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Prospect Profile:
Jason Maxiell

Full Name: Jason Dior Maxiell
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 260
Birthdate: February 18, 1983 (Chicago)
High School: Newman Smith HS (Carrollton, Texas)
College: Cincinnati
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Cincinnati
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 35 3 117 212 .552 48 82 .585 0 0 237 3 24 52 282 8.10
2002-03 29 27 129 290 .445 86 128 .672 0 1 .000 195 13 13 43 344 11.9
2003-04 32 32 152 304 .500 130 191 .681 0 1 .000 222 43 21 66 434 13.6
2004-05 33 33 164 302 .543 176 273 .645 2 5 .400 254 28 33 91 506 15.3
Totals 129 95 562 1108 .507 440 674 .653 2 7 .286 908 87 91 252 1566 12.1

Career Highlights: Finished 11th on Cincinnatiís career scoring list with 1,566 points (13th in Conference USA history) and second on the UC career chart for blocked shots with 252 (4th in C-USA). Played 129 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Bearcatsí history, and started the last 77 contests.

Senior (2004-05): Earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors. Led C-USA in blocked shots (2.8 bpg) and ranked 18th in the nation. His 91 blocks is the second-highest UC single-season total. Averaged 17.3 points in UCís three postseason games and shot .607 from the field. Posted 22 points (8-of-11 shooting), nine rebounds and six blocks in NCAA Tournament opening round win vs. Iowa. Recorded a career-high eight blocks to go with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Houston. Scored a career-high 30 points and tallied seven blocks vs. Longwood. Tied his career with 15 rebounds, and recorded 21 points and five blocks vs. Northern Iowa.

Junior (2003-04): Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team. Earned C-USA All-Tournament honors, averaging 9.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in three games. Led the Bearcats in scoring (13.1 ppg), rebounds (6.9 rpg) and blocked shots (2.1 bpg). Scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds in win over No. 20 Memphis. Scored in double figures 24 times.

Sophomore (2002-03): Recorded six double-doubles and led Cincinnati in rebounding and blocked shots. Tallied 17 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks in C-USA Tournament vs. Southern Miss. Scored 24 points in victory over No. 11 Oklahoma State, and tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds in victory over No. 5 Oregon.

Freshman (2001-02): Named Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year and earned C-USA All-Freshman Team honors. Averaged 9.3 points and 7.0 rebounds in the three C-USA Tournament games. Scored 18 points (9-of-9 shooting) in victory over DePaul. Grabbed 15 rebounds to go with 13 points and six blocks in win over Coppin State.

Strengths: Freakish leaping ability and physical strength allow him to play much bigger than his listed height. Runs the floor exceptionally well for a player his size.

Personal: Participated in the U.S. Olympic Festival in 2001. Nickname is J-Max. Son of Patricia Maxiell. Favorite hobby is building model cars. Majored in social sciences.