Five things you may not know about Pierre Jackson
By: Jim Eichenhofer, Pelicans.com, @Jim_Eichenhofer
2) He was the nation’s 18th-leading scorer in Division I in 2012-13, averaging 19.8 points per game. He also ranked 15th in assists. “I like to get my teammates involved, move the ball around and keep them happy,” Jackson said. “When it’s my time to score, I have no problem doing that, because I’m capable.”
3) You could count on him for a three-pointer just about every time he put on a Baylor uniform. He made at least one trey in each of his final 48 college games, a school record.
4) At 5-foot-10, you might not expect Jackson to be much of a dunker. Think again.
5) His high school, Desert Pines in Las Vegas, has already retired his No. 5 jersey.