Full Name: Jarrod Gee
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 240
Birthdate: December 26, 1975 (Chicago, IL)
High School: St. Martin de Porres HS (IL)
Has played professionally in the USBL, the CBA, the IBA, Israel, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Poland, and Turkey. Spent the 2002-03 season with Elitzur Qiryat Ata in the Israeli National League, averaging 13 points and 5 rebounds in 24 games. Played with the Dodge City Legend in the USBL in the summer of 2002, averaging 8.4 points and 6.0 rebounds in seven games. Finished the 2001-02 season in the Philippines with the Barangay Ginebra Kings, participating in the Governorís Cup. Started 2001-02 in the CBA with the Rockford Lightning and was later traded to the Gary Steelheads. Played in 34 total games, averaging 9.6 points and 5.7 rebounds. Played in Poland during the 1999-00 and 2000-01 seasons. Started the 1998-99 season in Turkey, before playing briefly with the Wisconsin Blast in the IBA, and finishing up the season with La Coruna in the Spanish LEB League.
Completed four-year college career with totals of 924 points, 594 rebounds and 83 blocked shots. Appeared in 127 career games, starting 81 times. Finished career ranked seventh on the schoolís all-time leader list for blocked shots with 83. Scored in double figures 40 times, with four games of 20 or more points.
As a senior, averaged 8.5 points and 5.3 rebounds. Started 32 of 33 games. Scored in double figures 14 times, with a career-high 26 points against Illinois-Chicago on 10-for-13 shooting. Posted four double-doubles. Scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Minnesota. Tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds against Louisville. Recorded 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks against Clemson. Posted 20 points at Northwestern. Scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Maryland.
As a junior, averaged 6.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 19.9 minutes a contest. Started 16 of 32 games. Scored season-high 14 points three times, against Coppin State, Michigan and Minnesota. Blocked a career-high four shots against Iowa.
As a sophomore, averaged 8.5 points and 6.1 rebounds in 25.3 minutes a contest. Started 27 of 31 games. Led team and ranked fourth in the Big Ten in blocked shots. Named Big Ten Player of the Week after scoring 24 points and grabbing a career-high 17 rebounds against Illinois-Chicago.
As a freshman, averaged 6.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 19.3 minutes a contest. Started six times. Posted first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against the College of Charleston.