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  Casey Jacobsen
Casey Jacobsen

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glendora, Ca

High School:
Glendora

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
Guard/Forward

Major:
Communication

Stanford: Casey has made a major impact in the Stanford basketball program since his arrival ... An outstanding player, a great competitor ... Both a scorer and a shooter ... He can defend, take the charge, and he'll get a rebound in a crowd because he's tough, according to the Cardinal coaching staff ... A complete player who plays hard, and plays smart ... An excellent perimeter player, yet is equally adept at beating defenders off the dribble ... His career three-point field goal percentage (.454) is sixth-best in Pac-10 history ... His name appears in the Stanford record book 39 times.

Record Review (1999-)
1. Season Three-Point Goals (2000-01) 84
2. Season Three-Point Attempts (2000-01) 178
2. Season Three-Point Field Goal Percentage (2000-01) .472
3. Career Three-Point Percentage (1999-) .454
4. Season Three-Point Field Goal Attempts (1999-00) 170
3. Season Three-Point Goals (1999-00) 77
4. Season Games Started (2000-01) 34
5. Career Three-Point Goals (1999-) 158
5. Season Three-Point Field Goals (1999-00) 74
6. Career Three-Point Attempts (1999-) 348
6. Season Minutes (2000-01) 1,079
6. Season Points (2000-01) 616
7. Season Games (2000-01) 34
7. Career Points Per Game (1999-) 16.4
8. Season Minutes (2000-01) 1,040
8. Season Three-Point Percentage (2000-01) .472
10. Season Field Goals (2000-01) 203
15. Season Field Goal Attempts (2000-01) 400
18. Season Three-Point Field Goal Percentage (1999-00) .435
22. Season Points Per Game (2000-01) 18.1
22. Season Free Throws (2000-01) 126
23. Season Free Throw Attempts (2000-01) 155
23. Career Free Throw Percentage (1999-) .766
24. Career Field Goal Percentage (1999-) .490
26. Career Points (1999-) 1,065

Freshman Record Book (1999-00 Season)
1. Season Three-Point Goals 74
1. Season Three-Point Attempts 170
2. Season Points 449
2. Season Field Goal Attempts 298
2. Season Minutes 883
3. Season Points Average 14.5 ppg
3. Season Assists 70
4. Season Games 31
4. Season Field Goal Percentage .435
4. Season Free Throws 97
4. Season Field Goals 139
5. Season Free Throw Attempts 136
6. Season Games Started 18
8. Season Free Throw Percentage .713

2000-01 Season (Sophomore): An All-America candidate who put up All-America-type numbers ... Named first team All-American by Associated Press, The Sporting News, the John Wooden team, and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) ... He is the first Stanford player to be named a first team Associated Press All-America ... Named a second team All-America by ESPN.com, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), and Basketball Times ... One of 15 finalists for Naismith Player of the Year and Oscar Robertson Player of the Year ... Named Player of the Year on the USBWA All District-9 team ... Named first team All District-9 by the USBWA ... Named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All District-14 first team for a second straight season ... Co-winner of the ESPN The Magazine Shooter of the Year along with Joseph Forte of North Carolina ... Named to the ten-member CollegeInsider.com All-America team ... Named to the NCAA West Regional all-tournament team ... Co-winner of the Hank Luisetti MVP ... Stanford's top scorer at 18.1 ppg, third-best in the Pac-10 ... Led the team in scoring in 20 games, and scored in double-figures in 33 games ... Led the team in three-pointers with a school record 84 ... Shot .472 from three-point territory, second-best in the Pac-10 and fourth in the country ... Shot 50 percent or better from three-point territory in 20 games ... Hit at least one three-pointer in 33 games, and 39 straight games over the last two seasons ... Overall, shot .508 from the floor ... Scored a career-high 27 points and tied a school record for most points scored in an NCAA Tournament game against Cincinnati (3/22/01) ... Tallied 26 points against Duke (12/21/00) ... Named Fox Sports National Player of the Week for his winning basket with 3.6 seconds against Duke (12/21/00) ... Chalked up 23 points in the Pac-10 season opener at Arizona State (1/4/01) ... Scored 22 points against Memphis (11/24/00) and Georgia (11/25/00) ... Named MVP at the Puerto Rico Shootout ... In three games against Old Dominion (11/23/00), Memphis (11/24/00) and Georgia (11/25/00) in San Juan, scored 60 points and grabbed 13 rebounds ... Named to the all-tourney team at the Stanford Invitational with 38 points in games against Sacred Heart (12/18/00) and Georgia Tech (12/19/00) ... Also named to the all-tournament team at the Cable Car Classic ... In two games against Fordham (12/29/00) and Santa Clara (12/30/00), scored 37 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week for his efforts in helping scoring wins at USC (3/1/01) and UCLA (3/3/01) ... In the two games against the Trojans and Bruins, Jacobsen averaged 19 points, four rebounds and 2.5 assists, enabling Stanford to clinch at least a share of the Pac-10 title.

