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#54 Nick Jacobs

Nick Jacobs - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-8
Weight 260
Birthdate 09/25/1992
Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
Last School South Atlanta HS
Experience TR
Transfer sitting out 2014-15 season
Last College Alabama
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-8 / 262
Nick Jacobs - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Notes

Atlanta native who attended South Atlanta High School with former Tech star Derrick Favors … Sat out the 2014-15 season after transferring from Alabama, and will play his final year in 2015-16 … Wore No. 15 at Alabama, which is retired at Georgia Tech, so he will wear No. 32, his high school number, this season … Played in 93 games and made 57 starts for the Crimson Tide, averaging 7.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.

2015-16 (Senior at Georgia Tech)Game-by-Game Statistics

Enjoyed his best collegiate season after sitting out 2014-15 as a transfer from Alabama … Started 28 games, including the last 11 … Dependable scorer in the post area who is Tech’s third-leading scorer (10.5 ppg) and No. 2 rebounder (5.8 rpg) … Had 19 double-figure games this season, two double-doubles … Scored double digits in seven straight games from Virginia on Jan. 9 to Duke on Feb. 2, averaging 15.4 points and 7.0 rebounds while hitting 52.9 percent from the floor … Five double-digit games after that (11 vs. Wake Forest, 12 at Boston College, 19 vs. Pittsburgh, 12 vs. Clemson in the ACC Tournament, 10 at South Carolina) … Scored nine points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds against Notre Dame on Feb. 20 … Finished regular season with 19 points (6-14 FG, 7-9 FT) and matched his career high with 12 rebounds on Senior Day vs. Pittsburgh … Came off the bench in four straight games, beginning with his 16-point performance in Tech’s win over Virginia, going 5-for-7 from the floor and hit 6-of-7 from the foul line, more free throws than in his previous five games combined … Returned to the starting lineup at NC State … Surpassed 1,000 career points against Pitt, finished his career with 1,057 … Had 557 career rebounds … Hit 47.6 percent of his shots from the floor and 77.6 percent of his free throw tries for the season … Third on the team with 21 blocked shots … Grabbed career-high four steals at North Carolina … In ACC games: 11.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 48.3 pct. FG, 78.6 pct. FT … Scored career-high 23 points (9-15 FG, 5-6 FT) with nine rebounds to lift Tech past Tennessee … Averaged 23.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in two games on Tech’s summer trip to the Bahamas … Hit 70.4 percent of his shots from the floor and 9-of-11 free throws … Scored game-high 31 points (11-15 FG, 9-10 FT) in just 22 minutes in closing win over CTG Knights.

2013-14 (Junior at Alabama)

Played in 25 games while making 10 starts before taking a leave of absence … was not with the team after Feb. 18 and did not play in the finals seven games of the season … finished fifth on the team with 8.4 points per game and boasted eight double-figure scoring games this year … scored a career-high 23 points and also had career-best numbers of field goals made (11), field goals attempted (15) and minutes played (42) in the triple overtime loss to Drexel (11/29) … recorded 18 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in win over Ole Miss (2/11) … had 18 points in the loss to Duke (11/27) … recorded 13 points and a game-high six rebounds vs. Tennessee (2/1) … collected 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor in 17 minutes vs. Florida (1/223) … lost 20 pounds during the offseason, going from a listed 265 at the start of the 2012-13 season to weighing in at 245 pounds.

2012-13 (Sophomore at Alabama)

Played in all 36 contests, making 32 starts, and finished the year averaging 7.6 points and 4.1 rebounds, while leading the team in field goal percentage (.539) … team’s top reserve who was the first sub off the bench in 27 of the 32 games he didn’t start … over his final 23 games of the season, he averaged 9.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks a game, while shooting a team-leading 57 percent (89-of-155) from the floor … had 13 double-figure scoring games this year, 12 of which came over UA’s final 21 games … had a career-high 18 points, along with nine rebounds, at Mississippi … recorded first double-double of season with 16 points and 11 rebounds at Mississippi State … also made a career-high eight made field goals (8-of-10) against the Bulldogs … had second double-double of the year with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Auburn … had 15 points, hitting 7-of-8 free throws, five boards and three blocks in the win over LSU … recorded a team-high 14 points and five boards in 22 minutes of action off the bench vs. Kentucky … earned first start of season vs. Tulane and responded with 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the floor … collected 11 points and five rebounds at Florida … had 10 points, four rebounds, three blocks and two steals in win over South Carolina … had 10 points on a career-high 13 field goal attempts to go along with five boards at LSU.

2011-12 (Freshman at Alabama)

Played in 32 games, making 15 starts … started eight of team’s final 12 games … hit 22 of last 34 shots from the field in the final seven games of the season … scored and had a rebound in every SEC game he appeared in … was second on the team and fourth among SEC freshmen in blocks … averaged 8.0 points per game in the SEC Tournament … scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting in the first round of the SEC Tournament … had eight points and eight boards in 23 minutes as starter at Mississippi … was perfect from the field, at 5-of-5 for 14 points at Arkansas … finished a point shy of season-high with 14 points at LSU on 11 attempts … hauled in nine rebounds against Mississippi in 36 minutes … posted 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting with a pair of rebounds and a block at South Carolina … scored nine points with three boards at Kentucky … posted seven points with six boards in 18 minutes against LSU … had six points, four rebounds and two blocks against Oklahoma State … scored Alabama’s first four points against Kansas State and added five rebounds … made his first career start against Detroit and scored Alabama’s first four points before finishing with 13 points … recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in 27 minutes against Alabama A&M … hauled in five rebounds in 10 minutes against Purdue … had a breakout performance with four points, three rebounds and five of Alabama’s 14 blocks against Wichita State … scored four points with five boards in his collegiate debut against North Florida.

Before Alabama

Highly-touted four-star recruit as rated by and … Rivals ranked him as the No. 10 forward in his and class and the 85th-ranked player nationally … averaged 23.0 points and 13.0 rebounds during his senior year while leading his team to the 3A state title … named 3A Player of the Year … averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds in his junior season for a South Atlanta program that has produced dozens of major college prospects under coach Michael Reddick … During the AAU season, Jacobs competed for coach Hulio Smith’s Atlanta Celtics program.


Born Sept. 25, 1992 … Son of Cheryl Jacobs … Majored in general health studies at Alabama … Majoring in History, Technology and Society at Tech.

 Career Statistics at Tech 
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