Full Name:
Jason Maurice Capel
Position:
Forward
College:
North Carolina
Height:
6-8
Weight:
237
High School:
St. John’s at Prospect Hall (Frederick, Maryland)
Birthdate:
January 15, 1980
Birthplace:
Fayetteville, N.C.

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Finished career as 25th-leading scorer in North Carolina history with 1,447 points, two more than Shammond Williams (Seattle SuperSonics).
Named Third Team All-ACC as a junior and senior.
Was a starter on the North Carolina team that reached the 2000 NCAA Final Four.
A four-year starter, one of only nine such players at North Carolina since freshman became eligible for the 1972-73 season.


AT NORTH CAROLINA
As a senior, led the Tar Heels in seven statistical categories, including scoring (15.6 ppg), rebounding (8.6 rpg) and free throw percentage (82.4%).
Scored a career-high 28 points twice, at Duke and vs. Clemson.
Had several fine all-around games, including 27-point, five-rebound, five-assist effort against eventual NCAA champion Maryland.
Scored 26 points and added seven rebounds and four assists vs. North Carolina A&T.
Tallied 22 points and tied career-high with 16 rebounds vs. Texas A&M.
Missed three games in January after suffering a concussion.

As a junior, earned All-ACC Third Team honors for the first time.
Tied teammate Brendan Haywood (Washington Wizards) for the team lead with 7.3 rpg while contributing 11.4 ppg.
Led Tar Heels with 56 three-point field goals, was second with 36 steals and third with 111 assists (3.4 apg).
Scored 20 or more points three times, including season-high 27 vs. Maryland.
In 27-point game vs. Maryland, made 10 of 14 field goal attempts.
Registered only the second triple-double in North Carolina history (16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) vs. Buffalo.

As a sophomore, was a starting forward on North Carolina team that rebounded from difficult regular season to advance to NCAA Final Four.
Led the team in free throw percentage (82.9%).
Voted team’s Most Inspirational Player by teammates and coaches.
Finished third on the team with 92 assists.
Tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds in NCAA Tournament first round win over Missouri.
Named to the NCAA South Regional All-Tournament Team for his all-around play in wins over Tennessee and Tulsa.

As a freshman, missed eight games, six due to mononucleosis in January and February.
Averaged 9.1 points and 4.1 rebounds.
Led team in free throw percentage (85.4%), only the second freshman to lead the team (joining Curtis Hunter).
Scored a season-high 16 points vs. Old Dominion and Charleston en route to winning Food Lion Classic MVP honors.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 26 21 69 161 .429 76 89 .854 106 51 23 3 237 9.1
1999-00 36 36 141 318 .443 116 140 .829 245 92 35 9 444 12.3
2000-01 33 32 124 264 .470 73 93 .785 242 111 36 9 377 11.4
2001-02 25 25 119 279 .427 112 136 .824 214 75 29 2 389 15.6
TOTALS 120 114 453 1022 .443 377 458 .823 807 329 123 23 1,447 12.1
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 23-for-56 (.411); 1999-00, 46-for-121 (.380); 2000-01, 56-for-134 (.418); 2001-02, 39-for-126 (.310). Totals: 164-for-437 (.375).