1999-00 Season (Freshman): Named Pac-10 Co-Freshman of the Year ... The Sporting News Freshman of the Year ... Basketball Times All-Freshman first team All-America ... Named First Team All Pac-10 ... Named first team NABC District-14 selection, along with teammate Mark Madsen ... Not since the 1985-86 season had a freshman led the Cardinal in scoring ... That streak ended in 1999-00 as Casey Jacobsen was #1 in scoring at 14.5 ppg (#13 in the Pac-10) ... Todd Lichti, Stanford's all-time leading scorer, led the Cardinal in his freshman season (1985-86) at 17.2 ppg ... Lichti started 25 of 30 games that year, while Jacobsen started 18 of the 31 games ... Averaged 28.5 minutes per game ... Scored 346 points in the last 22 games, an average of 15.7 ppg ... Scored in double figures in eight games off the bench, and in 16 of 18 games as a starter ... Gained all-tournament honors at the Stanford Invitational with 41 points, eight rebounds and five assists in two games ... Turned in a season-best 26 points (10-for-16 from the floor), along with five rebounds and four assists against New Hampshire (12/19/99) ... Tallied 24 points in 32 minutes of play against Arizona State (1/6/00) ... Churned out 23 points (8-for-11 from the floor, 7-for-9 from three-point territory) in a 89-52 win at Washington State (2/24/00) ... Scored 23 points in 22 minutes of play against USC (3/2/00) ... Turned in 20 points (five three-pointers), four assists and three steals at Arizona (3/9/00) ... Starred in Stanford's 72-58 win over Iowa (11/12/99) ... Tallied 17 points (6-for-9 from the floor, 4-for-5 from three-point territory), grabbed three rebounds and stole two passes against the Hawkeyes ... Scored 13 of his 17 points in a five-minute, 17-second span in the second half ... Named the tournament's MVP at the Delta Airlines Classic for Kids in Atlanta with 15 points and seven rebounds in 31 minutes of play against Georgia Tech (12/11/99) ... Started his first collegiate game at Oregon State (1/13/00) with 16 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in 32 minutes ... Tops on the team in three-point goals with 74 ... The freshman school record holder in three-point goals (74) and three-point attempts (170) ... Shot .435 (74-for-170) from three-point territory, #3 in the Pac-10 ... Stanford records date back to only the 1959-60 season ... Excluding Stanford freshman which did not compete on the varsity level because of NCAA rules back then, Jacobsen is currently #2 on the Cardinal list of freshman varsity scorers.

High School: Voted California state Player of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports ... Voted first team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports ... Named All-CIF Southern Section Co-Player of the Year ... Chalked up 280 points from 20 ballots sent to coaches and prep basketball scouts to lead the vote getters on the 23rd annual Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best of the West" team ... Received eight #1 prospect votes, giving him the distinction of being the top basketball prospect among high school seniors in the Western United States ... Jacobsen was one of three Stanford freshman recruits to be named to the 15-player team, the others being Curtis Borchardt and Justin Davis ... Winner of the Los Angeles Times Athlete of the Year award, otherwise known as the George Yardley Award ... A four-year letterwinner ... Finished his high school career with 3,284 points, now the holder of the CIF Southern Section all-time scoring record, unseating former Glendora and UCLA standout Tracy Murray's previous record of 3,053 which had lasted from 1989 until the 1999 season ... Jacobsen is second on the California state scoring list behind Darnell Robinson of Emeryville, who scored 3,359 points from 1990-93 ... Averaged 31.2 ppg (third highest in the state), nine rebounds, four assists and two steals per game as Glendora High School finished the season with a 31-3 record during his senior season ...Scored 43 points in a game against Capistrano Valley ... At the McDonald's All-American game, scored 22 points ... Followed that up with a game record 31 points (10-for-14 field goals, a game record 6-for-8 three-point goals, 19 points in the second half) in 28 minutes of play to lead the USA Basketball Junior National Select team over the International Select team, 107-95, before a national television audence on ESPN at the Nike Hoop Summit in Tampa, Fl ... The game pitted the USA's top high school senior boys against the world's best 20-and-under players ... Scored a team-high 21 points to lead the West All-Stars to a 129-112 victory over the National All-Stars in Prep Live '99, an all-star game featuring the nation's top high school seniors ... The game also featured two of Jacobsen's teammates, Justin Davis, who scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Curtis Borchardt ... A Parade Magazine All-American ... Named the nation's #3 off-guard by ESPN ... Named first team High School All-American by Basketball Times ... One scouting service, Fastbreak Magazine, ranked Casey as the third-best off-guard in the country, and among the Top 30 players in the country ... Two other scouting services, including Prep Stars, rated Jacobsen the sixth-best swingman in the country ... Named a USA Today pre-season (senior) Super 25 player ... Named to the Orange County Register (Fabulous 15) first team ... Named the nation's #14 high school senior in the Recruiter's Handbook's 1999 Winter Rankings ... Before his senior season, Casey was named an All-American by Street & Smith's, a "Prime Prospect" by The Sporting News in their pre-season national magazine, and among the Top 44 players in the nation by Blue Ribbon Yearbook ... During the summer of 1998, Casey captained the gold medal winning USA Basketball Men's World Youth Games team (17-under) that chalked up six wins, including a 78-72 victory over Russia in the championship game in Moscow, Russia ... Jacobsen led the USA team in scoring at 24 points per game (six games) ... Also averaged seven rebounds, shot 54 percent (49-for-90 from the field), and hit 40 percent (16-for-40) from three-point territory ... Jacobsen scored a game-high 23 points in the gold medal game, including back-to-back three-pointers in the second half to help open a cushion for the American squad ... Also handed out four assists and recorded three steals ... Jacobsen also competed for the silver medal winning West team at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Co ... During his junior season (1997-98), averaged 33.4 points (led the state in scoring), nine rebounds and four assists per game in leading his team to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A championship ... Averaged 45 points per game in the playoffs, and in one game, he made eleven 3-pointers ... Scored 1,050 points, only the fourth player in California state history to score at least 1,000 points in a season ... Shot 57 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free throw line as Glendora High School chalked up a 31-2 record ... Gained numerous honors during his junior campaign, including CIF Southern Section Division I Player of the Year, and Baseline League MVP ... In addition, Jacobsen was chosen all-state, and USA Today All-USA Honorable Mention ... As a sophomore in 1996-97, averaged 26 points and six rebounds per game ... Shot 53 percent from the floor, and 43 percent from three-point territory ... Named first team all-CIF and third team all-state following the 1996-97 season ... Averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as a freshman in 1995-96.

