10 Jessie Wilcox
2007-08: Started 22 of 24 games played for the Huskies...The Huskies' third leading scorer, averaging 10.3 points a game with 248 points...Missed four games due to a hand injury...Led NIU in scoring five times, including a season high 23-point performance in the Huskies' 60-59 win over Western Illinois (11-15-07)...Made a season-high seven free throws against Western Illinois...Turned in a 22-point performance in 77-63 win against Buffalo (1-31-08)...Was third on the team in field goal percentage (41.8)...Led the team in assists with 92 and ranked fourth in steals with 19...Was eighth in the league in assists, averaging 3.83 a game...Second in three-point field goals made with 37 and three-point field goals attempted with 93...Shot 39.8 percent from three-point territory to finish ninth in the conference in three-point field goal percentage...In the top five in free throw percentage, shooting 75.5 percent from the charity stripe...Earned Victory Scholar (3.50-4.00 GPA) status within NIU's Academic Excellence program.
2006-07: Started all 31 games for the Huskies...NIU's third-leading scorer with 304 points, averaging 9.8 points a game...Posted a career-high 24 points against Miami (OH) (2-3-07), going 8-13 from the field and 4-5 from the free throw line...Tallied 17 double-digit scoring games...Scored 19 points against Ball State (2-28-07) and hit the 16-point plateau twice, at Ohio (1-23-07) and against Eastern Michigan (2-14-07)...Recorded a perfect day at Buffalo (1-27-07), as she went 4-4 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line for 12 points...In the top five in every offensive category including field goal percentage (40.4), field goal attempts (7.9), field goals made per game (3.2) and three-point percentage (38.7)...Had her first career double-double (13 points, 11 rebounds) in the Huskies' win at Toledo (1-10-07)...Went 65-81 from the free throw line, shooting 80.1 percent from the charity stripe...Grabbed 118 rebounds, to averaged 3.8 boards a game...Second on the team in assists with 84 for a 2.7 average...Finished the season third on the team in steals with 21...Earned Victory Scholar (3.50-4.00 GPA) status within NIU's Academic Excellence program.
2005-06: Valuable contributor as a true freshman...Saw action in all 29 games and started 26...Tied for fourth on the team in minutes played (609) and averaged 21 minutes per game...Averaged 4.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game...Ranked third on the team in assists (47) and steals (21) and fourth in three-pointers made (16-of-57) and free throws made (33)...Scored 5.0 points per game and grabbed 36 rebounds (second on team) in MAC play...Led the team in assists versus Buffalo (1-31-06) with six and was the team leader or co-leader in assists in four games...Recorded double-figures in points in four games, including a season-high 16 in the overtime win over Buffalo when she added six rebounds...Played a career and season high 49 minutes in that game...Drained six field goals in the Toledo game (1-14-06) en route to 14 points and added three boards and three assists...Scored 13 points versus Ohio (1-28-06) and 11 in win over Coppin State (12-30-05)...In her first career collegiate game, pulled down a career high seven rebounds versus North Dakota State (11-18-05)...Nearly reached double-figures with nine points versus Western Michigan (2-26-06) and added three assists and two rebounds...Collected five rebounds in the Miami (2-4-06) and Ball State (2-28-06) games...Made four steals in the Central Michigan contest (2-18-06)...Earned Victory Scholar (3.50-4.00 GPA) status within NIU's Academic Excellence program.
Prep: Academic and athletic standout for Division I state powerhouse Oshkosh (WI) West High School...Four-time varsity letterwinner for OWHS which earned two state championships, three Final Four showings and four Elite Eight appearances during Wilcox' tenure...Also earned letters in soccer, volleyball and cross country...Earned academic letter from West and was member of Oneil Honor Society in addition to being a DARE Role Model...Earned second team Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-State honor, fourth team Associated Press All-State award, first team All-Area and first team All-Fox Valley Association accolades in 2004-05...Averaged 13.6 ppg. while shooting 48.4 percent from the floor and 40.6 percent from behind the arc...Established single-season school mark for assists (83) and steals (48)...Departed West as No. 4 career scorer with 913 points, No. 1 in career steals with 207, and No. 2 in assists with 272...Reached No. 13 slot on career rebound chart with 238...Co-captain and team Most Valuable Player pick on 17-7 unit which reached Elite Eight...Named to WBCA's North unit for summer All-Star game...Garnered fourth team WBCA All-State status as a junior in 2003-04, plus first team All-Area and first team FVA All-Conference honors in helping Oshkosh West capture second straight state crown...Letterwinning freshman reserve on 2001-02 Final Four varsity unit.
Personal: Oldest of two children for Jamie and Jean Wilcox with younger brother Jordan...Michael Jordan fan. Nickname: Willie. Major: Art Education. Birthdate: Feb. 4, 1987.