a rookie, the Cleveland, Tenn., native disappointed no one...Brittany played in 32 games and started all five contests in the NCAA Tournament...Reached double-figures in nine games...Averaged 6.5 ppg, 2.1 rpg and 1.1 apg while logging 13.2 minutes per contest...Nailed 38-99 treys (39%)...Was tied for top honors in treys made (38 with Kara Lawson) and was second in three-point FG% (39%)...Brittany's best games came on "Day's"...Turned in a career-high night in the come-from-behind win at Mississippi State as she tossed in 24 points in 30 minutes of action on Valentine's Day...Recorded career highs in rebounds (five) and assists (four) versus Notre Dame on St. Patrick's Day...Also added three steals at Chattanooga and two blocks against Southern Cal for other rookie marks.


HIGH SCHOOL:The Cleveland, Tenn., star received her share of honors during her three-year prep career at Bradley Central High School...Received USA TODAY, Nike and Street & Smith's All-America honors...Selected as a Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Underclassmen All-American as well as being chosen for the Student Sport magazine All-America list...Recipient of the 2001 Tennessee AAA Miss Basketball Award after being named a finalist in 2000...Brittany earned all-state, all-region and all-district honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...Ranked as the number 51 overall and number 46 senior prospect in the nation by the Blue Star index...Posted a staggering 2,470 career points in only three years at Bradley Central H.S., while averaging 23.5 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.6 apg and 2.5 spg...Scored a career-high 50 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in a win over Rhea County (Tenn.) during a 1999-00 season which saw Jackson's Bearette squad reach the Tennessee State Tournament Final Four...Named to the state all-tournament team in 2000...Also lettered for three years on the Bradley Central volleyball squad.

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:Brittany helped lead her 16-and-under Tennessee Stars' AAU squad to four Tennessee state titles as well as to the national AAU title in a tournament held in Chattanooga, Tenn...Chosen as an AAU All-American for her efforts.

PERSONAL:Brittany is pursuing a degree in broadcasting at the University of Tennessee...She is active in a number of Knoxville community service efforts having participated in Knoxville's Promise, The Race for the Cure, and the April Play Day...Chosen as the "Class Beauty" as well as being honored as a selection to the B.C.H.S. Homecoming Court...Strong student in the classroom as witnessed by her graduation with a 3.6 GPA and her membership in the Honors Group...Mom was an All-America basketball player at Middle Tennessee State University, while her dad was a two-time national champion wrestler during his days at Chattanooga...Greatly admires Michael Jordan...Has a younger sister Lindsay, 18...Brittany Elizabeth Jackson was born on July 28, 1983...Her parents are Turner and Liz Jackson.


2001-02 32 67 171 .392 38 99 .384 35 47 .745 68-2.1 41-0 207- 6.5 32 34 4 18 423
2002-03 35 64 180 .356 32 91 .352 39 53 .736 50-1.4 32-0 199- 5.7 34 32 5 11 480
2003-04 32 84 214 .393 37 104 .356 28 34 .824 61-1.9 42-0 233- 7.3 45 61 6 19 621
Totals 99 215 565 .381 107 294 .364 102 134 .761 179-1.8 115-0 639- 6.5 111 127 15 48 1524


Career Highs
Points24 vs. Mississippi State (2-14-02)
Rebounds 7 vs. Duke (1-24-04)
Assists5 vs. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (11-29-02)
Steals3 vs. Oklahoma (11-10-02)*
Blocks 2 vs. USC (11-18-01)
2003-04 Season Highs
Points16 vs. George Washington (12-30-03)
Rebounds7 vs. Duke (1-24-04)
Assists4 vs. Vanderbilt (2-15-04)*
Steals2 vs. Vanderbilt (2-15-04)*
Blocks 1 vs. Colgate (3-20-04)*
Southeastern Conference Highs
Points24 vs. Mississippi State (2-14-02)
Rebounds6 vs. Florida (2-9-03)
Assists4 vs. Vanderbilt (2-15-04)*
Steals2 vs. Vanderbilt (2-15-04)*
Blocks 1 vs. Vanderbilt (2-15-04)*
Career NCAA Tournament Highs
Points16 vs. Alabama State (3-22-03)
Rebounds6 vs. Connecticut (3-29-02)
Assists 4 vs. Notre Dame (3-17-02)
Steals1 vs. Colgate (3-20-04)*
Blocks1 vs. Colgate (3-20-04)*

* indicates most recent high



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