Cardinal Catalogue: Casey Jacobsen is also an outstanding student ... A four-year member of the Glendora High School's Honor Roll and a John Wooden Scholar (3.9 gpa) ... Casey is one of four brothers in the Jacobsen household ... Casey's brother, Brock, played and graduated with a business degree from the University of San Diego (1995-99), while another brother, Adam gained both his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Pacific (1993-98) ... The youngest brother of the Jacobsen group is Derek, age 14 ... Casey (156 three-pointers), Adam (311 three-pointers) and Brock (92 three-pointers) have combined to scored 559 three-pointers in their collegiate careers ... That is second-best in national collegiate basketball history ... The national record is 597 three-pointers by the McCarthy brothers (Brendan, who scored 300 three-pointers at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire from 1993-96, and Kevin McCarthy, who scored 297 three-pointers at New Hampshire College from 1989-92) ... Third on the list are the Barry brothers (John, who scored 198 three-pointers at Georgia Tech/Pacific from 1987-92, Drew, who scored 179 three-pointers at Georgia Tech from 1993-96, Brent, who scored 130 three-pointers at Oregon State from 1992-95, and Scooter, who scored eight three-pointers at Kansas from 1986-89) ... Casey is active in the community ... He was guest speaker at the Glendora Little League's opening day ceremonies, and addressed his church on Mother's Day ... John Stockton, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal and Keith Van Horn are four of his favorite players ... Casey's father, Von, starred as a prep at Crawford High School (San Diego) and in college at San Diego State ... Von knocked down citrus trees in the backyard to build a regulation halfcourt, complete with lights, a regulation college 3-point line and breakaway rims ... Gained a berth on the 2000 USA Basketball Men's Select Team that played against the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team on Sept. 2, 2000 (scored seven points in eleven minutes of play, hitting 3-of-4 shots with one three-pointer) ... Jacobsen is no stranger to playing on U.S. National Teams ... Played on the 1999 Junior World Championship Team and the 1999 U.S. Men's Junior National Select Team, and was also a member of the gold medal winning 1998 World Youth Games Team and the silver medal winning West Team at the 1998 USA Basketball Youth Developmental Festival.

Career Statistics

Year

3-Pt Gp-Gs

O/D Fg-Fga

Pct

Fg-Fga

Pct

Ft-Fta

Pct

Reb/Avg

Pts

Avg

Hi

Ast

Blk

Stl

Min

1999-00

31-18

139-298

.466

74-170

.435

97-136

.713

32-61/3.0

449

14.5

26

70

1

14

883

2000-01

34-34

203-400

.508

84-178

.472

126-155

.813

28-108/4.0

616

18.1

27

78

3

18

1,079

Totals

65-52

342-698

.490

158-348

.454

223-291

.766

60-169/3.5

1,065

16.4

27

148

4

32

1,962

Casey Jacobsen in the NCAA Tournament

Year

3-Pt Gp-Gs

Fg-Fga

Pct

Fg-Fga

Pct

Ft-Fta

Pct

Reb/Avg

Pts

Avg

Hi

Ast

Blk

Stl

Min

1999-00

2-2

8-21

.381

5-15

.333

2-2

1.000

3/1.5

23

11.5

18

4

0

2

63

2000-01

4-4

24-45

.533

8-15

.533

20-23

.870

17/8.5

76

19.0

27

10

1

2

141

Totals

6-6

32-66

.485

13-30

.433

22-25

.880

20/3.3

99

16.5

27

14

1

4

204


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